Ameresco, Inc., a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, and PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Navy Yard, today announced the final completion of the six megawatt (6 MW) natural gas-fired peaking plant at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, and that the plant is now operational.
Ensemble Investments, LLC is proud to announce the Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard, an Ensemble property, has won a Marriott Design Excellence award for Best Custom Project. Read more
Alstom, a leader in smart grid and innovative utility solutions, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The Pennsylvania State University to establish a global center of excellence for microgrids at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This center, the first of its kind, will help advance the development of microgrid technologies as part of The Navy Yard’s grid modernization project. Read more
The Navy Yard welcomes Environmental Construction Services, Inc. (ECSI360)! ECSI360 is a full service HVAC construction company that differentiates itself from the competition through its focus on energy-efficient retrofit projects. Read more
As we move into the cooler months, The Navy Yard is still moving full steam ahead with 4 construction and renovation projects! The square footage of these four buildings together represents more than 218,000 square feet of new space at The Navy Yard, as well as over $80 million of investment. Keep reading for details on these projects! Read more
Alstom has been awarded $1.2M by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve grid resiliency through the advancement of microgrid technology. Alstom will research and design a community microgrid system in partnership with the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), which provides water, wastewater and storm water services for greater Philadelphia, and PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. Read more
The Navy Yard is thrilled to welcome Ecosave and its U.S. headquarters to The Navy Yard. One of the reasons this innovative energy company chose The Navy Yard was because it sees the community as having the potential to be the Silicon Valley for smart energy, with endless opportunities for growth and collaboration! Read more
The EnergyWorks Loan Fund provides low-cost financing to support energy efficiency retrofit projects for businesses and nonprofits in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. PIDC partners with The Reinvestment Fund and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability to offer this innovative energy efficiency program. Read more
Join The Navy Yard in celebrating Earth Day 2014 with a full week of fun and informative activities focused on sustainability! This year for Earth Day, the Earth Day Network has chosen the global theme of Green Cities. The Earth Day Network says, “With smart investments in sustainable technology, forward-thinking public policy, and an educated and active public, we can transform our cities and forge a sustainable future.” Along with Mayor Michael Nutter’s pledge of making Philadelphia the number one green city in America, be sure to join the over a billion people in 190 countries that participate in Earth Day each year by marking your calendar for the entire week of April 20-25, 2014.