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Friends of the Wissahickon Receives “Keep Communities Flowing” Grant from American Water Charitable Foundation

The American Water Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization created by American Water, the parent company of American Water Resources, has awarded its 2019 Keep Communities Flowing Grant to eleven projects in seven states, including Friends of the Wissahickon in Philadelphia. PEA is partnered with American Water Resources to offer the Philadelphia Water and Sewer Line […]

PEA Announces Clean Energy Conference with Smart Energy Decisions

  Philadelphia, June 27, 2019 – Smart Energy Decisions (SED), in association with the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), an independent creation of City Council, announced Thursday that Philadelphia will host a major regional clean energy conference, Accelerate Philly, in December 2019. The event is organized in response to the growing interest and urgent need to increase the […]

City Council Passes Legislation Creating a Solar Incentive Program for the City of Philadelphia

PRESS CONTACT:  Dawn R. Crump, Communications Manager Dawn.Crump@phila.gov (215) 686-3438 PHILADELPHIA (June 20, 2019) – Philadelphia City Council passed legislation introduced by Councilwoman Reynolds Brown (At-Large) that will launch a Solar Rebate Program for Philadelphia commercial and residential properties. Councilwoman Reynolds Brown stated, “Philadelphia can now serve as an example for residents and local businesses […]

Water and Sewer Line Protection Program Saves Philadelphia Homeowners $1 Million in First Six Months

Philadelphia, May 15, 2019 – City officials on Wednesday joined American Water Resources (AWR) representatives to announce that a new water and sewer line protection partnership has already saved Philadelphia homeowners more than $1 million in the first six months of enrollment.  The program, a partnership between AWR and the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), an independent creation of City […]