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RPS expansion signed into law

Today Mayor Bowser signed legislation to expand the District’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS). The bill, which passed through the council unanimously, increases the RPS to…

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Lincoln Park Solar Co-op issues RFP

Lincoln Park Solar Co-op issues RFP

The members of the Lincoln Park Solar Co-op have issued a request for proposals (RFP) from local solar installers. With individual leadership and local support in…

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Solar panels on roof on Anya Schoolman, Washington DC solar advocate

How the new RPS will grow solar, and how it can benefit you

The District of Columbia has set a goal of half of its electricity coming from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, biomass, and others…

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Pepco WattPlan: Powerful Tool, Flawed Calculations

Pepco WattPlan: Powerful Tool, Flawed Calculations

If you have gone solar, or are thinking about going solar, you are familiar with the many variables involved. These include energy costs, financial incentives,…

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How expanding solar will help feed D.C. families

How expanding solar will help feed D.C. families

The Capital Area Food Bank provides meals to more than 500,000 people annually. Solar energy plays an important role in helping it serve so many….

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Council vote a big win for D.C. solar

Council vote a big win for D.C. solar

Earlier today, the D.C. Council voted to expand the District’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. It did so by a unanimous voice vote in a final hearing…

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RPS expansion passes another step

RPS expansion passes another step

Good news from the Wilson Building. Earlier today, the D.C. Council voted to expand the District’s Renewable Portfolio Standard by a unanimous voice vote. This…

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D.C. PSC looks at ways to improve electric grid

D.C. PSC looks at ways to improve electric grid

Last year, the D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) opened a proceeding (FC 1130) regarding what is commonly called “Grid of the Future”. PSC proceedings are…

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DC SUN comments in support of RPS expansion

The D.C. City Council is considering legislation that would expand the District’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS). D.C.’s current RPS requires that the local utility procure…

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Fight against Exelon continues; D.C. Govt. & OPC ask PSC to reconsider

Fight against Exelon continues; D.C. Govt. & OPC ask PSC to reconsider

District residents who don’t want their electric bills to skyrocket received good news recently. The D.C. Government and the Office of the People’s Counsel (OPC)…

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