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Patrick Whittaker of Solar States installs solar panels on the roof of a home in Bryn Mawr.

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

Patrick Whittaker of Solar States installs solar panels on the roof of a home in Bryn Mawr.

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

Cambria County residents Janice Eastbourn-Bloom and Rick Bloom installed solar panels on their barn rooftop in 2011.

Solar co-ops grow in western PA

By Amy Sisk

The new law will help commercial property owners finance the upfront costs of installing clean energy upgrades, such as new solar panels.

A new report from Gov. Tom Wolf's administration sets a target of 10 percent solar power in Pennsylvania by 2030.

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

Solar panels in Hanover generate electricity for the Snyder's-Lance snack company.

Report: Attracting solar farms vital to bolstering renewable energy

Clean energy advocates and environmental officials say bringing solar farms to Pennsylvania needs to happen if the state wants to significantly boost how much energy it gets from the sun.

By Amy Sisk

Solar panels in Hanover generate electricity for the Snyder's-Lance snack company.

Solar installers in Pennsylvania weather tariff upheaval

Smaller-scale projects less affected by materials cost
By Amy Sisk

Cambria County residents Janice Eastbourn-Bloom and Rick Bloom installed solar panels on their barn rooftop in 2011.

Johnstown’s comeback could get an energy boost from the sun

Johnstown residents are looking to clean energy to help revitalize the community, which has suffered job losses and a drop in population.

By Amy Sisk


Richard Tumushime, an electrician with Pittsburgh-based Energy Independent Solutions, works with a crew to put the finishing touches on wiring a solar panel system at the new Forest Hills Municipal Building.
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