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October 4, 2012

After a brief hiatus, the renowned Washington, D.C. Green Festival returned to the nation’s capital during the last weekend of September.  Thousands of visitors flocked to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to see what they could learn about living sustainably, in a world where every action matters.

July 30, 2012

A swarm of frustrated Americans descended upon the District of Columbia on Saturday afternoon, to participate in the first national mobilization against hydraulic fracturing.  The process involves injecting incredible amounts of water and chemicals into the earth, which cracks, thus creating a pathway for trapped natural gas to escape.

January 27, 2012

On the main campus of the George Washington University, top strategists in Social Media marketing, including those from Facebook, Discovery Communications and MTV gathered for the annual What’s Next D.C. conference.

Staying true to the theme of progress and prosperity, Tod Plotkin, Principal of Green Buzz Agency, hosted the annual What’s Next D.C. conference, providing business types the chance to improve their strategies.

August 13, 2015

Inc., has released it's annual list of the 5000 fastest growing companies for 2015. The list commonly known as the “Inc 500” measures the growth of U.S.-based private companies between 2011 and 2014 with a minimum revenue of $100,000 in 2011 and minimum revenue of $2 million for 2014. Inc's revenue tracking requirement for companies started in March 2011.

August 6, 2015

Rockville-based energy engineering company Argan, Inc (NYSE: AGX) is teaming up with Chicago-based Exelon (NYSE: EXC) to pursue a Massachusetts energy plant contract.

Pending approval from Massachusetts regulators, a dual-fuel 200 MW simple cycle peaking power plant could be completed by 2018. Exelon already owns the West Medway Generating Station adjacent to site of the proposed plant.

July 28, 2015

Adding to a growing list of Montgomery County IPOs in the past year, another energy company – a spin off of SunEdison – will go public this week.

TerraForm Global (NASDAQ: GLBL) with headquarters at 7550 Wisconsin Avenue will be next to it's sister yieldco TerraForma Power (NASDAQ: TERP).

July 21, 2015

Bethesda-based TerraForm Power (Nasdaq: TERP) is going to get a large piece of a $2.2 billion solar deal involving SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR).

Maryland Heights, Miss-based SunEdison is among the world's largest renewable energy companies and is transforming the way it's produced, owned , and distributed far and wide and is about to get much larger with the closing of this deal.

February 2, 2012

Before getting bought itself by Chicago-based Exelon Corp (NYSE: EXC), Baltimore-based Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) announced that it has completed the purchase of ONEOK Energy Marketing Company (NYSE: OKE).

The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based retail natural gas marketing company was acquired for $22.5 million and has 26,000 customers in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, Wyoming and Illinois.

October 24, 2011

SAIC will upgrade the 210 Reveal Imaging CT-80 systems to its successor, the CT-80DR.

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) a $25 million contract to upgrade security systems that detect explosives during checked baggage screenings.

October 12, 2011

Overall, there will be a total of 512,000 square feet of space utilized for solar panel installation

Rockville-based Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) is set to install solar panels at four of its New Jersey properties once it gets zoning approval.

Roof-mounted solar panels will be installed at the Brick Plaza and Troy Hills shopping centers. The Mercer Mall and Ellisburg Circle shopping centers will get both roof and ground mounted solar panels.

October 11, 2011

The defense contractor has set a goal to reduce its operational green house emissions by 25 percent.

McLean-based Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) is reinforcing its commitment to reduce negative impacts on the environment.

The defense contractor has set a goal to reduce its operational green house emissions by 25 percent by 2020 from its 2010 levels.

Part of the progress towards meeting the goal will be developing employee education programs to teach environmental and energy awarenes.

SAIC headquarters campus is said to be landfill-free and provides alternative transportation methods.

September 29, 2011

The $60 Million development will produce power for the University System of Maryland and the state of Maryland's Department of General Services.

A 100 acre greenfield site in Emittsburg, will be home to the largest solar project in Maryland history. Under Construction by Baltimore-based Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG), the 16.1 megawatt photovoltaic panels are expected to generate 22 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually.

September 8, 2011

Baltimore-based Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) will now be able to offer homeowners in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio and Pennsylvania solar panels, service and installation via leasing options.

In Maryland, the products and services will be offered under the Constellation Energy's Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) Home subsidiary. The remaining states will be serviced under the Powered by Constellation Energy brand.