DC B21-0650 | 2015-2016 | 21st Council
As introduced, this bill adds waste heat from combined and sanitary sewage systems, and effluence from wastewater treatment to the list of Tier 1 renewable sources; raises the renewable portfolio and solar requirements to 50% and 5% by the year 2032, respectively; increases financial penalties for electricity suppliers who fail to comply with the renewable energy portfolio standard for the applicable year; and establishes a program within the Department of Energy and the Environment to assist low-income homeowners with installing solar systems on their homes.Mayor Bowser Signs Renewable Portfolio Standard Bill into Law Monday, July 25, 2016.

Officials to announce solar energy initiative for Baltimore
By The Associated PressJuly 19, 2016 2:40 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland officials are announcing an agreement aimed at increasing access to solar energy for low-income homes in Baltimore.Reps. John Sarbanes and Elijah Cummings will announce the agreement on Tuesday in Baltimore.The agreement is between the U.S. Department of Energy, the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the city.Officials say it will improve access to home weatherization and help lower energy bills.
The say it also will support job training for unemployed and underemployed community members to become a part of the renewable energy industry workforce.The announcement will include a live solar installation led by the nonprofit GRID Alternative.

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