Articles tagged: Solar Energy


News

Georgetown commits to purchasing two-thirds of its electricity needs from solar farms

Georgetown committed to obtaining two-thirds of its total electricity consumption from solar farms in Maryland and New Jersey through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) approved on Oct. 29.

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Climate activism and sustainability

While Georgetown has, at times, been considered a leader among college campuses in environmental sustainability, its level of commitment to certain sustainable causes over the years has varied. For the... Read more

News

Maryland Blocks Proposed Off Campus Solar Project

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) denied MD Solar 1’s application for a Wetlands and Waterways Permit for their proposed solar installation in La Plata, Maryland, which would have... Read more

Features

Here Comes the Sun? Local environmentalists oppose university solar project

When Benjamin Hance decided he wanted to put solar panels on his home, he faced a dilemma. Living on a wooded lot meant trees cast shadows on his roof, and... Read more

Voices

The view from Florida: Solar Energy proposal casts light on GOP schism

There are few things the GOP loves more than defending the coal industry and dismantling economic regulations. But what happens when these goals come into conflict? This is the question... Read more