PA Local Chambers in Action Update: March 2018

Sen. Reschenthaler 

Sen. Reschenthaler 

PA Senator, Geisinger Brief Local Chambers on Three New Bills.

Clean energy innovation "is a win-win for everyone," PA Sen. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Allegheny/Washington) said in a recent briefing call with Local Chamber of Commerce Leaders from across the Keystone State. "C-PACE will lower energy costs for local businesses, increasing competitiveness." More.

Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber Praises Nestlé for Leveraging Wind Power.

Nestlé, in partnership with EDP Renewables, recently announced a 15-year power purchase agreement that will provide approximately 80 percent of the electricity load for five Nestlé facilities in southeastern Pennsylvania.

"The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber is proud to have companies like Nestlé in our membership as such an important leader in energy innovation," said Michelle Griffin Young, Vice President of Government Affairs at the Chamber. "More.

With New Solar-Friendly Policies, PA Solar Jobs Rise 26 Percent. 

2017 marked a series of opportunities for Pennsylvania's burgeoning solar industry, which is hoping to catch up with its neighbors, New Jersey, New York and Maryland. Jobs in the state's solar sector increased by 26 percent to nearly 4,000 people last year, according to an annual census released by The Solar Foundation. More.

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Penn State Tapped to Lead the Building Sector Towards Energy Efficiency

The United Nations has chosen Penn State to lead a global network that aims to transform the building sector to becoming more energy efficient. In its lead role, Penn State will help provide research and education to support the U.N.'s development of a framework for global building standards for both new constructions and retrofits. More.