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Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA)

The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) is an independent public financing authority that was created in 1982 by the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority and Emergency Powers Act and that was revitalized through an April 8, 2004, Executive Order. The authority's mission is to finance clean, advanced energy projects in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania projects that could potentially qualify for funding from the Authority include solar energy, wind, low-impact hydropower, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas, fuel cells, integrated gasification combined cycle, waste coal, coal-mine methane, and demand management measures. The authority presently can award grants, loans, and loan guarantees. Tax-exempt and taxable bond financing for clean, advanced energy projects also are available through the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority (PEDFA).

Contact PEDA

General Correspondence: DEP-PPEAO-PEDA
RCSOB-2nd Floor
P. O. Box 8772
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8772

Contact Us By: Phone: 717-783-8411
Email: ra-peda@pa.gov

PEDA Staff

David Althoff - PEDA Staff, dalthoff@pa.gov or 717-783-8411

PEDA Grants/Loans

The 2014 PEDA Financial Assistance Grants were awarded on Oct. 22, 2014. Click here for the full list of PEDA awards.

If you are interested in receiving an announcement notice regarding future PEDA financial assistance opportunities, please complete the PEDA Grant Announcement Mailing List form. All items marked with an asterisk (*) are required. 

PEDA Success Stories

PEDA grants have resulted in dozens of innovative advanced energy projects that have helped Pennsylvania businesses, schools and universities, and local governments reduce their energy consumption and costs as well as expand operations. Successful projects have been completed in all parts of the state. These success stories highlight completed projects and how they're improving Pennsylvania's environment.

Board of Directors

2015 PEDA Board of Directors List (Word)

Board Meetings

The next PEDA Board Meeting is tentatively scheduled for Summer/Fall of 2015..

Materials from Board Meetings:

PEDA Annual Reports

PEDA Annual Report 2014-2015 (PDF)

PA Energy Development Plan

2014 Pennsylvania Energy Development Plan (PDF)

PA Energy Development Authority Bylaws

PEDA Bylaws (Word)