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Nonprofit Increases Solar Accessibility in Washington D.C.

January 30, 2023

By Jessica Hunt, Environmental Leader Nonprofit, Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), and DC Green Bank (DCGB) announced a $12.4 million investment to install 2.2 MW of solar panels at four affordable housing properties in the District, which will generate enough electricity to power 500 homes annually. Rooftop solar will be installed at Enterprise’s Arbor…

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Non-profit group to deploy 2.2 MW rooftop solar on D.C. houses

January 30, 2023

By Michael Schoek, pv magazine A national non-profit group formed by iconic affordable housing advocate James W. Rouse in 1982 has turned its attention to rooftop solar accessibility. Enterprise Community Partners, a Washington, D.C. -based affordable housing group which has invested $54 billion to date to create 873,000 affordable homes,…

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Affordable Housing Communities in DC Getting Solar Power

January 30, 2023

By Keith Lora, Commercial Observer Enterprise Community Partners has teamed with DC Green Bank on a $12.4 million investment to install solar panels at four affordable housing properties in Washington, D.C. Rooftop solar panels will be installed at the Arbor View and Randle Hill apartment communities in Ward 8, while solar carports and new electric vehicle charging…

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More Solar Panels Are Coming To Apartment Buildings In Ward 8

January 30, 2023

By Colleen Grablick, DCist Solar panels are coming to more than 500 homes in Ward 8 — an investment the city’s energy officials say will reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and residents’ utility bills. DC Green Bank, a city initiative that finances clean energy projects, announced the investment on Thursday,…

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Enterprise Community Partners and DC Green Bank Bring Solar Power to 530+ Affordable Homes in Washington, D.C., Lowering Resident Utility Bills by 25 Percent

January 26, 2023

Today, Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and DC Green Bank (DCGB) announced a $12.4 million investment to install 2.2 megawatts of solar panels at four affordable housing properties in the District. The properties are owned by Enterprise’s subsidiary Enterprise Community Development, the fifth largest nonprofit housing provider in the United States…

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The Faircliff Affordable Housing Project in Columbia Heights Neighborhood of Washington, DC Has Begun Construction

January 18, 2023

Somerset Development Company, Jonathan Rose Companies, and Housing Up announced today that construction has begun on The Faircliff, a 125-unit affordable housing project in the historic Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The all-electric building, which is among the most sustainable yet in the District, will be built alongside Novel…

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Board Meetings

December 14, 2022: Regular Meeting of the DC Green Bank Board of Directors

December 7, 2022

DC Green Finance Authority (“DC Green Bank”) will conduct a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors, pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, (DC Official Code §2-574(1)). Following the Open Session, the Board will meet in a Closed Session to review, consider and discuss proprietary, competitively sensitive and/or confidential business…

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Events

C-PACE Regional Market Update

November 10, 2022

Join the regional C-PACE administrators for a casual breakfast and regional C-PACE market update sponsored by the Forbright Bank. Commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) is a tool that can finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on commercial property. Come meet the regional C-PACE administrators and learn what each…

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December 7, 2022: DC Green Bank Annual Public Hearing

November 8, 2022

DC Green Bank will conduct an Annual Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 7, pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, (DC Official Code §2-574(1)). The purpose of the Annual Public Hearing is to discuss and evaluate the performance of DC Green Bank, look ahead to the future of our work, and…

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BBC StoryWorks – District of Columbia

October 21, 2022

“Grandma Dynamite” has been contributing to her Washington community for decades. A community project is giving back to her and her neighbors, ensuring their homes are comfortable and energy efficient. Learn more about this community and the Affordable Housing Retrofit Accelerator program that is helping affordable housing buildings reach the…

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