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Buying green electricity for your home

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).
Jordan Leonard, Silver Spring, Maryland

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 county realize its goal to

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 to help eliminate that reality

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 do not emit carbon dioxide).

From energy audit to energy savings

Who doesn’t dread the day the energy bill arrives? For homeowners, the arrival of the energy bill can send blood pressure through the roof, especially if they own an older

Gaithersburg: Partner in Energy

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 profiles a local leader, advocate,
Mid adult man standing with a young woman using a caulk gun

October is Energy Action Month!

In Montgomery County, we celebrate Energy Action Month by sharing easy tips to help residents and businesses save energy and money.   TIP 1:  Make a COUNTER argument Most of
Image of homeowners installing energy efficient windows.

Energy Tips for Fall

With the days becoming chillier, fall is the perfect time to become more energy efficient.  Here are some helpful hints to keep your electricity bills low this season and make
Solar Panels. Copyright mjmonty, Flickr

Join the Montgomery County Solar Co-op!

Montgomery County residents are invited to joined the first County-wide solar co-op. Participants can save money and make going solar easier, and at the same time increase the network of solar supporters.