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Washington Low-income Homes Going Solar

Solar is the fastest growing energy source in the world, and for good reason. It offers a limitless supply of clean, safe, renewable energy

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Washington, D.C, is getting closer to the sun – but not in the way you might think. Solar panels on rooftops are gaining popularity in the U.S. capital – and not just among the wealthy. This new technology is also finding its way to less-fortunate neighborhoods and better yet, it’s free. VOA’s Roman Mamonov went to a few homes where solar power is lighting up the neighborhood

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America, Washington, D.C

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Thank you for your post! Are you working on this project, or inspired by it?

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Hi, Matt! I am just inspired by it. I hope you guys can connect with them and If there's anything that I can do, don't hesitate to contact me. I believe with my simple contribution, a lot of people can benefit from it. Thank you for the interest!

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Great - thank you for your posts!

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My pleasure :-)