This weekend, SmartPower’s Vice President, Sharon Pillar joined Mayor William Peduto, The Heinz Endowments’ André Heinz, Rocky Mountain Institute’s Amory Lovins, and a host of international leaders at a summit on the future of Pittsburgh’s energy and sustainability future. p4: People, Planet, Place and Performance brought together experts from around the globe to focus on the future of Pittsburgh. The goal: “to forge a new model of urban growth and development that is innovative, inclusive and sustainable.”
Since February, Sharon has been leading the Solarize Allegheny campaign, the region’s first solarize campaign. As such, SmartPower’s efforts to engage key community leaders while changing Pittsburgh’s energy landscape has become a significant driver in the sustainable development in Pittsburgh. And throughout the weekend-long conference, the value of community engagement and action became a focal point for the future of Pittsburgh.
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With up to $1 billion invested by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY-Sun initiative, SmartPower is working closely alongside NYSERDA to offer its expertise to communities across New York state as part of the recently announced “Community Solar NY”.
This program aims to make investing in solar easier and more affordable for local residents and businesses.
The solarize campaigns are located in Long Island, the Capital Region, the Finger Lakes, Central New York, Southern Tier, North Country, and the Bronx. The program will be engaging a wide variety of community partners that include local municipalities, planning organizations, sustainability groups, state legislators, business groups, and Native American tribes, among others.
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