Solar means business in America: Here’s what that looks like in Pennsylvania
By Scott Elias, guest editorial, PENN Live Patriot-News, Feb. 4, 2022
Americans know that solar means business, creates jobs, helps the environment, and can help families, farms, and businesses save money — that’s why poll after poll finds that an …
Pennsylvania PULSE (Project to Utilize Light and Solar Energy)
March 22, 2021, Press Release, Gov. Wolf office.
Governor Tom Wolf announced today a major clean energy initiative that will produce nearly 50 percent of state government’s electricity through seven new solar energy arrays totaling 191-megawatts to be built around …
Clean Energy Employed 94,000 in PA Before Pandemic, 50K More than Fossil Fuels
E2 Report, September 23, 2020.
Pittsburgh (September 23, 2020) – Led by strong growth in solar energy, grid modernization, and energy efficiency, Pennsylvania added more than 3,000 net new clean energy jobs in 2019, continuing a years-long trend that made …
The largest solar array of its kind in the U.S. now sits atop a former Pittsburgh steel mill
A 133,000-square-foot solar array is now functional at Hazelwood Green’s Mill 19. It’s a project that marries the story of Pittsburgh’s past with its future: bridge workers applied 4,784 solar panels to the …
Solar Power Deal Accelerates Pitt’s Sustainability Progress
Pittwire, Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
The University of Pittsburgh is continuing to drive progress toward achieving carbon neutrality through a new solar power purchase agreement that will supply approximately 13% of the Pittsburgh campus’ annual electricity usage.
Under the 20-year …
Reading is Getting Ready for Climate Change
By Lisa Scheid, Reading Eagle, May 26, 2020.
Reading’s path to committing to 100% renewable energy began almost four years ago with a worried community college writing professor.
Stephanie Anderson of Reading Area Community College found herself looking for a …
Two PA Colleges Hit Carbon Neutrality Goals
U Penn signs Power Purchase Agreement to supply campus with solar energy by 2023
04/16/20 The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Penn recently signed a Power Purchase Agreement for the construction of two new solar energy facilities in central Pennsylvania to supply campus with renewable energy.
The two solar energy facilities will operate …
Virginia becomes the first state in the South to target 100% clean power
The state’s Democratic majority is doing what Democratic majorities do.
Over the last decade or so, Virginia has gradually transitioned from a purple to blue state. Now it will embark …