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January 2021 Featured Partner of the Month

Joelle Novey, who directs Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA), receives the #LightingtheWayMD painting from artist Caryl Henry Alexander Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email At Neighborhood Sun, we know that addressing the climate crisis will require all of us to come together, from every sector of our communities. That’s […]

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Community Solar Customers – Everything You Need to Know!

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Thank you for being one of our Charter Subscribers to Neighborhood Sun. You’re going to want to save this message because it provides you with answers and resources regarding your subscription to community solar with Neighborhood Sun.  We hope that all of your questions to […]

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5 Disruptive New Clean Energy Technologies

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email What are some of the new energy technologies that can disrupt the energy industry and help us make dramatic cuts to our greenhouse gas emissions? There are literally thousands of new technologies out there, but we will briefly look at just five. We […]

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Community Solar is for Everyone — Including Towns!

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email We are very thankful and excited to announce that the towns of Cheverly and Glen Echo in Maryland have made the choice to switch their electricity to solar through Neighborhood Sun. The environmental benefits and the savings that come from shared solar are […]

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What is the Status of Air Quality in Neighborhood Sun’s Footprint?

What is the Status of Air Quality in Neighborhood Sun’s Footprint? Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email As nearly anyone could ascertain, air does not know man-made boundaries. Wind may be redirected by physical obstacles such as mountains and valleys but does not stop at toll booths or hesitate […]

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Community Solar is AVAILABLE for New Jersey Residents!

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Camden, Burlington, and Mercer Counties: get ready to save money on your electric bills while supporting clean, locally produced solar power. The Tri-County Solar Farm will provide clean energy for hundreds of Garden State residents. Neighborhood Sun, a Mid-Atlantic B Corporation, is bringing their community […]

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Making Sense of How Billing Works (in granular detail)

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Article Summary Community solar involves three transactions. One is between you and the utility for your solar production, the other is between you and the utility for your energy use, and the final one is between you and Neighborhood Sun to purchase your solar credits. Because of a lag time in billing, you are always going […]

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The Hopeless Blog

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email There is a lot going on in the world. We have lost so much of the world’s forests that reforestation as it exists won’t work. Antarctica is melting, and will continue to melt no matter what we do. There is a garbage patch in the Pacific […]

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Who Is Really Doing the Most for the Planet? and How Are We Rewarding Them?

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Before I started at NS, my old roommate and I had a common goal: keep our electric bills down. In the winter, we bubblewrapped our windows as insulation and would layer up in multiple sweaters instead of turning the heat on. In the summer, […]

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Going Beyond the Usual Conversation of Land Use Management

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Across the globe, humans are hungry for energy sources to power their lives, communities, and economies. Countries often have to choose between maintaining ecosystems integrity and utilizing resources to benefit their population. Think about palm oil plantations in Indonesia – being one of […]