clean-energy

The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Wolf signs dozens of bills including clean energy tax credits, fentanyl testing and driver’s ed

BY: - November 4, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf signed a whopping 66 bills into law on Thursday, including measures to provide tax credits for zero-carbon energy production, to punish Pennsylvania Turnpike toll scofflaws, and to provide new tools to combat the opioid epidemic. The bills, passed near the end of the General Assembly’s 2021-22 session, also aim to expand the […]

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Pa. must modernize its approach to clean energy – or risk falling further behind  | Opinion

BY: - October 20, 2022

By failing to embrace clean energy, Pa. decision-makers are depriving the commonwealth of an economic windfall.

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at the Global Clean Energy Action Forum in Pittsburgh on 9/22/22 (Photo courtesy Gov. Wolf's office).

How the promise of a clean energy future in Pa. could be undone by politics | Analysis

BY: - October 17, 2022

The state’s powerful oil and gas industry wields influence in ways that could blunt the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act.

For offshore wind aspirations to become reality, transmission hurdles must be cleared

BY: - October 5, 2022

Right now, there aren’t many incentives for developers to share interconnection and transmission infrastructure, one expert said.

The Youth Strike for Climate Justice rally marches down Fifth Avenue in Oakland on Wed., Sept. 21, 2022

‘We need to do everything we can now’: In Pgh, students march for climate justice

BY: - September 22, 2022

The protest came as clean energy industry leaders from around the world meet in the Steel City.

Pa. schools have doubled their solar power use since 2020

BY: - May 22, 2022

Only 2 percent of schools in the state, which is a total of 108, produce their own solar power.

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Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.

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Pa. awards $2M in clean energy grants to boost workforce development | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 13, 2022

The grants are intended to help individuals from underserved communities, the administration said.

The future is electric: Can Pa. switch gears? | Analysis

BY: - February 2, 2022

There are plenty of roadblocks the state must bypass to get to sustainability.

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How your daily choices are key to fighting climate change | Opinion

BY: - November 26, 2021

The connections between those acts and rising global temperatures may seem distant. But they have a huge impact.

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Here’s how to build a more equitable future for Pa. with clean energy | Opinion

BY: - May 5, 2021

By targeting the benefits of clean energy investments to low-income households and communities exiting the fossil fuel industry, DEP can lift families out of energy poverty, improve public health, and build local wealth.