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
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
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,
The Tower Companies (“Tower”) is a recognized green building leader that develops, owns, and operates over 6 million square feet of commercial office, multi-family residential, and retail shopping centers across
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
Montgomery County moves another step closer toward meeting the ambitious goal of eliminating greenhouse emissions by 2035 with an innovative partnership that will provide reliable clean energy for low-to-moderate income
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
On October 24, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced the official activation of two advanced microgrids for its Public Safety Headquarters (PSHQ) in Gaithersburg and Correctional Facility in Boyds. The
Montgomery County residents are invited to joined the second County-wide Solar Co-op. Why join a Co-op? Co-op members leverage bulk-purchasing power to get discounted pricing and a quality installation, while
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, celebrated the completion of the largest solar project at a County facility to date. Solar and other advanced energy
When Tom Ripp began planning his retirement, he didn’t start with stocks or bonds or downsizing. He started with sustainability. For this 55-year-old Gaithersburg resident, who currently works part-time as
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.
On February 15th, 2016, fellow co-op members Thomas Wellems and Marilyn Powell (pictured in the image above) became the 27th household of the Rockville Solar Co-op to see electricity generated from the sun via rooftop
My Green Montgomery is a project of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. It is a service to help Montgomery County residents think and live in a way that safeguards and sustains the health of our people, our county, and the planet.