SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin recently announced the completion of a 500-kilowatt solar net metering project at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield. This project marks the fifth of seven state correctional facilities that will eventually be powered by solar energy.Read more
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) recently received two awards for its commitment to sustainability. The DOC received a Portland Business Journal Innovation in Sustainability Award in November 2014, as well as the Governor’s Sustainability Award from Business Oregon in December 2014.Read more
FREDERICK, Md. — The Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland is joining the growing list of prisons that are going green.
The 400-inmate jail is in the process of adding a solar energy array as part of a previously planned project to replace the roof. The solar panel installation is being managed by Solar Energy Services, while Citiroof Corporation is conducting the roof replacement part of the project.Read more