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PA State Energy Program

Linking Energy and the Environment

The Pennsylvania State Energy Program achieves environmental improvement by directing time and resources toward expanding the use of renewable energy and reducing our overall energy usage. Promoting less energy usage and switching to less polluting fuels has a number of benefits:

  • Environmental - Renewable energy and energy efficiency mean less air pollution (including mercury, nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxide), less water consumption and less wastes.
  • Economic - Renewable energy and energy efficiency mean more opportunities for technology development and job growth.
  • Quality of Life - Renewable energy and energy efficiency mean less ground level ozone, less acid rain and less particulate matter in the air. Ultimately, this means improved health.
  • Security - Renewable energy and energy efficiency mean less dependence on foreign oil and more self-sufficiency.

Pennsylvania's State Energy Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. Each year, Pennsylvania DEP receives a base grant.

Contact Us

For more information on Pennsylvania's State Energy Program contact Kerry Campbell at:

OPPEA
400 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-783-8411

This program is funded in part by the U.S. Department
of Energy's State Energy Program