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Philadelphia Schools Get $1.25M Solar Grant

Federal government gives Philadelphia $1.25M solar education grant

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    Philadelphia Schools Get $1.25M Solar Grant
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    • Philadelphia has received a $1.25 million grant to fund solar training education.

    • Philadelphia Energy Authority announced it will work with the school district to develop a three-year curriculum to train students.

    • City education officials say they hope the program for solar training will be replicated across the state.

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Philadelphia a $1.25 million grant to fund solar training education programs.

    The Philadelphia Energy Authority announced it will work with the School District of Philadelphia to develop a three-year curriculum to train students for careers in the clean-energy sector. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the award from the Solar Energy Technologies Office on Friday is part of the Trump administration's planned $53 million for new projects to advance solar technology.

    Philadelphia education officials say they hope the program for solar training will be replicated across the state.