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D.C.’s largest community solar project completes

The city’s goal is to reduce 100,000 energy bills by 50 percent by the year 2032

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With the goal to reduce energy bills for low-income residents throughout Washington, D.C., Boston-based developer WinnCompanies has completed the city’s largest community solar project. Located at Atlantic Terrace Apartments at 4301 Third Street SE, a renewable energy facility has been installed on the community’s roofs. There are also plans to bring additional solar projects throughout the city in the near future.

In a statement, WinnCompanies Vice President of Energy and Sustainability Darien Crimmin said, “This project will benefit nearly 200 income eligible households over the next 15 years, helping to create jobs, improve local air quality and showcase the success of the Solar for All program for District residents.”

This Solar for All program has a long-term goal to provide the benefits of solar electricity to 100,000 low-income households and reduce their energy bills by 50 percent by 2032. The program is under to the D.C. Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE).

WinnCompanies Brings Community Solar to Washington, D.C., Cutting Utility Bills for Low-Income Households [WinnCompanies]

Solar for All [D.C. Department of Energy & Environment]