Energy Stories

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

Buying green electricity for your home

An important way to combat global warming is to switch our electricity supply to “green” electricity (generated from wind- and solar-powered sources, both of which

Join us for Books and Bulbs at your local library

October is National Energy Action Month and we're celebrating by hosting 6 Books and Bulbs events at libraries across the County. Books and Bulbs is

Community Solar is now available for Marylanders

Montgomery County residents finally have the chance to take part in the new Maryland community solar program and be part of the newest, most innovative

DEP and Safeway want you to “Lighten Your Load”

This summer, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Safeway stores are partnering to help save shoppers energy and money on their lighting

Trying to be rational in an irrational world

Think about the last time you went looking for a new car. What did you look for? You probably started with your needs for the

Takoma Park’s Gina Mathias is always up for a challenge

At DEP, we truly believe that our partners are key to making Montgomery County as green as it can be. This “Partners in Energy” series
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