Archive for month: August, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Dry Docks

Established in 1871, the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was a place of production and innovation where naval vessels were constructed, repaired, and maintained in one of five dry docks.  Read more

Community Solar Coming to the Navy Yard

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, today announced the start of construction on the first phase of a community-shared solar power project at the Navy Yard. The initial installation includes 1,295 solar panels on a rooftop in the Navy Yard and will provide a total of 440kW system capacity for the district. The Navy Yard Community Solar is the first of its kind in Pennsylvania, joining just 25 states in the U.S. with community solar projects underway.

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Navy Yard

The Navy Yard is considered the most successful redevelopment of a former military facility in the country and today is a growing community where companies and their employees thrive. Future growth will support up to 10 million square feet of commercial and residential development.