Tell us about your solar system: John Nugent

Tell us about your solar system: John Nugent

Capitol Hill resident John Nugent had his 20-panel, 5 kW system installed in November of 2015. He decided to go solar because it is an…

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2016 was a year of change and growth for solar in D.C.

2016 was a year of change and growth for solar in D.C.

Last year we saw several major changes to the way District residents consume and produce electricity. Below are the highlights of a year full of…

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Community solar is happening at last

Community solar is happening at last

D.C. is now, at last, open to community solar. This good news comes as a result of the Public Service Commission (PSC) issuing final rules…

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Online portal streamlines solar interconnection process

Online portal streamlines solar interconnection process

Getting your solar system connected to the electric grid can be one of the most difficult parts of going solar. Pepco recently launched Green Power…

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D.C.’s solar community joins together for winter celebration

D.C.’s solar community joins together for winter celebration

Dozens of D.C. solar supporters met for a terrific evening of fun and conversation last week at DC SUN offices in Mt. Pleasant. The group…

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Solar for All working groups release recommendations

Solar for All working groups release recommendations

The D.C. Government has set a target through the Solar for All program of getting 100,000 low-income households access to solar. To achieve this goal,…

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Report suggests how D.C. can expand renewable energy

Report suggests how D.C. can expand renewable energy

The District Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) released a draft report earlier this month examining steps the city should take to expand renewable energy…

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D.C. sprouts 10,000 kilowatts of solar

D.C. sprouts 10,000 kilowatts of solar

What started in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood has spread across the country. Community-powered solar has reached an impressive milestone. DC SUN and its parent organization,…

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Calculating the “Value of Solar” in the District of Columbia

Calculating the “Value of Solar” in the District of Columbia

A common question from prospective solar buyers is “how much will I get for the electricity my system produces?” In most places, this is determined…

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Pepco seeks rate hikes as part of its deal with Exelon

Pepco seeks rate hikes as part of its deal with Exelon

The Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision last March to allow Exelon to take over Pepco meant several things for D.C. ratepayers. It meant that our…

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