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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya


GU Evaluates Ongoing Community Criticism of Solar Panel Initiatives

By Katrina Schmidt May 15, 2019

After criticism from environmental and indigenous rights activists over the university’s proposed solar panel initiative, the Maryland Department of the Environment held its second informational hearing...

The university plans to install solar panels on six academic buildings by 2018 after the project was delayed.

After Delays, University to Install Solar Panels on 6 Buildings by 2018

By Sarah Wright October 12, 2017

Solar panels are set to be installed on the roofs of six buildings on Georgetown University’s main campus by summer 2018 as part of a campuswide effort to reduce energy costs, promote sustainability...


Solar Panels to Provide Half of Campus Energy

By Alfredo Carrillo September 22, 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...


New Solar-Powered Phone Chargers Come to Light

By Owen Eagan May 1, 2016

Georgetown University’s main campus saw the installation of the first of four public, solar-powered cell phone charging stations late last month at the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle...


Building a Safer Education

By Lauren Gros October 2, 2014

Every night Georgetown students sit down; pull out their textbooks on a desk illuminated by a light on their dorm room desk or the ceiling in Lau. We feel safe working into the wee hours of morning...

GU Earns EPA Green Award

By Lily Westergaard October 1, 2013

For its commitment to renewable energy, Georgetown was named a Green Power Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency last week. The distinction was given to the university for its commitment...

White House Applauds Solar Panel Initiative

By Annie Chen April 12, 2013

Three months after the installation and activation of solar panels on six university-owned townhouses, Gary Guzy, deputy director and general counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Equality,...

Solar Panels Installed on Townhouses

By Emma Hinchliffe January 7, 2013

SolarCity will finish installing solar panels on seven university-owned townhouses by Jan. 7, completing a months-long collaboration between the Social Innovation Public Service Fund, Georgetown Energy...

Popular Proposals Vie for Endowment Commission Funds

By Kelly Church April 7, 2011

On heard the top three proposals for spending the $3.4 million left behind by SAFE Reform at Tuesday's meeting, and according to the commission's chairperson, each is a contender for a slice of the pie. The...

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