Tag: Solar Panels

Proposed GU Solar Project Faces Opposition at Public Hearing

Proposed GU Solar Project Faces Opposition at Public Hearing

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03/07/2019

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) held a public hearing on Feb. 27 to hear testimony from community members on the proposed Georgetown solar installation in La Plata, Maryland. Locals criticized the project for the negative ecological impacts it could have on the surrounding area and also how it would affect the native Piscataway…

Transparency is Key for Sustainability Initiatives

Transparency is Key for Sustainability Initiatives

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02/15/2019

The university has taken a variety of steps to reduce its environmental impact, including on- and off-campus solar projects to generate more renewable energy. While these plans are well-intentioned, issues during their implementation have muddled their potential positive effects. This editorial board believes that the university must take steps to increase the transparency of sustainability…

University to install new solar panels

University to install new solar panels

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05/01/2017

Georgetown plans to install solar panels on six campus buildings, creating 1.5 million kilowatt-hours of energy per year. The installation will take place this summer and into the fall as part of the university’s ongoing efforts to implement sustainability measures. An announcement of the plan was made through an email to the student body on…

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