News & Events

Stay current on the latest news and information from ECA and on energy saving efforts in Pennsylvania.


04/11/2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014              

 

PHILADELPHIA RANKS 9TH IN EPA’S LIST OF TOP CITIES WITH ENERGY STAR® CERTIFIED BUILDINGS

 

 

03/06/2014

Washington D.C. (March 5, 2014): Today 191 Republican and 184 Democratic members of the House joined to pass the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126), sponsored by Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT). The bill includes several provisions to save energy in buildings:

03/04/2014

The Philadelphia Inquirer/ March 4, 2014

A Conn. firm has agreed to buy the city utility for $1.86 billion.

02/25/2014

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 organizations and two individuals in the public and private sectors for their leadership in addressing climate change by reducing carbon pollution.

02/14/2014

A fascinating report by the Abell Foundation makes recommendations for expanding the use of solar generation for community development in Baltimore, Maryland.

Read the full report here!

01/30/2014

January 29, 2014 – The mayors from 10 major U.S. cities today announced they will undertake a united effort to significantly boost energy efficiency in their buildings, a move that combined could cut as much climate change pollution as generated by 1 million to 1.5 million passenger vehicles every year, and lower energy bills by nearly $1 billion annually.

01/28/2014

January 27, 2014

HARRISBURG – The extreme cold has significantly increased the demand for electricity, leading the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) to call on consumers to conserve electricity.

01/27/2014

Monday, Shored Up received the Hilton Worldwide LightStay Sustainability Fund & Award for a completed feature-length documentary film about environmental sustainability. Part of a three-year partnership between Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and the Hilton Worldwide hospitality company, the award includes a $25,000 grant for marketing and audience-building. The film will also be offered on Hilton Worldwide’s in-room channels and websites: 3,800 hotels in 88 countries, a potential audience of 250 million guests.