Category Archives: In the News

Solar Panels at Georgetown University Spur Neighborhood Equity

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Root + Branch to initiate the largest project in our Neighborhood Solar Equity program with Georgetown University.  Together, we are set to install 1.1 mW on Georgetown’s campus, making it one … Continue reading

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Americans and Climate Change

New data released by the Yale Program on Climate Communication and summarized by Nadia Popovich, John Schwartz and Tatiana Schlossberg in the New York Times gives a detailed view of public opinion on global warming. Spoiler alert: Americans believe in global warming, but aren’t … Continue reading

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Solidarity Sing

After the Women’s March in January, our friends at All Souls Unitarian Church hosted a solidarity sing. From serving as a sanctuary space since November to sponsoring affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying Columbia Heights neighborhood,  All Souls is always a progressive, active, and conscientious … Continue reading

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Solar-powered nonprofits

Instead of donating cash, we can support nonprofits by helping them invest in budget-saving solar power technology.

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People + the planet: Cleveland’s push for environmental justice

We love to learn about how urban centers become healthier, more environmentally responsible, and more energy independent. In the heart of the Rust Belt, Cleveland, shows us how a city can meet climate challenges while supporting equity and inclusion. 

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Nonprofits shine thanks to solar

Today, we look at the diverse array of nonprofits benefiting from renewable energy. Will your nonprofit be the next to go solar?

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A small Tanzanian village shows solar is key for rural families

Recently, a small community in rural Tanzania has turned to solar. How does solar power transform everyday life for rural families across the globe?

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Mandates matter: Spotlight on Ohio’s energy standards

So much depends on Ohio’s embattled energy standards. So, why have valuable renewable and energy efficiency mandates been frozen until at least 2016? Inside the fight for a greener Ohio.

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The Midwest goes green: 7 updates

Can solar power thrive in the Midwest? Absolutely! Today, we take a look at renewable energy news from across the Midwest. 

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Solar powering 100,000 rural homes in Ghana

We at Community Renewable Energy believe in the promise of Power Africa– an initiative designed to help African nations capitalize on their enormous solar power (and renewable) capacity. Recently, we heard about an initiative to take solar power to rural homes … Continue reading

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