Tag Archive: solar

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

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

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
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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,

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

#ShowUsYourSolar

Do you have solar panels on your roof? Or your garage? Or in your yard? Or on your business? If so, #SHOWUSYOURSOLAR!!! As we celebrate the 4th Solar Co-op in

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

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).

Solar Co-op installer selected!

The LOWEST BID ever!!!  The Montgomery County Solar Co-op is excited to announce that Solar Energy World has been officially selected as the co-op’s installer. The co-op used a competitive

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).
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Solar energy technology, demystified

DEP’s Energy Intern Miles Braxton dives into the nuts and bolts about how solar photovoltaic (PV) panels collect energy from the sun and convert it to electricity.   Why renewables?
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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.