EDPR NA Distributed Generation LLC, the distribution enterprise unit of EDP Renewables, has partnered with the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) as a part of its Solarize Philly Program to assist develop entry to onsite renewable power options for enterprise, business and industrial properties all through town.
Launched by PEA in 2017, Solarize Philly is Philadelphia’s first city-wide solarize program. With a aim of increasing town’s onsite photo voltaic market, this system goals to make the method of putting in photo voltaic as straightforward and reasonably priced as doable whereas additionally supporting photo voltaic coaching on the College District of Philadelphia and enhancing entry to wash power throughout town’s neighborhoods. Because the program’s launch, greater than $12 million has been invested in communities throughout Philadelphia, serving to enhance entry to wash power all through town.
“At EDPR NA DG, we’re devoted to offering equitable entry to native, dependable, and cost-saving power, no matter the place you reside or do enterprise,” says Richard Dovere, EDPR NA DG’s chief funding officer. “We’re delighted to be part of Solarize Philly’s very important mission in supporting companies on their net-zero carbon journey via the adoption of onsite renewable power technology.”
EDPR NA DG was chosen via a public solicitation course of to be one among Solarize Philly’s devoted companions targeted on offering business, industrial and actual property property homeowners full turnkey onsite power options. Know-how options will vary from distributed photo voltaic to co-located storage, electrical car charging, micro-grid, power demand/power resilience and power effectivity applied sciences. This 12 months is the primary time Solarize Philly Program is open to retail, business and industrial entities all through Philadelphia.
“Companies are very important to the continued development and improvement of Philadelphia,” states Emily Schapira, president and CEO of PEA. “We’re excited for this collaboration with EDPR NA DG to cut back power prices for our residents’ companies, help the neighborhood via the creation of good-paying jobs to bolster the native photo voltaic business, and help our companies in minimizing their carbon footprint.”
“The chance to have companies energy themselves by native clear power while serving to to spur extra Twenty first-century companies, create jobs, and supply a extra resilient power future for Philly is a ‘triple win’,” feedback Matt Stern, senior director of economic packages on the Philadelphia Vitality Authority.