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Solar Power Lights Up D.C. Communities

For many families, buying in bulk is generally reserved for toilet paper and cereal, but a District of Columbia community organization is hoping to expand that list to solar power.

01/12/2014

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Ground Broken For Solar Project At Maryland Prison

Construction of one of Maryland’s largest solar energy projects has begun at a state prison complex near Hagerstown.

07/09/2012

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Solar Powered Home Makes Every Day Earth Day For Carney Man

Earth Day is this weekend and many people take part in tree plantings and other environmentally friendly events.

04/20/2012

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D.C. Groups Pooling Electric Buying Power

More than 100 religious, community, labor and low-income housing groups in the Washington area say they are joining forces to buy clean power and save money.

03/09/2012

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Advocates: N.J. Law A Model For Md. Offshore Wind

A New Jersey offshore wind law could serve as a model for developing the industry in Maryland, environmentalists and offshore wind industry officials said Friday.

01/06/2012

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Board Approves Solar Project On Prison Land

The Board of Public Works has approved leasing about 250 acres of state prison land in western Maryland for what will be the state’s biggest solar energy farm.

07/27/2011

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Solar Power Coming To Redskins Home Field

The Washington Redskins are going solar.

07/13/2011

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Constellation Invests In Home Solar Firm Astrum

Astrum Solar says Constellation Energy has agreed to invest an undisclosed amount in the home solar power installer.

06/27/2011

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Md. Firm Gets Waiver To Build Solar Farm

Maryland’s Public Service Commission has granted a waiver to a private firm that plans to build a $70 million solar farm on the grounds of a state prison complex.

05/26/2011

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2 Maryland Ikea Stores Going Solar

Swedish retailer Ikea says two Maryland stores are among a half dozen site that are going solar.

05/25/2011

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Md. Firm Proposes Solar Farm Near State Prison

A private firm announced a $70 million plan Friday to build Maryland’s largest solar energy project on the grounds of a state prison near Hagerstown to generate electricity for the wholesale market.

05/20/2011

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Solar Energy Farm About To Launch At UMES

A 2.2-megawatt solar energy farm is about to go online at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

03/27/2011

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