Job-Creating Building Energy Performance Legislation Passes Philadelphia City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Boggs, Policy Director, Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance jboggs@keealliance.org 215.910.4790   Philadelphia, PA: On Thursday, November 21st, the Building Energy Performance Policy (bill number 190600), passed out of Philadelphia City Council with a vote of 15 – 0. The legislation, introduced in June of 2019 by Councilmember Blondell Reynolds Brown, requires […]

Greenhouse Gas Initiative Historic Opportunity for Energy Efficiency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 3, 2019 Contact: Julian Boggs, KEEA Policy Director, 215-910-4790, jboggs@keealliance.org   Greenhouse Gas Initiative Historic Opportunity for Energy Efficiency Harrisburg – Governor Wolf issued an Executive Order today initiating the process to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI. RGGI is a multi-state compact across 10 Northeastern states […]

BREAKING: DOE Rollbacks to Lighting Efficiency Standards

  DOE MOVES TO STRIKE COST-SAVING LIGHTING EFFICIENCY STANDARDS MEDIA CONTACT: D. Laninga, Communications Manager dlaninga@energyefficiencyalliance.org 215.910.4785   On Wednesday, September 4th, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) took two major actions jeopardizing the savings achieved through energy-efficient lighting. The actions together represent a major step backward in lighting energy efficiency standards and could cost […]

2019 Clean Jobs Report Shows Over 68k EE Jobs

 2019 Clean Jobs Report Release On a rooftop in North Philadelphia on Wednesday June 19th, Environmental Entrepreneurs released some great news backed by strong data: a whopping 90,000 Pennsylvanians now work in the clean energy industry ⏤ and energy efficiency clocks in at 68,000 jobs. E2 had this to say about the status of Pennsylvania’s […]

New Energy Efficiency Bill Introduced to Pennsylvania Senate

Pennsylvania businesses applaud new energy efficiency bill;  SB 1236 would save customers $248 million. DELAWARE COUNTY – Today, a bi-partisan group of legislators led by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-Delaware County) announced plans to modernize a decade-old policy aimed at incentivizing Pennsylvania’s businesses and residents to reduce their energy consumption. Pennsylvania businesses applauded the bill, SB 1236, […]

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 […]