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Philadelphia Energy Campaign Year 1 Update Release

           Philadelphia, June 28, 2018 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Majority Leader Bobby Henon (6th District), and Councilmember Al Taubenberger (At-Large) on Thursday joined sustainability advocates and local business owners at Grey Lodge Pub, the first small business to receive a deep energy retrofit through the Philadelphia Energy Campaign The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) […]

PEA’s Philadelphia Energy Campaign Receives Harvard Recognition

COUNCIL INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE & AFFORDABLE HOUSING RECEIVES HARVARD RECOGNITION Philadelphia, June 14, 2018 – The Philadelphia Energy Campaign, an initiative proposed by Council President Darrell L. Clarke and administered by the Philadelphia Energy Authority, is the subject of an award-winning research paper published at Harvard University. The paper, titled “A Pathway to […]

PEA and City Council Celebrate Spring 2018 Clean Energy Trainees

‘Find Your Power’ Jobs Training Program, Overseen by PEA, Receives $100,000 From PECO Philadelphia, June 5, 2018 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite, and representatives of PECO and Siemens on Tuesday honored the Spring 2018 graduates of “Find Your Power,” a solar and energy efficiency training course administered by the […]

The Move to Adopt 2018 Building Code

Though it might not seem all that glamorous, Philadelphia’s switch to 2018 energy efficiency building standards will have far-reaching impacts, such as lowering the city’s carbon footprint, addressing income inequality and decreasing energy bills. The City is currently operating under the 2009 International Construction Code for commercial and multi-family buildings, but with the jump-ahead, which […]

Philadelphia Solar Energy Projects Receive $3.7 Million in PA Grant Funding

SoNo Redevelopment Project in Northern Liberties Among 11 Local Grant Recipients The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), an agency authorized by City Council to promote sustainability and energy cost savings initiatives, on Wednesday thanked Pennsylvania’s Solar Energy Program (SEP) for awarding $30 million in grant funding to solar energy projects across the Commonwealth. The SEP, which is administered by […]