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New Program Hopes To Expand Solar Power

The sun may shine on all of us, but not all of us can use it to power our homes.


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Annapolis Could Reap $260K Annually With Energy Park Lease

A plan has been introduced to build a large solar energy facility on a closed Annapolis landfill, and by doing so put the city near the forefront of the green-energy movement.


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Company Expansion Bringing Hundreds Of New Jobs To Maryland

More than 200 new jobs are coming to Maryland over the next three years as the result of a solar power company’s expansion.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Solar Power Coming To Redskins Home Field

The Washington Redskins are going solar.


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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.


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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.