Expanding clean, renewable energy production is the best path to realizing a healthier, sustainable future. Not only can we reduce dependance on extractive and polluting fossil fuels, we can combat climate change, grow an equitable new industry, and reduce energy costs.


New Sun Rising and our Ecodistrict partners deploy a multi-faceted approach towards establishing an affordable and clean energy future with Pittsburgh communities

DC Solar Microgrid

advanced power control, 26 kWh, building automation system at the Millvale Food + Energy Hub

Energy Discovery Zone

solar training platform, STEM learning tools, and an interactive microgrid dashboard at the Millvale Food + Energy Hub

Community Resilience Hubs

technical assistance and co-development of community-led, adaptive reuse commercial projects incorporating solar production, storage, and education

Solar Installer Workforce Training

NABCEP certification program including hands on experience with industry professionals, in partnership with Community College of Allegheny County

Teen Solar Fellowship

introduces students to the technical skills, career experiences, and valuable connections to enter the installation industry or technical, higher education

Pennsylvania Solar Center

a statewide solar energy resource hub, technical assistance center, and advocacy platform to transform the Commonwealth into a leading solar state (fiscally sponsored by NSR)