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How to (Not) Fail a Community Solar Customer

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email A recent guest column in a local Denver newspaper could be a harbinger of the future for community solar project owners if they’re not careful when choosing their customer management contractors. The writer alleges he was misled when signing up for a community […]

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Neighborhood Sun Completes Equity Seed Round and Expands Board of Directors

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Gary Skulnik, CEO and Founder of Neighborhood Sun Benefit Corp., announced today that the firm had successfully completed a recent round of funding from local angel investors. The infusion of capital gives the company the resources it needs as it begins operations in Maryland and […]

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Maryland’s Community Solar Is A Climate Game-Changer

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Via Laurel Peltier at Baltimore Fishbowl Since the election, the trend of environmental news has been so awful that you may not believe this positive development: In one to two years, you will be able to buy locally harvested, solar-generated electricity priced lower than that coming […]

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Startup of the Week: Neighborhood Sun wants to put solar power in the hands of the people

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Renewable energy proponent Gary Skulnik wants everybody to get in on solar power – even if they have no roof to put the panels on. In early April Skulnik launched Neighborhood Sun, which allows Maryland and D.C. residents to “subscribe” to solar power […]

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New Maryland Venture focuses on building community solar projects in the state.

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Silver Spring, Md. — Building on a Maryland community solar law that takes effect this summer, longtime clean energy entrepreneur Gary Skulnik has teamed with MOM’s Organic Market founder Scott Nash on a new venture to bring solar energy to more people, businesses, […]

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Silver Spring Man Hopes to Bring ‘Community Solar’ to Montgomery County

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email As Maryland prepares to allow those without solar panels to buy into solar power, a Silver Spring man with a background in renewable energy hopes to be on the cutting edge of the “community solar” trend. …READ MORE   Read More

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B’more’s First-Ever Solar Training Program Shines Bright

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Via Laurel Peltier at Baltimore Fishbowl Baltimore City’s Michael Harris has been spending a lot of time on the Gilman School’s rooftop lately. Instead of working in security and barely scraping by, Harris will soon be a certified solar installer thanks to the new […]

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Hundreds of Solar Panels Now Sizzle on BCPSS Henderson-Hopkins’ Rooftop

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Via Laurel Peltier at Baltimore Fishbowl Innovative. That sums up both the Baltimore City Public School Henderson-Hopkins, and the new Constellation/Henderson-Hopkins solar partnership. We need more of this.  Requiring no upfront capital from Baltimore City, Constellation financed and operates the solar installation which covers about 10 […]

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Reader Q&A: Go Off-the-Grid with Solar in Baltimore?

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Via Laurel Peltier at Baltimore Fishbowl A Baltimore Fishbowl reader commented after reading Md. Climate Scientist: Baltimore Summers will Be Long and Intolerable. Sarah wrote: “I would love to have practical and realistic info on how to be more energy efficient while living in a 100-year-old […]