Clean Power Plan Reapeal

Yesterday, EPA Administrator Pruitt formally announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama era regulation that would have limited CO2 emissions from the country’s power sector. For the past three years, KEEA has worked on the state and federal levels to ensure that energy efficiency would be a cornerstone of Pennsylvania’s state […]

2017 E2 & KEEA Clean Jobs Report

Download the Clean Jobs Pennsylvania 2017 Report Read the 2017 Clean Jobs PA Joint Press Release The Clean Jobs Pennsylvania 2017 report is part of E2’s and KEEA’s ongoing effort to better understand the employment impacts of energy efficiency and renewable energy in the state and identify which policies would support additional job creation. Our […]

Energy Efficiency Day October 5th, 2017

We’re an official partner of Energy Efficiency Day, an annual national event promoting energy efficiency across sectors and regions – join us! Energy Efficiency Day is a collaborative effort between regional and national organizations, business, utilities, and individuals working to promote energy efficiency: the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut consumer bills and […]

KEEA Celebrates Energy Efficiency Day 2016!

(PHILADELPHIA) – In honor of the first annual Energy Efficiency Day (October 5, 2016), the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) is joining thousands of organizations, companies, and individuals nationwide applauding the vital and wide-ranging contributions energy-saving programs and policies have made and continue to make in the U.S. Research has indicated that ramping up energy […]

KEEA Energy Efficiency Policy Leaders Weigh in on D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Hearing on the Challenge to the Clean Power Plan

[September 28, 2016] -In a hearing that continued on into the evening yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard arguments on the Clean Power Plan, which has been on hold since the Supreme Court issued a stay earlier this year. Although Pennsylvania is not party to the lawsuit, Governor Wolf supports […]

Renewable Energy Opposition Most Prevelant At State Level

Nowadays, a huge chunk of the action on clean energy in the United States is happening at the state level. Some 29 states and Washington D.C. have renewable energy standards requiring electric utilities to get a portion of their power from sources like wind or solar. (Washington Post) Those state-level standards have played a big […]

Governor Wolf Nominates Patrick McDonnell to Serve Permanently as Secretary of Environmental Protection

From today’s press release: Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today nominated Acting Secretary of Environmental Protection Patrick McDonnell to serve permanently in that role, pending approval by the Pennsylvania Senate. “In his acting capacity and throughout his career, Patrick has been a dedicated steward of the environment and a leader in advancing Pennsylvania’s energy […]

PA DEP Secretary Quigley Resigns

Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley resigned his post effective immediately Friday, after a brief meeting with Gov. Tom Wolf. The move rids the Wolf administration of a secretary with a passion for green causes, but whose style had managed to ruffle so many feathers, a source close to the administration said, that it was […]

Earth Day Gift Ideas that Keep Giving All Year Round

Earth Day isn’t generally viewed as a gift-giving holiday like Christmas or Valentine’s Day, but maybe it should be. After all, what shows that you care about someone more than a multi-pack of energy efficient LED lightbulbs that can help save their planet and money, too? Celebrating Earth Day, April 22nd, the same way we observe […]