District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Anmol Vanamali

DC Designs Multifamily and Commercial Energy Solutions

When the District of Columbia develops clean energy programs, it has to handle many types of buildings – including commercial and multifamily properties of various sizes. In this interview, Anmol Vanamali, director of financing strategies at District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU), outlines the approach stakeholders have taken to...

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DC Passed the Most Ambitious Clean Energy Law in the U.S. Now What?

In January 2019, the District of Columbia passed the most ambitious clean energy legislation in the nation. However, local climate activists say the hard work is just beginning — they want to know who will lead the DC and whether the law will benefit the least-privileged residents of the District.
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
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Design and Implementation of Community Solar Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income Customers

This report reviews existing and emerging low- and moderate-income (LMI) community solar programs, discusses key questions related to program design, outlines how states can leverage incentives and finance structures to lower the cost of LMI community solar, and examines marketing and outreach considerations.

District of Columbia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 8.50 / 9
Score 9.50 / 20
Score 11.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
21 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
8 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
8 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in District of Columbia support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+5 of the national average)
(est. 509,649 of 562,763 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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