D.C.'s first community solar project hopes to inspire others

D.C.’s first community solar project hopes to inspire others

Last December marked the completion of the District’s first community solar project. It sits on three D.C. commercial buildings and produces a combined 180 kW…

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Georgetown-Burleith Co-op Issues Request for Proposal

Georgetown-Burleith Co-op Issues Request for Proposal

The 16-member Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) from area solar installers. Group members seek an installer to service the co-op that…

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Manor Park co-op selects Sustainable Energy Systems to serve group

Manor Park co-op selects Sustainable Energy Systems to serve group

The Manor Park co-op has selected Sustainable Energy Systems to install solar panels for the 35-member group. Co-op members selected Sustainable Energy Systems through a…

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Solar for All to spark community solar in the District

Solar for All to spark community solar in the District

As discussed previously, D.C. is now open to Community Solar. The final regulations have passed through the Public Service commission and many people around the…

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Using solar storage to mitigate natural disasters’ impact

Using solar storage to mitigate natural disasters’ impact

Solar systems with battery backup have the potential to provide communities with much needed resiliency in the face of natural disasters. These systems can protect…

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Manor Park Solar Co-op seeks installer

Manor Park Solar Co-op seeks installer

The 20-member Manor Park Solar Co-op, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) from area solar installers. Group members seek an installer to service the co-op…

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DC SUN’s comments to the Public Service Commission regarding its grid reform report and town hall

DC SUN’s comments to the Public Service Commission regarding its grid reform report and town hall

The D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) is in the process of developing rules that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is generated and distributed to…

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Public Service Commission town hall on grid reform disappoints

Public Service Commission town hall on grid reform disappoints

The D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) has undertaken a process, FC 1130, that aims to reform rules around the way electricity in the District is…

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Solar profile: Sylvester Bush

Solar profile: Sylvester Bush

East of the River Solar Co-op member Sylvester Bush had his 18-panel 5.89 kW system installed in May of last year. He decided to go…

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District government seeks “Solar for All” partners

District government seeks “Solar for All” partners

Last year, the D.C. Council passed a bill to help the District’s low-income families use solar energy to lower their energy costs. Specifically, the law…

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