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Wolf Administration to buy half of state government’s electricity from solar

The projects spread across six counties will add 191 megawatts of solar energy in the state, nearly double how much is produced statewide now.

By Rachel McDevitt

With solar on the rise in Pa., some worry the panels will be harmful. Scientists say most fears have been disproven

Scientists say the outcomes of studies are not as well known as the initial concerns.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania is on the cusp of a solar energy boom. Some communities want to fight it

Solar developers proposed more than 200 projects in Pennsylvania in 2020. Many are slated for rural townships, which haven’t traditionally hosted energy projects.

By Rachel McDevitt


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