Tour provides opportunity to see solar

Tour provides opportunity to see solar

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the Metropolitan Washington Solar & Green Home Tour. It will be taking place the weekend of October 1-2….

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DC SUN names new Program Director

DC SUN names new Program Director

DC SUN is proud to announce Jameka Hodnett as our new Program Director. She will help District residents go solar with their neighbors through solar…

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Starting from scratch: Building your home for solar

Starting from scratch: Building your home for solar

Solar panels are becoming as common on new homes as decks or granite countertops. If you’re having a new home designed, or designing one yourself,…

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How the Anacostia Energy Alliance pioneered solar in D.C.

How the Anacostia Energy Alliance pioneered solar in D.C.

As the saying goes: “there’s nothing new under the sun”. DC SUN’s work began in 2007, but we weren’t the first group in D.C. to…

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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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