Church uses solar to cut energy bill

Church uses solar to cut energy bill

The Tenth Street Baptist Church as called the Shaw neighborhood home for more than 40 years. In May, it switched on a 350-panel, 92 kW…

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Solar project will relay benefits to community

Solar project will relay benefits to community

When Georgetown University students return to classes this fall, their campus will be home to six new solar installations, totaling 1.1 MW. Together, the panels…

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DC Solar

DC SUN awarded “Solar for All” grant to support solar co-ops, seeks staff to support effort

More solar co-ops will soon be sprouting across the District. The D.C. Government has announced provisional funding for DC SUN to help neighbors go solar…

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Court ruling closes chapter on bad takeover deal

Court ruling closes chapter on bad takeover deal

Thursday, the D.C. Court of Appeals affirmed the Public Service Commission’s bad decision to allow Exelon to take over Pepco. The ruling comes after years…

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How solar takes the heat off

How solar takes the heat off

Reducing the amount of electricity you need to buy from your utility isn’t the only way going solar helps you save money. Installing panels on…

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The PJM, the lesser known, but important player in the electric system

The PJM, the lesser known, but important player in the electric system

You are no doubt familiar with your utility as the entity that delivers your electricity. But there is another important player in getting electricity from…

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Solar Works DC aims to increase solar jobs, installation

Solar Works DC aims to increase solar jobs, installation

Last month, the D.C. Government launched Solar Works DC, a job-training program for low-income residents. GRID Alternatives will develop the training program and work with…

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Solar community fight to protect funding results in partial fix

Solar community fight to protect funding results in partial fix

Hundreds of D.C. solar activists joined together over the past week to urge the D.C. Council to restore funding to programs critical to expanding solar…

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DC SUN parent, Community Power Network, named ‘One of the Best’ nonprofits by Catalogue for Philanthropy

DC SUN parent, Community Power Network, named ‘One of the Best’ nonprofits by Catalogue for Philanthropy

We are excited to announce that DC SUN parent organization, Community Power Network, has been named one of the best small nonprofits in the D.C….

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Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op selects installer, announces information session

Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op selects installer, announces information session

The Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op has selected GreenBrilliance to install solar panels for the 26-member group. Co-op members selected the company through a competitive bidding process…

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