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Greenhouse Gas Initiative Historic Opportunity for Energy Efficiency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 3, 2019 Contact: Julian Boggs, KEEA Policy Director, 215-910-4790,   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 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 […]

Thank You for Attending the 2018 PA Energy Efficiency Conference from KEEA!

On the 25th and 26th of October, we gathered at the Hilton in Harrisburg with almost 200 of our friends and colleagues for our annual conference on all things energy efficiency: topics included the direction of Act 129 reform, new and developing policy, indoor agriculture’s relationship to energy, and the future of energy efficiency technology. […]

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, […]

2018 Clean Jobs Pennsylvania Report

This week, our partners at E2 released the latest 2018 jobs report, [download-attachment id=”4532″ title=”Clean-Jobs-Pennsylvania-2018″],  following on the heels of their Clean Jobs Colorado and Clean Jobs America reports. This report details the 86,285 clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania down to the metro, county, and state senate, state house, and congressional district levels. Some other major takeaways include: About 42% of all state clean […]

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 […]