NHT Renewable Launches "Solar for All" Project in Washington D.C
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DC celebrated the installation of a new Community Renewable Energy Facility at the DC Water Reservoir
Students at a D.C. high school took a field trip to a renewable energy project. News4’s Molette Green reports how it expanded their knowledge and informed the teens of future career possibilities.
A new suite of grants and social investments announced today from The Kresge Foundation will bring millions of dollars in investments to the solar movement in communities of color and those with low wealth in American cities.
All that’s to say: the project involves a lot of moving parts. But the many partnerships between agencies and private sector organizations may also produce benefits for residents. The facility will provide energy savings for more than 500 District households through the Solar for All program, which serves low- and moderate-income residents. When finished, the new CREF in Ward 5 will become one of the largest community solar facilities in the city (though the massive solar site at Oxon Run still holds the top spot.