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The State of Solar in Montgomery County, MD

The State of Solar in Montgomery County, MD

By Stewart Lawrence In Montgomery County, Maryland, a progressive jurisdiction where support for renewable energy is widespread, there’s been a notable jump in solar installations. In 2010, there were just 150 homes in the county with solar panels. That figure...
The Ongoing Battle over Solar Easements

The Ongoing Battle over Solar Easements

By Stewart Lawrence Washington, DC has embraced solar power in recent years but it remains an epicenter of conflict between solar power advocates and developers. Over a decade ago, the DC city council passed a law that guaranteed solar access for homeowners....
Federal Solar ITC Included in New Recovery Bill

Federal Solar ITC Included in New Recovery Bill

by Bobby Monacella of Ipsun Solar This week House Democrats introduced the Moving Forward Act, a sweeping $1.5 trillion package to support long-term economic growth in response to COVID-19. We are so happy to see that the package includes our stated...
What is a Green Bank?

What is a Green Bank?

By Stewart Lawrence The DC Clean Energy Omnibus bill of 2018 established the creation of a “Green Energy Finance Authority,” or more commonly referred to as a Green Bank. That sounds interesting, but begs some questions: What is a Green Bank? What is its purpose and...