Glade Valley Government headline 

County Executive Gardner Announces New Residential Solar Co-Operative Program

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the launch of a new solar co-operative program to help residents who want to reduce their carbon footprints and save money at the same time. Homeowners in a solar co-op use their combined bulk buying power to save on the total cost of going solar. Residents purchase power at a lower rate, and enjoy financial incentives. The program also is open to small commercial buildings and other non-residential spaces, such as churches or community centers. “This exciting solar program will bring homeowners together…

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Glade Valley Government 

County Executive Jan Gardner to Host Solar Utility Projects Stakeholder Roundtable on February 22

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner will host a Solar Utility Projects Stakeholder Roundtable on Monday, February 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the third floor meeting room of Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street, Frederick, Md. “There is a growing demand for the generation of solar power in Frederick County. This roundtable will bring a variety of stakeholders to the table to help us gather ideas, input and insight to develop a strategy for Frederick County,” commented Executive Gardner. “Solar is a plentiful, clean source of energy that will help us…

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Solar Farm Proposed on Biggs Ford Road

Former Walkersville Burgess Ralph Whitmore’s farm on Biggs Ford Road may soon be a very large solar farm. The Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals will hear a request from Biggs Ford Solar Center LLC and Coronal Development Services, both of Charlottesville, Virginia, for a special exception use on the property which is zoned agriculture. The property is located just outside of Walkersville at the corner of Dublin Road and Biggs Ford Road. Biggs Ford Solar Center LLC plans to establish a non-governmental utility operating a photo voltaic solar farm. The farm…

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