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Power Down 2019

It’s Energy Week @Penn, and we’re reminding you to Power Down. Want some tips on Energy Reduction? Follow us @pennsustainability on Instagram

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Trees on College Green
March 22, 2016

2015 will be Penn’s 7th straight year of recognition as a Tree Campus USA. This consistent recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation affirms Penn’s commitment to campus tree management, foster...Read more »

Eco-Reps students
March 21, 2016

Starting next year (2016-2017), Penn’s Eco-Reps program is transitioning into a paid internship experience.Read more »

students promoting power down
February 25, 2016

Yesterday, the 2016 Power Down Challenge culminated in the first-ever campus-wide Energy Reduction Challenge. Over the course of 24 hours, the entire Penn community collaborated to save as much energy...Read more »

eco-reps video screenshot
February 22, 2016

Discover ways to Save! Penn's Athletics Eco-Reps encourge us to Power Down on Feb. 24 in this new video.Read more »

Career Services
February 19, 2016

Looking for a job in sustainability? We talked with Mylène Kerschner, Associate Director at Career Services, to learn more about the Career Services office and how they...Read more »

Mechanical Room
February 18, 2016

What the heck is a REC? A REC or Renewable Energy Credit is associated with one-megawatt production of clean energy and can be purchased or sold on...Read more »

Pennovation Center inside
February 12, 2016

As bond market interest rates plummeted, Penn took this opportunity to propel the University into the modern age of energy efficiency and capital improvements. With millions of...Read more »

yellow bike
February 12, 2016

Founded in 2011, Penn’s very own bike-share, PennCycle, redefines transportation and makes biking safe, easy, and affordable. As part of Penn Student Agencies, PennCycle is a student-run,...Read more »

Houses in flood waters
February 12, 2016

When it comes to tackling climate change, understanding the risks involved is hugely important. But how do we incorporate these risks into tangible solutions? We talked to...Read more »

The Palestra
February 12, 2016

Notice the new pre-game light show at the Palestra? The redesigned Hutchinson Gymnasium? The LEED Certified Weiss Weight Room? We caught up with the team responsible! Keith...Read more »


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