TERP November 2021/Fall 2021 Newsletter

The 2021 ECA Conference By Andrew Rosenthal

The Energy Coordinating Agency’s 2021 Virtual Conference occurred on Friday, October 1st from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST. ECA reached out to The Energy Rights Project to help with their 2021 annual conference and our team was delighted to be on the conference committee for a second year in a row....Read more

NEC Networks: A tale from energy counselors By Briana Leone

Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Energy Centers (NECs) are a critical checkpoint for local energy assistance. If you’re experiencing difficulties paying your utilities, NECs have counselors that help you figure out which programs you are eligible for to help pay your utilities and even retrofit your...Read more

NEC summer workshops: Key takeaways By Morgan Sarao

Throughout the summer of 2021, the Energy Rights Project in partnership with the Energy Coordinating Agency hosted 15 comprehensive energy conservation workshops in communities across the tri-state region. These workshops focused on electricity and water conservation techniques, giving folks...Read more

Learning about energy conservation By Briana Leone

Throughout TERP’s research on energy assistance, energy conservation has been an important topic. But what is energy conservation, you might ask. Well, as defined in the academic world, energy conservation is related to all of the behaviors that can help to reduce energy consumption (Asensio...Read more

Maintenace, retrofitting, and weatherization By Andrew Rosenthal

Weatherization is one of the best ways that energy customers can reduce their utility bills and make their home environments more comfortable during summer and winter temperature extremes. According to Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development, “Pennsylvania’s...Read more

Talking to Philadelphians about energy rights By Morgan Sarao

The United States has been living under the atmosphere of uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic for over 18 months, and pandemic induced modes of living and being will likely persist for the foreseeable future, if not indefinitely. The pandemic has disrupted all sectors of society, and...Read more