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Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH SILVER SPRING LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH ASPEN HILL LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH DAVIS LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH MAGGIE NIGHTINGALE LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH TWINBROOK LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH QUINCE ORCHARD LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH POTOMAC LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH CONNIE MORELLA LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH DAMASCUS LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH GERMANTOWN LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH CHEVY CHASE LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH GAITHERSBURG LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH MARILYN PRAISNER LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH WHEATON LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH WHITE OAK LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH KENSINGTON PARK LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH LITTLE FALLS LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH NOYES LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH OLNEY LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH ROCKVILLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Rockville Solar & EV 101 | Montgomery County Co-op Info Session

Join the City of Rockville’s Sustainability Coordinator, Amanda Campbell as we learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Gaithersburg Solar & EV 101 and the Montgomery County Co-op

Join the City of Gaithersburg’s Sustainability Coordinator as we learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar

Financing Your Solar Project with the Green Bank hosted by Solar United Neighbors

Find out more about the new Clean Energy Advantage (CEA) Program from the Montgomery Green Bank and how you can finance your solar panel and electric vehicle charging station. You will also learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. This presentation will take you through the technology, economics, financing,

Takoma Park Solar & EV 101: Montgomery County Co-op info session

Join Takoma Park’s Sustainability Manager, Gina Mathias as we learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar

Poolesville Green Online House Party

Join us and our partners at the Department of Environmental Protection for a Virtual House Party and Solar Bingo Night! Have some fun and learn about solar energy from someone who’s been through the process of installing panels on his roof.  Don Street of Poolesville will tell you about his experience and answer your questions

OMG for our first Virtual Green Drinks Happy Hour

Just because we are virtual doesn’t mean we can’t network with like-minded and enjoy good food and drink. We have special offerings from our preferred partners — local eatery Plnt Burger and Astrolab Brewing (see info in registration).  Registrants are encouraged to purchase a meal and or beer/wine from one of these partners. Use special code

Senior Planet Montgomery: Lighting & Smart Bulbs

May 28 | 2:00pm–3:00pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description Overwhelmed by the options of lightbulbs available? This lecture reviews common lighting terminology like watts and lumens and explains the differences between the many types of bulbs currently on the market. You’ll learn which bulb offers the most in terms of energy efficiency that can

Announcing the 4th Solar Co-op!!!

Go Solar and Get EV Chargers with the 4th Solar Co-op! This is the 4th year that Montgomery County has partnered to work with Solar United Neighbors to bring residents (and small businesses) an opportunity to put solar panels on their homes. This year we are also offering EV charging! So you can put solar

Residential Energy Tips to Help Lower Costs

Join the Residential Energy Program Manager, Larissa Johnson, from Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection for an interactive presentation on how to lower your utility costs and keep money in your pocket. REGISTER HERE. When it comes to your utility bill, you may be spending more than you want to. The Montgomery County Department of

Senior Planet Montgomery: Online Bill Pay for Utilities

May 20 | 11:00am–12:00pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description Never write a check to your utility company again! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to set up an online account with your utility company and explore its many advantages, including automatic bill pay and paying with a credit card or from your bank

Montgomery County Solar Happy Hour & Solar Co-op Info Session

Grab a drink, head to your computer (or phone!), and join us to learn about solar energy! If you register for this Happy Hour, by Monday, May 11th, six participants will receive a four or six pack from one of these local breweries: 7 Locks Brewing, Astro Lab, Saints Row, Silver Branch Brewing, True Respite,

Senior Planet Montgomery: Make Energy Cents

May 12 | 2:00pm–3:00pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Montgomery Energy Connection can help! This lecture will introduce the new County website, http://www.MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org. It brings together trusted information and helpful solutions for managing and lowering your energy usage and costs.

Solar 101 Lunch & Learn | Montgomery County Solar & EV Charger Co-op Launch

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. Register today You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we’re launching in Montgomery County. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar panels. Co-op members get:

Senior Planet Montgomery: Lighting & Smartbulbs

Date & Time May 6 | 2:00pm–3:00pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description Overwhelmed by the options of lightbulbs available? This lecture reviews common lighting terminology like watts and lumens and explains the differences between the many types of bulbs currently on the market. You’ll learn which bulb offers the most in terms of energy

Senior Planet Montgomery: How to Read Your Utility Bill

May 1 | 11:00am–12:30pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description Never write a check to your utility company again! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to set up an online account with your utility company and explore its many advantages, including automatic bill pay and paying with a credit card or from your bank

Senior Planet Montgomery: Make Energy Cents

Date & Time April 30 | 2:00pm–3:00pm EDT Description Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Montgomery Energy Connection can help! This lecture will introduce the new County website, http://www.MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org. It brings together trusted information and helpful solutions for managing and lowering your energy usage and costs. You’ll learn
Neighborhood Sun ribbon cutting ceremony

Clean Energy is Here to Stay

More and more people realize the environmental benefits of renewable energy, which produces no fossil fuel emissions. In the past, switching to clean energy sources meant putting solar panels on your roof. But what if you have a shady roof, or you own or rent an apartment? What are your options? Two local Montgomery County

Larissa Johnson on the Truths and Myths of Energy Use

Date & Time April 28 | 1:30pm–2:30pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description You may be indoors but there’s a lot you can do to curb energy use, lower your utility bill, and keep money in your pocket! To kick-off a series of energy lectures in the coming weeks, Senior Planet Montgomery will host guest

Make Energy Cents

Date & Time April 30 | 2:00pm–3:00pm EDT Location Online / By Phone Description Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Montgomery Energy Connection can help! This lecture will introduce the new County website, http://www.MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org. It brings together trusted information and helpful solutions for managing and lowering your energy

Green Learning Series: I Pay What?? A Crash Course on Your Energy Bill

When it comes to your utility bill, you may be spending more than you want to. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program, Larissa Johnson, can help you demystify your utility bill and show you ways to save energy and money in your home. All participants leave with at least one energy

Solar Energy World to host Earth Day Solar Webinar

Due to the COVID-19 virus, Solar Energy World is hosting their annual Earth Day Solar 101 Workshop online. This event is by sign up only and is open to all homeowners. Wyatt Everhart, former ABC meteorologist, will teach homeowners the environmental benefits of going solar, how solar power works, the basics about tax credits and

TO BE RESCHEDULED: Lighten Up!

Join us for Lighten Up! We will be at Crossroads Community Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to help brighten your homes, give you tips to help lower your utility costs, and swap out your old incandescent and CFL light bulbs. 

#EarthDay Crafts

With the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day right around the corner, you are about to be inundated with tons of Earth Day messaging. We want to make sure you know about some activities you can do in your homes or backyards with materials you already own (or are out in nature). These activities are good for

TO BE RESCHEDULED: Senior Planet: Make Energy Cents + Pay Your Energy Bill Online

Senior Planet Montgomery is a partner of Montgomery Energy Connection. They will be providing workshops and lectures throughout the County. This session, Make Energy Cents + Pay Your Energy Bill Online is a lecture and workshop combo. Details: Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Come to this

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

What is Energy Express? This is the 4th year we have partnered with Montgomery County Public Libraries during their Summer Reading Program. And this year, we are going VIRTUAL!!! Yes, all of our presentations will be via Zoom. You will have to register with the libraries to attend. Imagine Your Story This year’s theme is

Sustainable Plumbing Options for Your Garden

Since we are living in the age of scarce natural resources and climate change, we must make an effort to recycle, repurpose, reuse, and conserve resources. The good news is—the popularity of sustainable living is constantly on the rise. Water is one of the most precious things we have, and our gardens need it. By

TO BE RESCHEDULED: Senior Planet Workshop: Smart Thermostat

Senior Planet Montgomery is a partner of Montgomery Energy Connection. They will be providing workshops and lectures throughout the County. This session about Smart Thermostats is workshop. Details: Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Come to this interactive workshop! In addition to learning more about the new

Home Energy Hacks – Short Videos with Quick, Energy Tips

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program led by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), is proud to announce a new partnership with the Montgomery County Office of Broadband Programs, via County Cable Montgomery. Under this agreement, the Office of Broadband Programs will produce Home Energy Hacks – short, informative videos providing residents with quick

Lighten Up!

Join us for Lighten Up! We will be at Plum Gar Recreation Center, 19561 Scenery Drive, Germantown on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm to help brighten your homes, give you tips to help lower your utility costs, and swap out your old incandescent and CFL light bulbs.