Solar panels on grassy foreground, barn in background.
FARMING THE SUN Solar panels on this Pennsylvania farm help advance clean energy in the Keystone State. © The Nature Conservancy

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Advancing Clean Energy in Pennsylvania

Clean Energy & Clean Technology for a Better Energy Economy

Advancing Clean Energy PA is an online community working to change the conversation surrounding clean energy, energy efficiency, and clean transportation. We work to highlight the role these opportunities can play in transforming local Pennsylvania economies and communities. Join the conversation in Pennsylvania. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Clean Energy Storytellers from Pennsylvania

Fort Indiantown Gap: Energy Stewardship for Mission Readiness

Learn why Pennsylvania’s largest military installation is pursuing conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy as a strategy to improve its mission. 

Fort Indiantown Gap Fort Indiantown Gap is the busiest Air National Guard training installation in the nation. Over last 10 years, it has doubled the amount of training, while simultaneously cutting energy consumption by 37 percent, using those savings to reinvest into the training center.

Flintrock Farms:  Advancing Clean Energy on a Pennsylvania chicken farm

This third-generation family farmer, operating in fertile Lancaster County, uses renewable energy to manage costs and reduce impacts on the environment. It’s all part of running an environmentally and fiscally sustainable business that can be handed to the next generation of family farmer. 

Flintrock Advancing Clean Energy on a Pennsylvania chicken farm.

Lockwood Lawn Care: Clean energy brings an innovative business opportunity

Entrepreneurship is an American right-of-passage. For many, that means summers spent mowing lawns. But for this young Pennsylvania entrepreneur, settling for the status-quo is no way to make his mark. He’s reinventing lawn-care by ditching the gasoline and relying on all electric equipment powered by pure solar energy. 

Lockwood Lawns Clean energy brings an innovative business opportunity.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania’s Solar Leader

Learn why Lancaster County is Pennsylvania’s solar leader, boasting more installed solar capacity than anywhere else in the state. 

Advancing Clean Energy in Lancaster County, PA In a county where the country's first oil well was drilled, clean energy options are becoming a win-win for commerce, jobs and the environment.