This is the third in a 3-part series on Community Solar Basics. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5jSLGMJVQXyUOHcUWTxadg Community solar offers the benefit of solar to those who can’t, or prefer not to, install solar panels on their homes. It enable individuals, businesses, or organizations to purchase or subscribe to “share” in a community solar project. If you
This is the second in a 3-part series on Community Solar Basics. Community solar offers the benefit of solar to those who can’t, or prefer not to, install solar panels on their homes. It enable individuals, businesses, or organizations to purchase or subscribe to “share” in a community solar project. If you join a community
An important way to combat climate change is to switch our electricity supply to “green” electricity (generated from wind- and solar-powered sources, both of which do not emit carbon dioxide). Electricity generation is the single largest source of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions. Electricity sold by Pepco in Maryland in 2018 was generated mostly by coal
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 solar industry development. Community solar was initially authorized by legislation in 2015, and it took several years for projects to become available. It’s a great way for people to support
On February 15th, 2016, fellow co-op members Thomas Wellems and Marilyn Powell (pictured in the image above) became the 27th household of the Rockville Solar Co-op to see electricity generated from the sun via rooftop solar panels powering their home. Since then 10 members have also been connected, and others are in the queue for panel installation and grid hookup.
Are you interested in using solar energy, but can’t install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system on your property? Have you heard about community solar and want to know what all the buzz is about? Look no further! Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection heard your frequently asked questions and is here to help demystify Maryland’s
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