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Solar panels from a wastewater authority? In Centre County, renewable energy has an unlikely booster

The agency thinks by promoting solar, it can convince the state it’s also helping cut nitrate emissions.

By Anne Danahy

Watch: In Pa., solar set to test how local governments deal with new kind of energy infrastructure

Solar energy is starting to take off in Pennsylvania, with developers targeting the state’s open space. Many communities may not be ready to handle.

By Rachel McDevitt

The largest solar array of its kind in the U.S. now sits atop a former Pittsburgh steel mill

A 133,000-square-foot solar array is now functional at Hazelwood Green’s Mill 19. It’s a project that marries the story of Pittsburgh’s past with its future.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

South-central Pennsylvania borough makes significant commitment to solar energy

The Borough of Chambersburg’s council recently voted unanimously to enter into a 20-year power purchase agreement with Virginia-based Sun Tribe.

By Rachel McDevitt

Dickinson College takes big step toward becoming carbon-neutral

Dickinson College is partnering with three other schools on a renewable energy contract to help each one offset its greenhouse gas emissions.

By Rachel McDevitt

Dreaming of going solar? In Philadelphia a city rebate can help.

A new Philadelphia solar rebate could help homeowners save about $1,000.
By Catalina Jaramillo

Solar jobs grow in Pennsylvania while declining nationally

Pennsylvania had 4,219 solar jobs in 2018 — a 10 percent increase over the previous year, the report found.

By Marie Cusick

Solar co-ops grow in western PA

By Amy Sisk

Philadelphia plans a massive solar plant in Adams County

The city wants to use energy from the plant to power its operations
By Susan Phillips