Category Archives: Nonprofit innovation

Solar Panels at Georgetown University Spur Neighborhood Equity

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Root + Branch to initiate the largest project in our Neighborhood Solar Equity program with Georgetown University.  Together, we are set to install 1.1 mW on Georgetown’s campus, making it one … Continue reading

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Solidarity Sing

After the Women’s March in January, our friends at All Souls Unitarian Church hosted a solidarity sing. From serving as a sanctuary space since November to sponsoring affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying Columbia Heights neighborhood,  All Souls is always a progressive, active, and conscientious … Continue reading

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Universities warm to solar power

Across the nation, institutions of higher education are turning to solar power in order to commit to sustainability and to lower operating costs– and to stand out to environmentally-conscious potential students.

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Thinking outside the box: New models for going green

It seems that every week brings us news of a new model for going green. 

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How will low-income families benefit from shared solar energy assistance?

A Minnesota nonprofit believes that low-income households deserve access to clean, reliable renewable power.

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Communities boost nonprofit energy sustainability

More nonprofits are benefiting from solar power than ever before. Today, we look at one approach to increasing access to clean, reliable energy for nonprofits of all stripes.

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TED Talks solar: 3 favorite videos

The popular TED Talks series has something to say about solar power. Check out some of our favorite videos below.

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4 shared solar updates

Shared solar is growing in popularity in the US and abroad. Here’s some of the latest news from across the nation.

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Solar power and global good

At Community Renewable Energy, we’ve shared how solar power is being used for community-building across the United States. Today, I want to share an example of how solar power is improving lives on the other side of the globe.

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Social + environmental justice in LA

How does solar power improve underserved communities? 

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