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Local Environmentalists Oppose GU Solar Power Facility

Local Environmentalists Oppose GU Solar Power Facility

Georgetown University’s plans to build a solar power facility in Maryland that would clear-cut 240 acres of forest have drawn calls from local environmentalists to change the location of the proposed solar panels. While the project would contribute to the university’s goal of halving greenhouse gas emissions by the 2019-20[Read More…]

by February 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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New Solar-Powered Phone Chargers Come to Light

Georgetown University’s main campus saw the installation of the first of four public, solar-powered cell phone charging stations late last month at the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle turnaround in front of McDonough Arena as part of a new collaborative sustainability initiative.   The Office of Sustainability houses the project in[Read More…]

DC Recognized for Clean Energy Reform

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Resource Solutions presented Washington, D.C., a Green Power Leadership Award for its use of renewable energy resources. The district was honored at the annual Renewable Energy Markets Conference on Oct. 19, recognizing Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration for implementing a 20-year Power[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News

District Ups Use of Solar Power

Last week, the White House announced it would be adding solar panels to its roof, the latest and most buzz-worthy of a series of installations occurring citywide. The trend has also spread to Georgetown, with a house on 33rd Street shedding dependence on traditional energy sources for installations of solar[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments City News, News