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Solar power lights up D.C. communities

One local organization is changing the way people buy and use energy ... one neighborhood at a time.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 12:47pm EST

Tags: Solar panels, DC SUN, Rachel Nania, SmartPower


Va.'s largest electric utility updates energy plan

Dominion Virginia Power has submitted an updated long-range energy plan to state regulators that proposes a heavy reliance on natural gas, but also includes large-scale solar power generation and wind power.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Tags: Dominion Power, wind power

Consumer advocate questions fairness of Va. solar deal

It sounds like a good deal: sell the solar power generated by solar panels on your roof to your utility company for a profit. But a consumer advocate is calling it unfair.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: solar energy panels, Dominion Virginia Power

How to make money selling Dominion solar power

If you have a solar panel on your roof or in your backyard producing more electricity than you need, it could soon be a moneymaker.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 04:19am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Dominion Power, Dianne Corsello, Solar panels

Commercial solar project goes up at Thurmont firm

Thurmont has its first commercial solar energy project with the installation of a system at Federal Stone Industries.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Federal Stone Industries, Thurmont,

Va. study makes economic case for renewable energy

Pursuing a portfolio of renewable power sources such as solar, biomass and wind power to satisfy Virginia's energy appetite through 2035 would create tens of thousands more jobs than relying on either coal or natural gas, a George Mason University study concludes.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: George Mason University, wind energy

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