Del. Looks To Make Solar More Affordable For Low-to-Moderate Income Households

Delaware low-to-moderate income homeowners may get assistance with the expense of installing solar panels, which previously may not have been affordable. The Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications from contractors who are interested in participating in a two-year pilot program that would serve at least 50 clients per year. DNREC said it will lead…

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Caroline County’s Crystal Steel Partners With Ørsted To Build Turbine Parts

Ørsted and Crystal Steel of Federalsburg announced a partnership Thursday (photo courtesy of Md. Gov. Larry Hogan's Office)

Ørsted and Crystal Steel of Federalsburg will be partners in Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center. A plan was announced Thursday for Crystal Steel to build wind turbine foundations for Ørsted. The deal is worth $72-million, and Crystal Steel’s workforce would grow by about 30-percent. “The entire mission of my administration has been to…

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Sen. Stephanie Hansen seeks to Advance Community Solar in Delaware

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Thousands of Delawareans currently unable to benefit from the cost savings and low carbon footprint of solar power could soon reap the benefits of renewable energy through a new class of community-solar generating facilities enabled by legislation introduced by Sen. Stephanie Hansen on Thursday.  Senate Bill 2 would provide the legal framework for Delmarva Power customers to take…

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Carper Approves Of Biden Offshore Wind Power Initiative

The Biden Administration is looking to harness more offshore wind power, and Delaware’s senior Senator is supportive of Monday’s announcement. New leases, more funding and targeted goals for wind energy development are part of plan which the President’s team says will expand renewable energy and create thousands of jobs across the country. Senator Tom Carper,…

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