Post Tagged with: "georgetown energy"

Green Fund Installs Motion Detecting Lights in Darnall

Green Fund Installs Motion Detecting Lights in Darnall

The Green Revolving Loan Fund installed a series of motion detection-operated lights in the common rooms of Darnall Hall last week to reduce the university’s energy usage and carbon footprint. The installation was the first project financed by the Green Fund, which was founded last spring as an independent branch[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Organization Promotes Solar in Georgetown Neighborhood

A student-run organization and a local non-profit are collaborating to install solar panels on homes throughout Ward 2, which includes the Georgetown neighborhood. The Feb. 2 meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission featured the proposal from Georgetown Energy, an independent student-run organization that promotes solar energy and sustainability, and D.C.[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News

Solar Panel Installation Plans Move Forward

Georgetown Energy, a nonprofit corporation founded by Georgetown students, has chosen a vendor to supply solar panels for university townhouses, but its installation project is still awaiting approval from Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E and the Old Georgetown Board. The project, called Solar Street, received $250,000 from the Student Activity Fee Endowment to[Read More…]

by August 28, 2012 0 comments News

Proposals Await Approval

Though one of the Student Activities Fee Endowment proposals is behind schedule, organizers of all three initiatives still hope to meet key deadlines as the end of the semester approaches. Georgetown Energy’s plan to install solar panels on university townhouses and create a fund for sustainability projects, the Student Innovation[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Several Steps Remain After Passage of SAFE Reform

All three proposals for the allocation of the $3.4 million Student Activities Fee Endowment cleared their last hurdle when they passed a referendum by the student body last week, but the implementation process for each is just beginning. Last week’s referendum was the final step in a reform of the[Read More…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments Campus News

SAFE Referendum Reaches Vote Threshold

The three proposals for spending the $3.4 million allocated by the Student Activities Fee Endowment reform each reached their 2,000 vote threshold on the first day of a three-day referendum. Though all three proposals obtained the 2,000-vote minimum required to consider the election legitimate, each proposal must receive a majority[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Students to Vote on SAFE Proposals in Referendum

The GUSA senate voted unanimously Sunday to send a proposal on how to spend the $3.4 million Student Activities Fee Endowment to a student body-wide referendum. The proposal, which was finalized by the senate’s Finance and Appropriations Committee last week, allocates funds from to finance the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

SAFE Proposals Finalized

Members of the Georgetown University Student Association’s Finance and Appropriations Committee finalized a proposal Wednesday that allocates funds from the Student Activities Fee Endowment to the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund, Georgetown Energy and the New South Student Center renovation effort. The GUSA senate will vote on the document Sunday. If[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Senate to Vote on Final SAFE Proposals

Members of GUSA’s Finance and Appropriations committee finalized a proposal Wednesday that allocates funds from the Student Activities Fund Endowment to the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund, Georgetown Energy and the New South Student Center renovation effort. The Georgetown University Student Association senate will vote on the document Sunday. If it[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Coalition Pushes Sustainability

As a recent university composting initiative grows, campus environmental groups are looking ahead to implement more ambitious sustainability initiatives. The collaborative effort between the Georgetown University Student Association, Eco-Action and Georgetown Energy is looking to begin the process of weatherizing university townhouses. Weatherization upgrades a house’s energy consumption and efficiency[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News