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Sheetz enters renewable supply deal with Constellation

Popular mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience store chain, Sheetz, has come to a long-term renewable energy supply agreement with Constellation, enough to power nearly 70% of the chain’s Pennsylvania facilities with renewable energy.

02/18/22
                                                               

Solar indulgences for fossil sins in Pennsylvania

Legislation has been submitted in Pennsylvania that would force the State to sell the renewable energy certificates it purchased from solar projects to third parties, and use the cash to pay for the capping of abandoned oil and gas wells in the state.

02/01/22
                                                               

Gov. Wolf vetoes resolution he says will delay climate action in Pa.

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a Pennsylvania Senate resolution today that he says will delay critical climate action in the commonwealth. According to a press release from the governor’s office, Senate Concurrent Regulatory Review Resolution 1 would have eliminated Pennsylvania’s ability to enter the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

01/10/22
                                                               

Giant Co. to Power Pennsylvania Ops With Renewable Energy

The Giant Co. has entered into a long-term renewable energy supply agreement with competitive energy and energy solutions provider Constellation to power the grocer’s Pennsylvania operations, including select stores, fuel stations and a perishable distribution center, with renewable energy. The agreement will help The Giant Co. avoid more than 100,000 metric tons of Scope 2 carbon emissions associated with its annual energy use — the equivalent of taking almost 24,000 cars off the road, according to U.S. EPA estimates.

11/04/21
                                                               

Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan

Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2021 outlines a pathway to reaching Pennsylvania’s greenhouse gas reduction goals: 26 percent by 2025 and 80 percent by 2050 from 2005 levels. Read the complete plan or a booklet overview.

11/02/21
                                                               

Wolf calls for action on climate change

Gov. Tom Wolf called on all sectors of Pennsylvania life to join him in acting on climate change. “As thousands of Pennsylvanians try to recover from historic flooding and tornadoes related to the remnants of Ida this month, the message is clear: We must move now out of a reactive mode on climate change,” Wolf said in announcing the Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2021.

09/24/21
                                                               

Nuclear Is the Bastion of Pennsylvania’s Newest Climate Action Plan

By Sonal Patel

Pennsylvania, a major power producer that relied on fossil fuels for 66% of its net power generation in June, plans to maintain its nuclear generation at current levels until it can ramp up other carbon-free supplies to 100% by 2050, the state’s Sept. 22–released 2021 Climate Action Plan suggests. 

09/23/21
                                                               

Gov. Wolf Announces ‘Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2021,’ Calls for Statewide Action Now on Climate Change

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2021 and called for statewide action on climate change by all sectors: legislative, government, industry, business, agriculture, and community organizations. “As thousands of Pennsylvanians try to recover from historic flooding and tornadoes related to the remnants of Ida this month, the message is clear: we must move now out of a reactive mode on climate change,” said Gov. Tom Wolf. “Across sectors, leadership requires knowledge, tools, and proactive approaches to protect Pennsylvanians from the instability set off by the climbing global temperature.

09/22/21
                                                               

Wolf administration announces Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2021

The Wolf administration is calling for statewide changes to fight climate change. It says without implementing an action plan, greenhouse gases will lead to increased temperatures, flooding and other serious issues.

09/22/21
                                                               

Senate overwhelmingly passes ag climate bill

By Jacqui Fatka

When the Senate can achieve 55 co-sponsors and 92 votes in favor of a bill, it must be significant. And for farmers, the advanced Growing Climate Solutions Act fresh off the Senate floor could be beneficial in offering them new revenue streams for climate smart agricultural practices and start to offer solutions in a voluntary, producer-led foundation for addressing the climate.

06/24/21