Climate Change – Action Team Neighborhood Sun

Climate Change – Action Team Neighborhood Sun

Go Solar (for apartment dwellers and everyone else)

Now is the time to switch from fossil fuels to alternative, sustainable, renewable energy – like Solar power. Climate change, air pollution, the war in Ukraine and the power of Russia (due to its gas and oil resources) are all immediate reasons for each of us to take the small step of lowering our carbon emissions. Switching to solar is so easy and saves you money at the same time.
UUCC has been partnering with Neighborhood Sun to help people switch and to promote the use of local clean energy by signing up for community solar. You will save at least 10% on your electric bill. At least 60 UUCC families have done this so far. There are local solar farms right here in Maryland for you to join. Spots are limited. Please use this URL to sign up.


You save money, UUCC earns money, we support local jobs and energy, you get off of dirty fossil fuels and encourage the expansion of clean solar energy.

About Community Solar

  • You will save 10% of your annual electricity charges
  • Low and moderate income households save 25%
  • No need for solar panels on your home or any upfront costs
  • You can cancel anytime without penalties or fees.
  • Neighborhood Sun has subscribed more than 4000 households so far – at least 60 of them from UUCC
  • Anyone who pays an electric bill can participate – whether you own your home or rent.
  • OBIC has just signed on with Neighborhood Sun as a commercial customer.

These solar farms will fill up quickly, so we hope you can join in. You’ll need your electric bill, credit information and if you sign up using our link,, Neighborhood Sun will donate $100 to UUCC.

Please take a few minutes to decrease your household’s electricity carbon footprint by up to 90%. Begin by clicking here. For more information contact UUCC member Robin Hessey or our Neighborhood Sun representative, Bonnie Greer on 425-943-1116 – tell her you’re with UUCC.

Additionally-  Multiple other wind and solar suppliers with green options are also available via BGE, including Clean Choice, Green Mountain and WGL. BGE and other utilities allow you to specify the source of generation of your electricity.  BGE remains your supplier and maintains the electric lines to your home.

The amount of GHG (in kg) produced per kWh from generating electricity depends on the fuel used:  coal = 909, oil = 821, natural gas = 465; solar = 105; wind = 13; nuclear = 6; hydro = 4.  BGE’s average is currently about 400kg/kw.

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