D.C. officials and community leaders celebrate the largest community solar canopy in the District at the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus


April 28, 2021

The District’s greatest solar canopy was unveiled on the grounds of the Children’s Nationwide Investigation & Innovation Campus (RIC), positioned on the former Walter Reed Army Health care Heart campus. Quite a few reps from District governing administration and the organization local community participated in a ribbon-reducing ceremony to rejoice the installation, which is aspect of the District’s Solar for All application. The canopy will deliver far more than 325 cash flow-certified households with thoroughly clean, renewable power and electric power invoice financial savings over the following fifteen a long time.  

At the party, District of Columbia Office of Energy & Environment (DOEE) Director Tommy Wells declared New Columbia Solar and Children’s Nationwide Hospital are 2021 District Sustainability Award co-recipients for the execution of this venture, which will be regarded together with other award recipients on April 28. 

“I am happy to rejoice this ground breaking, award-profitable venture, attained with our companions for the benefit of our inhabitants and local community,” claimed Wells. “The completion of this venture by New Columbia Solar is a remarkable accomplishment that will not only enable to satisfy Mayor Muriel Bowser’s local weather and thoroughly clean power targets for the District, but will also enable to minimize power expenditures for lower-cash flow households. The District is happy to be a countrywide leader in sustainability, and this venture even more demonstrates our motivation to deploying solar and producing scalable remedies in a way that prioritizes equitable obtain for all.” 

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