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Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Virginia Virtual Informational Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home or small business. We’ll take you through 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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of your

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Maryland Virtual Informational Session

This will be the final Info Session before this Co-op closes, and your last chance to join and learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join

☀ Maryland Wine and Shine Happy Hour for the Capital Area Solar Co-op

Come meet your fellow solar owners and supporters from around the county for this informal happy hour at Black Ankle Vineyards hosted by Solar United Neighbors, The City of Frederick, and Frederick County. And learn about the Capital Area Solar Co-op. When: Friday, August 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Where: Black Ankle Vineyards, 14463 Black

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Maryland Virtual Informational Session

This is the fourth Info Session we will be hosting for folks in Maryland, and an opportunity to join and learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Virginia Virtual Informational Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home or small business. We’ll take you through 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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of your

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: DC Virtual Informational Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home or small business. We’ll take you through 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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of your

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Virginia Virtual Informational Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home or small business. We’ll take you through 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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of your

Back by popular demand – ROUND 2 of the #CapitalAreaSolarCoop!

Get Ready, the Capital Area Solar Co-op is coming to the DMV! With Round 2, Solar United Neighbors (SUN) continues to work with over a dozen local jurisdictions and organizations around the Capital Area to help residents put solar panels on their homes. By joining the #CapitalAreaSolarCoop, you will join neighbors in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Maryland Virtual Informational Session

This is the second of the five Info Sessions we will be hosting for folks in Maryland, and an opportunity to join and learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The

Capital Area Solar Co-op Round 2: Virginia Virtual Informational Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home or small business. We’ll take you through 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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of your

MC Green Bank Access Solar Info Session

This educational session is for Montgomery County Homeowner’s interested in installing solar on the roof top of their home. No prior knowledge if solar is needed. Bring a list of any questions that you have for us. Single family homes and townhouses are eligible to sign up for the program. Those that have a total

LIVE Community Solar Q&A

Join Us to Find Out How You Can Make a Difference with Community Solar! Live Q&A with experts who play a crucial role in serving more than 5,000 income-qualified subscribers with more than $1.85 million in clean energy savings Date: April 21, 2022 Time: 7pm ET Looking to make a difference in your community? Join

MC Green Bank Access Solar Info Session

This educational session is for Montgomery County Homeowner’s interested in installing solar on the roof top of their home. No prior knowledge if solar is needed. Bring a list of any questions that you have for us. Single family homes and townhouses are eligible to sign up for the program. Those that have a total

DIY Solar Gathering

Do you love tinkering? Is building your own solar installation/generator/lights/insert item here a dream of yours or something you’ve already done? Then grab a beverage and join fellow solar DIYers for an evening of conversation. This is your opportunity to learn from other solar innovators who have DIY solar owners – all from the comfort

FeBREWary 2022: Time To Kick Gas

For the last few years, we have been visiting local breweries around the County to make sure that residents have the most energy efficient lightbulbs on the market. And this year, we are taking it even further – encouraging residents to KICK GAS. Since 2015, February has been proclaimed as “Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month”

My First Year with Solar PV

Since it’s a year this month that our solar photovoltaic (PV) system got turned on, I thought it would be good for me to share my family’s experience – the nitty gritty – of purchasing, installing and using our rooftop solar system. First, I should let you know why we decided to do this now.

Capital Area Solar Co-op Gathering

We are celebrating the first ever Capital Area Solar Co-op with a party at Lone Oak Brewery on Thursday, October 21st from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Come meet other residents who have also gone solar, talk to the people who helped put this Co-op together, and support a local business.  COVID Protocols will be in

Paddington Square Community Solar Information and Career Workshop

Join us 8/21 to learn about the new community solar installation at Paddington Square and how a career in solar may be right for you. Everyone who lives in the Paddington Square Apartments and the surrounding community is welcome to attend this FREE workshop hosted by Montgomery County Green Bank, Groundswell, Montgomery County Community College,

Local student brings the power of the sun to everyone

Emma Hubbard attends the Early College Program at Montgomery College Takoma Park (majoring in Biological Sciences) and is a senior at Clarksburg High School. She got into solar energy electronics out of experimenting with Arduino and various YouTube projects. Originally the boxes were going to be hand-crank, but she saw the potential for solar panels

Maryland Capital Area Solar 101: Hosted by Frederick County & the City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Arlington Solar 101: Co-op Info Session

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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of

Capital Area Solar Co-op Info Session HOSTED by Gaithersburg

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Solar 101: Hosted by the City of Rockville

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Solar 101: Hosted by Frederick County and City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Capital Area Solar Co-op Chooses Solar Installers

The Montgomery County Solar Co-Op partnered with other area jurisdictions to create the nation’s first regional solar co-op, the Capital Area Solar Co-Op. This co-op aims to expand solar opportunities for residents and businesses in the County and throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Members of the Capital Area Solar Co-Op include Washington, D.C.; Arlington

The FIRST EVER Capital Area Solar Co-op 2021

For the first time in jurisdictional history – Montgomery County is joining the town of Poolesville, cities of Bowie, Falls Church, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Takoma Park, and Washington DC as well as Arlington and Frederick County in an effort to promote residential solar installations! Launched on April 1, 2021, this cooperative, collaborative Co-op opportunity was

Extra Credit Opportunities: Learn about the climate this summer! 

While MCPS may be out for the summer, there’s no need for students to pause their climate education. Numerous organizations are offering affordable, virtual camps and workshops focused on the environment and climate change. These educational opportunities are a great way for your student to begin or continue building their knowledge of climate issues.  To all Montgomery County students, we wish you a happy summer and happy learning! 

Maryland Capital Area Solar 101: Hosted by Frederick County & the City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Powered from Above: A Solstice Seminar for Montgomery County Congregations

Since the fall day twelve years ago when a young priest climbed up to the roof of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church to bless their solar panels, “our newest stained-glass windows,” while the choir sang from the parking lot below, over a hundred faith communities in our region have taken climate action by shifting their sanctuaries

Capital Area Solar Co-op Info Session Hosted by Gaithersburg

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Solar 101: Hosted by the city of Bowie

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This session will focus on Solar and Electric Vehicles and EV Chargers. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated
Commercial Solar

Commercial Solar Market Survey

We, the Department of Environmental Protection for Montgomery County, envision a County where under-utilized commercial space is filled with solar. We see parking lots covered with solar canopies, turning a hot, barren parking lot, into a sheltered area that powers buildings with clean electricity. We see rooftops covered in panels, turning empty space into an energy provider and a crucial step in

Ask An EV Owner

On the 1st Wednesday of the every month join the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington DC (EVADC) for our on-line Ask An EV Owner event. Are you shopping for an EV? Do you have questions about your new EV? Or are you just curious about EVs? If you can answer yes to any of

Solar Power Purchase Agreement (Solar PPA) Explained

This article was written and published on the SaveOnEnergy® website. Their mission is simple. They aim to hook you up with a reliable energy plan at an affordable all-in rate, with full-transparency about what you’re buying. Solar Options If you are interested in going solar, there are many different options. You can participate in the

Maryland Solar 101: hosted by Frederick County and the City of Frederick

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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of

Virginia Solar 101: Arlington Solar and EV Charger Co-op Info Session

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 panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of

Local Student Creates a Solar Charger for Everyone

Emma Hubbard attends the Early College Program at Montgomery College Takoma Park (majoring in Biological Sciences) and is a senior at Clarksburg High School. She got into solar energy electronics out of experimenting with Arduino and various YouTube projects. Originally the boxes were going to be hand-crank, but she saw the potential for solar panels

Two New Solar Farms are Open for Subscriptions in Maryland!

Community, or shared, solar makes it possible for anyone with an electric bill to access solar energy, even if they can’t put it where they live. Residents receive the same benefit as installing solar panels on their roofs by subscribing to a large commercial project in the same utility area. How does Community Solar work?  Residents receive

A Resident’s Solar Story

Kenneth Hinga of Bethesda, Maryland recently installed solar on his home and wanted to share the experience with other homeowners. Hear about his experience. We wanted to install solar, but were told our house in Bethesda had too much shading from trees to make it practical.  We also own a house in Rhode Island that

MD Solar Democracy & Equity Collaborative

Montgomery County declared a climate emergency in 2017. With this declaration, the county pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2027. It plans to achieve 100% elimination of emissions by 2035.I’d like you to join us to learn about a policy to help the county meet these goals. Solar United Neighbors is hosting

COVID Aid Package Makes Initial Commitment to a Clean Energy Recovery

Press Release reprinted from Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA) Monday, Dec 21 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress has passed broad end-of-year legislation that includes significant benefits for solar energy. The full legislative package combines a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package and an omnibus spending bill for 2021 with tax extenders and energy policy changes. The legislation