solar energy

Apr 25, 2023

Standard Solar acquires Knox Solar + Storage project

Rockville-based Standard Solar announced the acquisition of a Knox Solar + Storage project from developer EDF Renewables North America.

Apr 21, 2023

Federal funding promised for alternative solar tech, more solar for renters

The Biden administration announced a push to produce more solar panels, make solar energy available to more people, and pursue superior alternatives to panels made with silicon.

Mar 22, 2023

Standard Solar expands ownership portfolio in Northeast

Rockville-based Standard Solar acquired planned solar projects in New York and Massachusetts from New Leaf Energy.

Jan 31, 2023

Sunstone Credit lands $20M Series A fuding round

Baltimore-based Sunstone Credit Inc. announced an oversubscribed $20 million Series A funding round.

Sep 14, 2022

Md. Energy Administration offering low-income solar grant program

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announced it is offering a low-income solar grant program.

Aug 1, 2022

Anne Arundel County, Standard Solar developing energy project

Standard Solar and Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works have begun work to develop a solar project providing clean energy to Bureau of Utility Operations facilities.

Apr 21, 2022

Solar farm coming to Baltimore in WeSolar, UMMS deal

WeSolar Inc. and the University of Maryland Medical System announced a partnership to develop a solar farm in Baltimore.

Feb 9, 2022

Maryland Democrats renew efforts for landmark climate change legislation

Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers in the General Assembly are taking another run at major environmental legislation during this year’s session.

Jan 18, 2022

Standard Solar acquires more community solar in Maryland

Rockville-based Standard Solar Inc. acquired the 2.9 megawatt Klees Mill community solar project from developer partners Ogos Energy LLC and Earth and Air Technologies.

Jan 11, 2022

Standard Solar acquires 28.5 MW commercial solar project

Rockville-based Standard Solar announced it has acquired a fully operational 28.5 MW solar project from funds managed by True Green Capital Management.

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm speaks during a June 29, 2021, roundtable discussion at the Service Employees International Union 32BJ, in New York. A new federal report say solar energy has the potential to power up to 40% of the nation’s electricity within 15 years — a 10-fold increase over current solar output that would require massive changes in U.S. policy and billions of dollars in federal investment to modernize the nation’s electric grid. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Sep 8, 2021

Solar energy could power 40% of US electricity by 2035, report finds

A new report says solar energy has the potential to supply up to 40% of the nation’s electricity within 15 years — a 10-fold increase over current output.

Aug 11, 2021

BentallGreenOak, Summit Ridge Energy to develop community solar power project in Maryland

BentallGreenOak, on behalf of an institutional investor, announced plans to install its first community solar project.

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