PennFuture Blog

Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center

So Pennsylvania Might Join RGGI. What Comes Next?

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Rob Altenburg describes the process that will unfold over the next 18 to 24 months as Pennsylvania works to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Read more

A Sunnier Vision for Pennsylvania: An Alternative to Giving Tax Breaks to Fossil Fuels

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
On Sept. 19th, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to give yet another gift to the already heavily subsidized natural gas and petrochemical industry: a 20 percent tax break. This archaic vision of economic development in Pennsylvania is a threat to our communities, ecology, and climate. Read more

Philadelphia Energy Solutions' Failures

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Dumping money into the petrochemical industry is a dead end for Pennsylvania and we need a better and more sustainable pathway for our future. Read more

Reducing Methane Pollution Requires Action Now

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
A look at the latest steps being taken to reduce methane pollution in PA. Read more

House Bill 2154 Threatens PA Communities, Putting Polluters First

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Read the latest on a destructive bill moving through the State Senate and learn how you can help to stop it. Read more

Trump's Proposed Car Emissions Rollback Would Prevent States from Protecting Citizens

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Director of PennFuture's Energy Center Rob Altenburg explains the implications of recent rollbacks. Read more

Shop for Clean Energy & Take the Power Back

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Did you know that switching to clean energy is in your hands? Read more

Update: Finding PA's Solar Future Project Moves Forward

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
You can still get involved by attending the next meeting on Dec. 7 in Harrisburg. Read more

Shifting Away from Coal Toward Renewable Energy

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
A recent opinion piece by PennFuture that appeared in the Washington Observer-Reporter. Read more

First PA Solar Future Stakeholder Meeting a Success

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Get involved and join the next meeting June 8 in Pittsburgh. Read more

Finding Pennsylvania’s Solar Future

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
The next few years will be an exciting time for solar energy in Pennsylvania. Read more

Defending Net Metering in Pennsylvania

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
We must defend net metering programs in Pennsylvania and allow customers to get full market value for the energy they generate. Read more