Philadelphia

What is Energy Literacy?

This article critically engages the lingering universalisms haunting literature on energy literacy by demonstrating the need to situate diverse forms of energy knowledge within local energy ecologies and by "pinning" the concept of energy literacy to energy vulnerability.Read more

Comcast Grants Homeless Shelter Free WiFi

Comcast is providing the same wifi it uses in it's Lift Zones to a Bucks County Homeless Shelter. The Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter is owned and operated by the nonprofit Family Service Association of Bucks County and is a critical resource for individuals and families who have lost...Read more

Peco improperly shut off nearly 50,000 customers because of computer glitches

PECO, the Philadelphia electric utility company, has agreed to pay $75,000 in penalties under a proposed settlement with the Pennsylvania...Read more

ECA Newsletter - April 3, 2020

This monthly newsletter was written by executive director Steve Luxton and gave an update on what is happening at ECA during the COVID19 shutdown.Read more

‘Like an asteroid struck’: Bella Vista residents survey damage after massive water main break

The Monday following the main break on 6th and South Streets, the Water Department did not have an estimate on properties damaged, the cost or timeline of repairs. Interviewing impacted residents WHYY reporters did gather that the damages done were mostly to things of sentimental value. The...Read more

Comcast is hiking TV and internet prices in 2021

According to a price listing posted on Reddit, Comcast's internet and phone services will be recieving a price hike starting on January 1st, 2021. Since my focus is on the digital divice, I won't be focusing on the TV price increase.

"The Xfinity Home Security and Plus services will cost...Read more

Philadelphia’s latest rental and utility assistance program is now open for tenants and landlords

This article states that Philadelphia's rental assistance program now includes funds for renters' utility payments, up to $2,000 each for water, electric, and gas. This is in addition to the $2,000 monthly for rent payments. This is made possible because of the $97 million in federal funds...Read more

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