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Philly loves a good rivalry. There’s Mets versus Phillies. Eagles versus Giants. Pat’s versus Geno’s. South Philly Vikings versus the Shooting Stars. So, can our competitive spirit help the city save energy?
Neighborhood Powerdown, an energy savings competition organized by the University of Pennsylvania, is betting on it. Part of “Sustainability in Action,” a course designed by Mark Alan Hughes, founding director of the mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the program pairs students with teams of West and North Philadelphia residents for a month-long billing cycle. The goal: Lower collective energy consumption (compared to the same billing cycle in 2009) by the most kilowatt hours
WHYY producer Monica Rogozinski understands the power of television—she uses her “Art of Food” segment on WHYY’s Friday Arts program to give viewers an inside look at our city’s sustainable food initiatives.
“Video has a wonderful quality,” says Rogozinski.