District of Columbia Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • Solar Initiatives: TThe Renewable Portfolio Standard Expansion Amendment Act of 2016 established the District's Solar for All Program (Solar for All). The Act intends to expand District’s solar capacity, to increase the amount of solar-generated within the District, and to provide the benefits of locally-generated solar energy to low-income households, small businesses, nonprofits, and seniors. READ MORE →
  • Solairgen: The solar industry in D.C. is growing with a total of over 67 megawatts of installed solar and over 196 solar companies across the state, powering over 9,000 homes and employing over 1000 solar professionals. For a professional installer or sales rep looking to get into the industry, there is plenty of growth opportunity in your state. Solairgen provides online solar PV system training anywhere there is an internet connection. READ MORE →
  • DSIRE District of Columbia: DC District Department of Environment (DDOE) offers the Solar Advantage Plus program, which fully subsidizes the cost of installation of a solar PV system for eligible low-income residents in DC. The program covers the full cost to install solar panels on single-family homes owned or rented by low-income District residents. READ MORE →
  • Community Purchasing Alliance (CPA): CPA is the only buying cooperative serving schools, churches, and other mission-oriented property owners that brings tailored insights about contracting and facilities management to under-served nonprofits and guarantee savings. CPA helps organizations lower the cost of their largest contracts while being more effective with the performance they get from their vendors. READ MORE →

Last Updated: 6/18/2020

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