District of Columbia

Funding Alert: Virginia DEQ Clean School Bus Program

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) administers over $93 million in the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (VW Trust) to reduce air pollution in Virginia.  The VW Trust is the result of settlements resolving allegations that Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act through the use... Read More

Climate Clips: Housing Initiative Partnership, Pepco and Emera Technologies Awarded $200,000 Grant by the Maryland Energy Administration for Innovative Microgrid Community in Fairmount Heights

Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP), a green nonprofit affordable housing developer based in Prince George’s County, along with Pepco and Emera Technologies, have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) to construct a new residential microgrid. Get the full story at Pepco.... Read More

Resource for Residents: Apps for Earth Day

Every year, more than one billion people come together on April 22nd to recognize Earth Day. The anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, Earth Day serves to raise awareness about climate change and global warming, and encourage active participation in the protection... Read More

Job Alert: DOEE Climate Program Analyst

Located in the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), Urban Sustainability Administration, this position will coordinate the development and implementation of plans to achieve the District’s ambitious goals to cut carbon pollution and prepare for climate change within the agency, across related District agencies, and... Read More

Resource for Residents: Solarize NOVA 2021

Solarize NOVA streamlines the process of going solar by providing a free home energy assessment, free solar assessment, vetted installers, and discounted prices for going solar. Solar Energy World has been chosen as an installation partner for the Solarize NOVA 2021 campaign. The campaign will... Read More