The Pennsylvania Governor's Office reports:
"Governor Edward G. Rendell ... said Pennsylvania will triple its solar capacity with nearly $23 million in new grants and loans for companies throughout the state that are embracing the renewable energy industry. 'From a 134-acre solar park in the northeast to hot water heaters for Pittsburgh firehouses, Pennsylvania is investing in its energy future,' Governor Rendell said.' Thanks to the groundwork we've laid during the past several years, we are ready to create a brighter future for Pennsylvania's renewable energy industry while advancing our energy independence. 'Even in this economic downturn, we're creating jobs, expanding Pennsylvania's manufacturing base and producing more environmentally friendly, home-grown energy options.'" See full article.