178 Articles

  • Honoring the Living History of Tracy Gray
    The expression “It’s not rocket science” is used to say something is not complicated, but most people saying it are not rocket scientists, so how would we really know? Tracy Gray went from being an actual rocket scientist to a rock band manager with an interest in emerging technologies — and all of those experiences led to her current work leading a fund that invests in diverse founders with manufacturing companies, including clean-tech. I’ll listen to her anytime!
  • Honoring the Living History of John Francis
    It’s not often that being silent can amplify your voice. Everything we think we know about being “heard” involves talking. One Black environmentalist took a different approach, and by listening to his own inner voice, a revelation came to him. I’m talking about John Francis, aka The Planet Walker.
  • Black History Month
    Black History Month is an occasion we celebrate with joy each year, and while February is its official month, the excellence of Black leaders is something that we should honor year-round. This month we are sitting down with leaders who are working to build a more just and equitable world for all of us through innovative environmental justice efforts stretching across the country, with impacts to be felt for generations to come.
  • A Bright New Year of Savings with DC Solar for All
    I love the promise that comes with each new year. For me, the new year is an opportunity to look toward a brilliant future, where everyone can save money thanks to the power of the sun and subscribers like you.
  • Lessons learned from serving LMI communities during the Pandemic
    Groundswell works with community leaders to connect families with community solar and the energy bill savings that comes with it in DC and Maryland. These community solar programs — including the DC Department of Energy and Environment's (DOEE) Solar for All program — have been hugely successful over the past year in providing much-needed financial relief to struggling households.
  • Light Up the Season with DC Solar for All
    It’s that time of year again, when we gather in the warmth of our loved ones’ presence to celebrate the moments and the people who bring light into our lives - as well as those who brought light to our lives in years past.