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How green can the District grow?

As D.C. continues to grow, balancing growth with sustainability isn't always easy. Here are three ways the city is working toward that goal.


How green buildings build neighborhoods

DC, a leader in the green building movement, is getting more than just energy savings and good vibes from its green buildings.


Elevation Q&A: Tommy Wells on urban agriculture, playgrounds, and a tree summit

In early January, Tommy Wells was appointed Acting Director of the District Department of the Environment (DDOE).  A few weeks after he took over, Elevation DC sat down to talk with him about his vision for his department and his priorities for the coming years.  


Elevation DC is on spring break

We're taking a long-awaited vacation, so this week, enjoy these greatest hits from our archives.


Black Thumbs Collective keeps cyclists east of the river in gear

A newly formed group aims to fight "bike shop deserts" in Wards 7 and 8.
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Opinion: Implement the Community Renewables Energy Act

As someone who helped start an energy company here in D.C., I know D.C. is the right place for solar. Our company, Nextility, which employs over 50 people in Washington and has over 200 solar projects completed, has been waiting 520 days to invest over $1 million in community solar projects right here in the District. 
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