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In Brian O'Neill, Council News, News by Brian O'Neill

City Councilman Brian O’Neill announces that the Philadelphia Energy Authority is now hiring for the Bright Solar Futures Summer Training Program. The program will provide young people with the opportunity to learn: construction safety, how to install solar panels, the basics of energy efficiency, and how to succeed in a new work place.

Applicants must be City of Philadelphia residents between the ages of 14-21. If accepted, this paid program will run from July 8th – Aug 16th, Monday – Friday; 20 hours per week.

This is a great opportunity for young people to prepare for the jobs created through the Philadelphia Energy Campaign. Students interested in the solar training program must apply by March 20, 2019 by calling the Philadelphia Energy Authority at 215-686-4483.

For more information about the program, please call or visit one of Councilman O’Neill’s five full-time offices: Rhawnhurst at 7522 Castor Avenue (215-685-0438); Fox Chase at 432 Rhawn Street (215-685-6431); FOP Lodge #5 Headquarters at 11630 Caroline Road (215-437-9167); Bustleton & Bowler above the 7th Police District (215-685-0432); City Hall (215-686-3422).

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Councilman Brian O’Neill serves Philadelphia’s 10th Council District and as Minority Leader. More information at and

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