Energy Stories

This holiday season, gift outside the box!

The act of giving is one of the best traditions of the holiday season. It builds bonds and shows your loved ones how you care

Promoting energy conservation and recycling at MCPS

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has a strong commitment to environmental sustainability that spans more than 40 years. Economic, social, and environmental considerations have been

Partners in Energy: Jordan Leonard

One person can make a difference and this series profiles a leader, advocate, or resident who is dedicated to improving energy efficiency and helping the

Solar-Powered Scholarship: Montgomery County Public School projects let the sunshine in

How does the largest school district in Maryland reduce its environmental impact and associated costs across 134 elementary schools, 40 middle schools, 26 high schools

Cold weather collaboration with Manna

As temperatures drop, it unfortunately becomes harder for many people to keep themselves comfortably warm, even in their own homes. A new area partnership aims

Leading the Way: County activates two advanced microgrids

On October 24, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced the official activation of two advanced microgrids for its Public Safety Headquarters (PSHQ) in Gaithersburg and

Where do CFLs go?

Throughout this past summer and fall, DEP’s Residential Energy Program Manager, Larissa Johnson, has been collecting old incandescent and compact florescent (CFL) light bulbs to

Two years of the Residential Energy Program!

  Watt's Up with Montgomery County's Residential Energy Program? In 2016, the Residential Energy Program launched. After 2 years, it is well on its way

MCPS Students: Develop your P.O.W.E.R. to make a difference!

If you're a high school student in  Montgomery County Public Schools, you're eligible to participate in the P.O.W.E.R. Program! Through this program. you'll learn how

Saving energy and taxpayer dollars through continuous improvement of County operations

Montgomery County’s Department of General Services (DGS) often works behind the scenes to ensure that the County is operating efficiently, both in terms of cost
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