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@JANEESE4DC/TWITTER | Janeese Lewis George of Ward 4 is among six candidates for D.C. council who have pledged not to accept campaign donations from local oil and gas company, Pepco.

Ward 2 Candidates Sign The ‘No Pepco Pledge’

By Madiha Sohani October 11, 2019

Six candidates for Washington, D.C. Council, including three from Ward 2, have signed the “No Pepco Pledge,” agreeing to not accept campaign contributions from Pepco, Washington Gas and fossil fuel...

FILE PHOTO: ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA | Georgetown is contracting a third party to evaluate a solar panel initiative that would deforest 240 acres of land. Students pushed the university to release further information on the evaluation at a Feb. 10 forum.

Students Push Administrators for Details on Solar Panel Initiative

By Meredith Miller February 14, 2019

Students urged Georgetown University to disclose the details of the timeline on a solar panel initiative that would deforest 240 acres of land but provide half of the university’s electricity needs at...

GU Professor Recipient of $4.5 Million DOE Grant

By Karena Landler September 27, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $4.5 million grant to Georgetown University physics professor James Freericks and a team of academics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University...

AMBER GILLETTE FOR THE HOYA
A group of energy experts discussed the challenges facing Latin American countries like Colombia, Venezuela, Panama and Mexico, in combatting climate change, sustaining economic growth and pushing for sustainable energy Oct.

Latin America Faces Energy Infrastructure Hurdles, Experts Argue

By Bella Avalos October 29, 2017

Latin American countries must overcome significant infrastructure problems before transitioning to more sustainable forms of energy, according to a panel of energy experts Oct. 27. Hosted by Georgetown’s...

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Solar Panels to Provide Half of Campus Energy

By Alfredo Carrillo September 21, 2017

Georgetown University has partnered with Origis Energy USA to build a solar power system off campus that could provide nearly 50 percent of the campus’s electricity by the 2019-20 academic year. The...

COURTESY SOPHIA RONGA
The custom apparel company Fresh Prints has a growing presence on Georgetown’s campus, employing students to help design clothing.

Former Energy Secretary Discusses Resource Security

By Julianna Hoff March 30, 2017

Former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham said that during the last 12 years, energy has become an increasingly important component of American and international society and politics in a lecture...

Energy Startup Grows with $3.1 M Investment

Energy Startup Grows with $3.1 M Investment

By Eunsun Cho December 4, 2015

Logan Soya’s (GRD ’13) energy analytics and management start-up, Aquicore, is gaining traction in the technology industry. In September, Aquicore became the first recipient of a D.C. incubator’s...

DC Recognized for Clean Energy Reform

By Molly Cooke November 6, 2015

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Resource Solutions presented Washington, D.C., a Green Power Leadership Award for its use of renewable energy resources. The district...

Pick Out The Good In All The Bad

Pick Out The Good In All The Bad

By Cyrena Touros August 7, 2015

“Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences has conferred upon Kiara Leanne Touros the degree of Bachelor of Science Biological Sciences with all rights, honors and privileges blah,...

Polarized Protection

Polarized Protection

By Sebastian Nicholls July 31, 2015

In the past month, President Obama has announced the designation of three new areas as national monuments, totaling over a million acres of newly protected land. This action adds to 16 national monuments...

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Why We Can Do Better Than Biofuel

By Lauren Gros October 16, 2014

Georgetown makes an excellent effort to be a green campus. Recycling bins are everywhere, students proudly bear reusable water bottles, and the buses run on biofuel. It is great that Georgetown is...

University Sponsors Energy Innovation

By Lucy Prout September 26, 2014

The Georgetown University Energy Prize has selected 53 communities to advance to the quarterfinals of its $5 million, privately funded energy prize, which will award one community for its energy efficiency....

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