October 27, 2010: IBEW Local 98, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA, celebrated the completion of new solar arrays at all four of its properties. Union officials say ‘going green’ will provide a cost savings and also is a visible way to promote the solar industry. Local 98 Business Manager John Dougherty cuts the ribbon with the help of Sean Angelini of Ray Angelini, Inc.—solar providers for the project.
October 2010 – Charley Dorsaneo, PennEnvironment; Joe Joyce, Ray Angelini, Inc.; Senator Farnese and Michael Neill, Apprentice Training Director at IBEW Local 98 on the roof of IBEW’s solar training center at 3rd and Jackson St., Philadelphia, PA, where PennEnvironment held a news conference to release its National Solar Jobs Census 2010 Report about jobs in the solar industry. This is especially notable for Pennsylvania, which has the second largest number of solar jobs in the country.