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Community Solar Programs

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The freedom to choose is fundamental to our representative democracy and to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We call upon our elected officials to support the freedom to choose our choice of energy.

Community solar programs remove governmental obstacles to residents, farms and businesses who seek to generate solar electricity. Estimates are that investors will spend 2 billion dollars in Pennsylvania on solar projects if this governmental obstacle is removed. Community solar programs help rural families keep their farms by offering a steady stream of revenue, making it easier to make ends meet.

Community solar programs:

  • Allow residents, farms, and businesses to reduce their energy costs.
  • Make farms more sustainable.
  • Give us the freedom to choose how we use our land and our source of energy.
  • Will bring $2 billion in investments to Pennsylvania.
  • Reduce carbon emissions.
  • Create jobs and bring investments to our community.
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Chad Forcey comes to PennCEF with considerable experience in the world of advocacy. Forcey served the Irrigation Association and the PA Landscape and Nursery Association. He was the personal aide to Governor Mark Sweiker during his tenure in Harrisburg. An articulate spokesperson and seasoned writer, he works to educate, advocate, and engage Pennsylvanians to transition to clean energy in ways that bring jobs to the Commonwealth, make sense economically, protect land rights and guard our national security.
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