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Additional Renewable Energy Resources for Residents

Clean Steps Windpower
Choose 50% or 100% of your electricity generation to come from WGES CleanStepsSM WindPower from regional wind farms.

Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credits
Consumers who install solar electric systems can receive a 30 percent tax credit for systems placed in service from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2016.

Make Every Day Earth Day
The US Department of Energy has tips to help save energy and protect the environment.

Exploring Ways to Use Solar Energy
Step outside on a hot, sunny day, and you'll experience the power of the sun's heat and the light. That's solar energy.

How Small Solar Electric Systems Work
Solar electric systems, also known as photovoltaic (PV) systems, convert sunlight into electricity.

How Clean Is the Electricity I Use?
The EPA's calculator will determine the air emissions impacts of electricity use in your business.

Washington, DC Solar Tour of Homes
The Tour of Solar Homes and Buildings covers two days, with a remarkable variety of design, technology and sustainable living concepts illustrated in over 50 homes.

Financial Opportunities for Consumers
Visit this page to learn more about renewable energy financial opportunities for consumers and homeowners.

Buying Clean Electricity
At least 50 percent of customers have the option to purchase renewable electricity directly from their power supplier, and all customers have the option of purchasing renewable energy certificates.

Clean Energy Providers in the District
This list shows green power products available in District of Columbia and nationally available renewable energy certificate products.

Chesapeake Green
C-Green combines standard electricity from the Mid Atlantic grid (the PJM grid) with Renewable Energy Credits (“RECs” or “green tags”) from wind farms situated across the United States.

American Council on Renewable Energy
ACORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. with paying members from every aspect and sector of the renewable energy industries and their trade associations.

Solar Energy Industries Association
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the leading national trade association for the solar energy industry.

Solar Electric Power Association
From research projects and national events, to one-on-one counseling and peer matching services, SEPA is the go-to resource for unbiased and actionable solar intelligence.

Renewable Energy Policy Project
REPP's goal is to accelerate the use of renewable energy by providing credible information, insightful policy analysis, and innovative strategies amid changing energy markets and mounting environmental needs.

 

 

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