D.C. solar advocates jumpstart the District’s solar market

September 22, 2017 D.C., Policy wins

In 2008, Solar United Neighbors of D.C. (then known as DC SUN) helped pass the Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008, which paved the way for a residential D.C. solar rebate program. The legislation created a solar incentive program that was supported by a small charge on everyone’s electricity bills.