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PECO Celebrates Earth Day with Next Step in Proven Environmental Leadership

PHILADELPHIA, Apr 22, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In its next step of environmental stewardship, PECO today announced the leadership and creation of an exciting new Solar Stakeholder Collaborative. Kicking off this summer, the Collaborative will work together to advance local solar energy with invited participation from customer advocates, public officials, competitive electric suppliers, solar supporters, and other interested partners.

“We have a proven track record of environmental leadership,” said Craig Adams, PECO president and CEO. “We also have a very successful history of working with collaboratives like this to provide advanced energy services, choices and programs for our customers.”

Previous work has resulted in successful pilot programs including PECO Wind, PECO Smart Time Pricing and PECO Smart Energy Choice – each supporting Pennsylvania’s competitive energy market and promoting the development of electricity generated from clean resources and new pricing options.

The Collaborative will work together to advance the solar energy market in Pennsylvania. Today’s announcement is the latest in a series of successful environmental initiatives for PECO.

  • Most recently, the Company announced LEED certification of its Philadelphia headquarters. Twelve PECO buildings are now LEED certified, totaling nearly 1.5 million square feet of building space, 80 percent of the Company’s total square footage and more than 30 percent of all LEED Existing...