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.
The popularity of the green movement seems to be growing and with so many people becoming involved, new inventions are consistently being developed to promote sustainable living. Learn about the latest inventions from the past decade that are helping to promote green living.
A solar farm on the lower Eastern Shore will help power the University of Maryland Medical System.
The array of solar panels all facing south give the appearance of a shimmering lake. And by late December, the 300,000 solar panels, each roughly the size of a 46-inch flat screen television near the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown off Roxbury Road, are expected to generate a peak of 20 megawatts of power per hour.
Three solar power systems will help provide electricity for schools on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Solar-powered compactors have been installed in downtown Annapolis.
Earth Day is this weekend and many people take part in tree plantings and other environmentally friendly events.
A wind and solar power project proposed for a Talbot County wastewater treatment plant has been canceled by the county council.
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.
A Northern Virginia firms plans to build a power plant at a prison on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that will produce electricity from chicken manure.
Constellation Energy says it has begun construction on Maryland’s largest solar power project, a 16.1 megawatt installation in Emmitsburg.
The University of Maryland says a new rooftop solar power array atop a College Park building is one of the largest in the Washington area.