Solar for All working groups release recommendations

Solar for All working groups release recommendations

The D.C. Government has set a goal 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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Solar for All seeks to spread the benefits of solar

Solar for All seeks to spread the benefits of solar

The City Council passed a significant increase to the District’s renewable portfolio standard this summer. This increase commits the District to getting half of its…

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Consumer Utility Board launches to give D.C. residents a say

Consumer Utility Board launches to give D.C. residents a say

Our fight against Exelon’s attempt to take over Pepco was long and tough. In its wake, several leaders from the campaign realized it would be…

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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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