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Pennsylvania Solar Policy Priorities
SEIA recently launched a steering committee in Pennsylvania advance a bill or bills that create market opportunities for all solar market in Pennsylvania and defend against anti-solar legislation. For more information and to get involved in this effort, contact Scott Elias.
Notable Solar Installations in Pennsylvania
- Keystone Solar Project was completed in 2012. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 6 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 694 Pennsylvania homes.5
- Several large retailers in Pennsylvania have gone solar including Crayola, IKEA and Johnson & Johnson. Snyder's-Lance has installed one of the largest such installations with 3 MW of solar capacity at their location in Hanover.6
- At 2 MW, Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia is among the largest solar installations in Pennsylvania. Completed in 2013, this photovoltaic project has enough electric capacity to power more than 335 homes.7
Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.
Solar Companies in Pennsylvania
Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Pennsylvania, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.
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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Pennsylvania, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.
Pennsylvania State Solar Policy Resources
DSIRE incentives database - Pennsylvania - Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Pennsylvania and across the United States
Public Utility Commission - Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Pennsylvania public utilities
State Energy Office - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics
State Legislature - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Pennsylvania
U.S. Energy Information Administration - Pennsylvania State Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government