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Councilwoman Reynolds Brown Introduces Legislation to Establish a Solar Rebate Program for the City of Philadelphia

PRESS CONTACT:  Dawn R. Crump, Communications Manager  Dawn.Crump@phila.gov (215) 686-3438 PHILADELPHIA (May 9, 2019) — Today, Councilwoman Reynolds Brown (At-Large) introduced a bill to establish a Solar Rebate Program for Philadelphia commercial buildings and residential properties. Councilwoman Reynolds Brown stated, “The Solar Rebate Program will align Philadelphia with other major cities, such as New York, […]

Questions of Transition to Cleaner Power – Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday 5/3/19 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com

150th solar installation flip switching event in Fairmount – Philadelphia Energy Authority Philadelphia and Pennsylvania governments both have important decisions to make about our energy future. Should we continue the path we’ve trodden for decades or should we find a way to help citizens have reliable clean energy that doesn’t add to climate change? Tune […]

City Officials Reopen Solarize Philly, Urge Homeowners to Take Advantage of Federal Solar Tax Credit

Philadelphia, April 23, 2019 – Mayor Jim Kenney, Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District), and the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) on Tuesday announced the reopening of Solarize Philly registration in 2019. “Cutting local carbon emissions, creating jobs, and reducing energy costs shows that going solar is a win-win for Philadelphia,” Mayor Jim Kenney said. “The 30-percent federal Investment Tax Credit is in […]

American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarship Opportunity

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues. AABE’s Philadelphia Chapter is currently looking for candidates to receive college scholarships. The […]