Enabling an affordable, low-carbon energy economy
Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team
The Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT) is a consortium of 170+ leaders working together to establish southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and northern Delaware as an energy leader. GPEAT members collaborate on relevant issues while engaging in high-fidelity business development opportunities and forging relationships with other industry leaders.
GPEAT’s Steering Committee is led by Co-Chairs John Walsh, President & CEO, UGI Corporation and Craig E. White, President & CEO, Philadelphia Gas Works.
Greater Philadelphia will be a leading destination in manufacturing fueled by an advanced, affordable, diversified, low-carbon energy economy.
- • Encourage investments in advanced grid and gas pipeline systems that are more reliable and resilient and able to support emerging clean energy opportunities.
- Expand the use of clean natural gas to achieve short and long-term low carbon goals by displacing higher emission resources and delivering high-efficiency on-site energy solutions.
- Establish plans for maintaining existing zero emission resources such as nuclear and hydropower and increase the use of renewables.
- Promote digital technologies that integrate, improve efficiency and monitor energy use.
Advocate for the sector through the development and support of a policy agenda and recommendations that encourage accelerated midstream and downstream development, increased market access for renewables, and technologies to improve efficiency and sustainability.
BUSINESS ATTRACTION / MARKETING
Build the brand of the region by telling the story of our energy hub vision and successes through the development and advancement of a clear and cohesive narrative to position Greater Philadelphia nationally and globally as a leader in energy and encourage business location and expansion in our 11-county community.
Research, Resources & Publications
A Pipeline for Growth: Fueling Economic Revitalization with Marcellus and Utica Shale Gas, March 2016
Energy Assets Map: Interactive tool showing energy infrastructure in Greater Philadelphia