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Trump’s climate decision seen as unlikely to affect Md.’s renewable industry

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement fulfilled one of his campaign promises to tilt federal energy policy in favor of fossil fuels like coal, but it’s unlikely to have a significant effect on Maryland, ...

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Coppin, Morgan, UMES among HBCUs looking to increase access to solar

Three of Maryland’s historically black universities were selected in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar in Your Community Challenge, designed to find ways to bring solar energy access to low- and moderate-income households. Coppin State University, Morgan State University and ...

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Annapolis Summit: Md. environmental advocates optimistic about 2016 session

As environmental advocates gear up for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session, targeting climate change is going to be a top priority. “This is going to be the year for climate and clean energy,” said Mike Tidwell, founder and executive ...

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TerraForm buys Hudson Energy

TerraForm Power Inc., a Beltsville-based owner and operator of renewable energy power plants, announced on Wednesday that it is buying Hudson Energy Solar Corp. for $35 million. TerraForm Power will assume $21 million in debt as part of the deal. ...

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Verizon expands solar power

Verizon announced on Monday that it will invest nearly $40 million to expand solar energy at its facilities. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network sites in five states — California, ...

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State awards solar parking lot grants

The Maryland Energy Administration announced on Wednesday the award recipients of the agency’s new Parking Lot Solar PV Canopy with Electric Vehicle Charger Grant Program. Successful recipients’ proposals had to include a canopy-mounted solar array with a minimum capacity of ...

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