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Green DC: Opportunities for affordable housing, small business, and workforce development

What does the District have to gain for residents when it increases affordable housing, small business opportunities, and better paying jobs by planning, developing, and living “green”?

Participants at CNHED’s March Monthly Meeting on Thursday, March 23 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm at PNC Bank (800 17th St. NW) heard presentations from:

Tommy Wells, Director, DOEE
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DOEE’s 2017 goals and accomplishments to date; Solar for All program, including the current NOFA for Solar for All DC Innovation and Expansion Grants; Update on green banking, LIHEAP, and RAD discounted electricity rates for low-income households

Ted Trabue, Managing Director, DCSEU
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How DCSEU: helps District residents, businesses, and institutions save energy and money through energy efficiency and renewable energy programs; partners with and integrates the DC PACE program into projects; and leverages its partnerships with developers and the local workforce development community in the green economy

 

Herb Stevens, Partner & CIO,  and Jeff Lesk, Partner & Managing Director, DC office, Nixon Peabody
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NP’s innovative community solar project, with funding from DOEE,  placed solar panels on three commercial building rooftops with benefits going back to low-income residents of affordable housing.