Calling all eco-artists, deadline Friday March 23rd!

ART CONTEST FLYER 2012 apr 7 All entries must be received by Friday, March 23rd!  

Support clean, renewable offshore wind!

Thanks to all who came out to learn about Offshore Wind Power.  Read local coverage of the event. Offshore wind is NOT A DONE DEAL.  Significant regulatory and market barriers exist at the state and national level that stand in the way of developing Maryland’s offshore wind potential (and jobs!). Our delegation is critical to […]

Take the Wind Survey!

Through a public survey and information on wind power we hope to help individuals, farms, businesses and municipalities make good decisions about investing in the appropriate small and medium-sized wind energy systems for their sites. We can also share this information with legislators so that your desires may be better understood. Take the Survey!

04-22-2010 Celebrating FoFC’s Eco-Heroes on Earth Day 2010

02-17-2010 @ 5-7pm Green Drinks in Frederick City

Green Drinks location: Quynn’s Attic, 10 East Patrick Street (side entrance) in downtown Frederick.  Boonsboro-based, Glory Energy Solutions will have a 15-minute presentation and demo on home energy audits. Energy audits for the home and business are critical to energy conservation and lowering your utility bill.  Green Drinks is a monthly meet up of people working […]

Small wind and solar array ordinance passed

Thanks are extended to a number of local leaders for their help, guidance and encouragement as we’ve worked together to get Frederick County’s first Small-Wind and Solar Array Permit system in place here. On April 28, 2009, the Board of County Commissioners voted 5 to 0 in favor of the text amendment as presented. OURCommonWEalth has had […]

Cost Savings of Small Wind and Solar Power on Farms

APRIL 21st 7-8:30pm C Burr Artz Public Library Community Room Frederick County lays the groundwork for achieving energy independence and a “green economy” with the kick off of a presentation and discussion on the cost-savings and value of small scale wind and solar power. On Tuesday, April 21st, a coalition of representatives from nonprofits, green […]

News Story about the Potomac Wind’s Skystream Wind Turbine installation

Wind on the Potomac — News Story about the Potomac Wind’s Skystream Wind Turbine  installation going in tomorrow in Southern Maryland.    http://news.prnewswire.com/ViewContent.aspx?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/03-09-2009/0004984952&EDATE=   Note that Dr. Fernandez was one of the featured speakers for the Solar and Wind 101 program co-hosted last December by OURCommonWEalth-Friends of Frederick County and Renewable Energy Stewardship at the […]