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January 2023 – Pennsylvania State Update

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There has been increased collaboration with Penn Tech college, the Energy Coordinating Agency, and Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance to further the Registered Apprenticeship program and coordinate contractors in the state.

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Share Your Success Stories With Us

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Hello, home and building performance industry leaders! BPA is collecting success stories across all states to showcase all of the great things our industry does on a daily basis. We would like to hear from you on what you and your company have accomplished. We also encourage you to recognize someone else in the industry…

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New Report Shows EE Jobs are on the Rise

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The largest clean energy sector for jobs, efficiency employs more than 2.16 million Americans. Now with the release of Energy Efficiency Jobs in America by E4TheFuture, you can see details on workers, businesses and more for each state. Click Here to View the Report › A stronger EE workforce is coming. Historic federal investment via…

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December 2022 – Pennsylvania Policy Update

Pennsylvania BPA State Update - December 2022

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. See the latest policy information for Pennsylvania as of December 2022. Disclaimer: Inclusion of any bills/regulations in this state policy update does not equate to BPA’s endorsement. In November, the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development issued program guidelines…

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November 2022 – Pennsylvania Policy Update

Pennsylvania BPA State Update - November 2022

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. See the latest policy information for Pennsylvania as of November 2022. Disclaimer: Inclusion of any bills/regulations in this state policy update does not equate to BPA’s endorsement. On October 19, the Pennsylvania legislature confirmed three commissioners to the Public Utility…

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October 2022 – Pennsylvania Policy Update

Pennsylvania BPA State Update - October 2022

BPA tracks the latest policy updates and legislative issues in many states across the nation. See the latest policy information for Pennsylvania as of October 2022. Disclaimer: Inclusion of any bills/regulations in this state policy update does not equate to BPA’s endorsement. Governor Tom Wolf has signed the annual Pennsylvania Budget into law including $125…

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Whole-Home Repairs Wins With $125 Million in Pennsylvania Budget

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Last week, State Senator Nikil Saval (D–Philadelphia) announced a $125-million appropriation in Pennsylvania’s 2022–2023 budget to establish his groundbreaking Whole-Home Repairs Program. He issued the following statement: “Every person has a right to a home that is safe—a home that is healthy. But right now, across our Commonwealth, hundreds of thousands of households are denied…

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BPA Submits Comments on Pennsylvania Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Regulations

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Last week, the Building Performance Association submitted comments on the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) proposed amendment to Chapter 145 to establish a trading program for carbon dioxide emissions and join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). While BPA has supported PA’s entry into RGGI in the past, the most recent comments include new 2020…

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Pennsylvania PUC Denies Energy Efficiency Program Shutdown

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The BPA petition against the attempts by the Industrial Energy Consumers of Pennsylvania to shut down funding for and the implementation of energy efficiency programs in Pennsylvania was a success! BPA filed the stakeholder signed petition on June 18, 2020. The petition helped to strengthen legal arguments and comments BPA had filed with partner organizations…

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