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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Report examines Metro’s solar potential

The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has a goal of sourcing 30% of its electricity use from renewable sources within the next decade. In…

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How a 'Grid of the Future' might look

How a ‘Grid of the Future’ might look

Most of the electricity we use is generated remotely and brought by high voltage transmission lines to population centers. From here it is distributed to…

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What to do about your solar system when storms blow

What to do about your solar system when storms blow

Solar systems are robust and engineered to work through harsh weather conditions. This includes hail, snow, and high winds. Installers design systems to withstand these…

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From ‘solar cowboys’ to a thriving industry

Solar technology has been around for a long time, but the modern solar industry as we would recognize it began in the 1970s. It came…

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D.C. residents urge A.G. Racine & Office of People's Counsel to continue Exelon fight

D.C. residents urge A.G. Racine & Office of People’s Counsel to continue Exelon fight

The Public Service Commission’s split decision to allow Exelon to take over Pepco was a shocking mistake. But the fight continues. Hundreds of D.C. residents…

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