News & Events

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


07/25/2014

Read the full article at Renewable Energy Focus http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/39321/report-new-clean-energy-investment-climbs-to-five-quarter-high/

Renewable energy project finance reaches $40.1 billion, newly released statistics shows

06/25/2014

The following was taken from the OP ED section of the New York Times. Based off the Risky Business - The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States Executive Summary, found here. 

By HENRY M. PAULSON Jr. JUNE 21, 2014

06/02/2014

Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy.

From epa.gov

05/08/2014

The EnergyWorks program and other Better Buildings Neighborhood Partners completed 100,000 energy efficiency upgrades in homes and businesses across the country!

05/08/2014

ECA’s Rain Check program was recently featured in a documentary by WaterBlues.org that showcases what steps Philadelphia is taking to manage stormwater runoff and mitigate combined sewer overflows.

04/30/2014

Montgomery County, Md., has become the first county in the nation to pass an energy benchmarking law, requiring owners of large nonresidential buildings to track and report their properties’ energy use.

Montgomery County’s new law was part of a package of nine energy bills introduced by Councilmember Roger Berliner (District 1) and unanimously passed on April 22 (Earth Day). The law requires the annual benchmarking, or tracking, of energy use in large nonresidential buildings, first those owned by the county and then privately owned buildings.

04/24/2014

ECA's HEP trainings have a 100% pass rate thus far.  The first (2) certified QCIs are David Dennis and Paul Ricker, CONGRATS!  For a schedule of HEP trainings at ECA Click Here

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.