The Delaware River Port Authority says a new 22 megawatt solar project will provide more than half the total electricity consumption for its PATCO operations through 50,000 solar panels on parking canopies at rail stations and installations on bridges.
Communities across the Philadelphia region are seeing more mosquito-friendly days, as they warm because of climate change, according to data compiled by Climate Central. Philly has gone from 153 such days in the 1980s to 163 now. Allentown has gone from 128 to 142.
Public Service Enterprise Group said Friday is "exploring strategic alternatives" for its fossil fuel power plants in favor of clean energy — a move one of the state's largest environmental groups hailed as a big break.
Neighbors of Wissahickon Valley Park say they've had enough of large groups coming into the Philadelphia-owned park, many from out of state, barbecuing, blasting music, illegally swimming in Devil's Pool and others areas, and leaving behind mountains of trash. So they are planning a rally Aug. 9 to