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Solar Co-op Info-session: White Oak

Join us this year for the 3rd Montgomery County Solar Co-op. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to switch to clean energy, meet other residents who are also interested in investing in solar, and reduce your electricity bills tremendously! Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: INFORMATIONAL SESSION Hosted by: Department

Solar Co-op Info-session: Takoma Park

Join us this year for the 3rd Montgomery County Solar Co-op. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to switch to clean energy, meet other residents who are also interested in investing in solar, and reduce your electricity bills tremendously! This year’s Solar Co-op is a collaborative effort between Montgomery County’s Department of

DEP and DGS Partner to Teach Students about Solar Energy

Montgomery County’s Departments of General Services (DGS) and Environmental Protection (DEP) are partnering to educate school children about the importance of solar and other forms of renewable energy.  Shifting energy use to renewable energy, in concert with energy efficiency, is essential to reducing the impacts of a changing climate.    Leading by example, Montgomery County Government

Solar Co-op Info-session: Gaithersburg

Join us this year for the 3rd Montgomery County Solar Co-op. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to switch to clean energy, meet other residents who are also interested in investing in solar, and reduce your electricity bills tremendously! Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm: INFORMATIONAL SESSION Hosted by: City

Solar Co-op Info-session: Poolesville

Join us this year for the 3rd Montgomery County Solar Co-op. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to switch to clean energy, meet other residents who are also interested in investing in solar, and reduce your electricity bills tremendously! This year’s Solar Co-op is a collaborative effort between Montgomery County’s Department of
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Common utility billing questions for new solar homeowners

This article was originally published in December 2016 by Ben Delman with Solar United Neighbors — which is still relevant today, especially if you’re participating in Montgomery County’s 3rd Solar Co-op! Receiving the first utility bill after a solar system is switched on is an exciting moment. From that first bill onward, solar homeowners are a different kind

Montgomery Solar Co-op Second Year is a Success!

Success!! Montgomery County residents participated in our second County-wide Solar Co-op this year and it was a success again! Since the inception of the program, we have had over 240 homeowners install solar on their homes! These residents all took advantage of Solar United Neighbors (SUN) Solar Co-op program. Through this process, those residents have spent
Energy Exploration Event

Introducing the County’s Residential Energy Program!

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection has a new Residential Energy Program and a new program manager to go along with it, Larissa Johnson! Larissa was on the Did You Know? TV show recently to introduce the program and some of the opportunities currently available to residents including Quick Home Energy Checkups and solar
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For Rockville’s Erica Shingara, being green is a team sport

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, or trailblazer who is dedicated to improving energy efficiency and helping the county realize its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by the