File #: 210553    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/10/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/17/2021
Title: Honoring and recognizing Adam Agalloco for his service to the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Squilla
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21055300, 2. Signature21055300
Honoring and recognizing Adam Agalloco for his service to the City of Philadelphia.

WHEREAS, Adam Agalloco has served the City of Philadelphia for a decade, helping to spearhead the City's investment in clean energy and smart energy management and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions; and

WHEREAS, He spent ten years in the City of Philadelphia's Energy Office, serving six years as the City's Energy Manager; and

WHEREAS, Adam led a team that revolutionized the City's energy procurement, using best practices from the private sector to save the City millions of dollars; and

WHEREAS, Adam built a sophisticated approach to energy management which protects the City from energy price risks and allows the City to buy cleaner energy that supports local investment; and

WHEREAS, This model continues to realize savings for the City today; and

WHEREAS, Adam also led energy and water conservation projects for City facilities, including large-scale projects at City Hall, the Municipal Services Building, Criminal Justice Center, One Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, as well as dozens of smaller-scale projects at public safety and other buildings, including the Fire Administration Building; and

WHEREAS, Adam led the development of the City's first Municipal Energy Master Plan and supported the Office of Sustainability's Greenworks plan, helping to establish crucial practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air and water quality for all residents; and

WHEREAS, Adam was the primary driver of the City's first solar power purchase agreement, which at the time was a commitment to build the largest solar array in the state, a 70-megawatt project in Adams County to power 22% of the City's electricity; and

WHEREAS, Adam served on the board of the Philadelphia Energy Authority from January 2017 through May 2021, during which time he helped PEA grow to support over $167 million in energy projects and create 1,700 jobs; and


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