Energy and environment nonprofits in MD, DC and VA

Energy and environment nonprofits in MD, DC and VA

Ipsun Solar installs solar in states where many nonprofits are working on energy and environmental issues. Here are some of the organizations whose efforts we most appreciate! Learn more about who they are and what they do on their websites. And remember to put your values into action by working with local businesses that operate by a clear sustainability policy and give back to the community.

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Chesapeake Climate Action Network Grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and DC.

Clean Virginia Independent advocacy organization working to fight political corruption and promote clean energy, a competitive economy, and community control over energy policy.

EcoAction Arlington Volunteer organization focusing on local environmental issues including green living, litter, and invasive plants, with additional programs in the areas of watershed resources and schoolyard education.

Powered By Facts Provides reliable information to Virginians about energy production and consumption to encourage discussion and positive change.

Appalachian Voices Combine grassroots organizing, policy advocacy and technical expertise to hold decision makers accountable in courtrooms, in state capitals and in Washington D.C. to effect positive change in the region and promote a clean energy transition.

Environment Maryland Grassroots environmental advocacy organization standing up for clean air, clean water, and protecting open spaces.

Groundswell Organization dedicated to the provision and development of community solar projects to economically empower marginalized communities.

Clean Fairfax Educates the citizens of Fairfax County, Virginia on litter prevention and control, supports the county recycling program, discourages graffiti, promotes sustainability and provides environmental education to residents, businesses and students.

Wild Virginia Education and advocacy based organization working to protect and connect people to wild places in Virginia.

New Virginia Majority Builds the power of marginalized communities to change the political systems and promote immigrant, economic, and climate justice.

Virginia League of Conservation Voters Serves as the political voice of the state’s conservation community, working to make sure Virginia’s elected officials recognize that our natural heritage is an environmental and economic treasure for all.

Environment Virginia Grassroots environmental advocacy organization standing up for clean air, clean water, and protecting open spaces.

Climate Reality Project Diverse group of passionate individuals who’ve come together to move the conversation forward and turn awareness into action all across the Earth.

Nextgen America Acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American.

Solar United Neighbors National organization dedicated to representing the needs and interests of solar owners and supporters

ACORE National nonprofit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy.

EESI Dedicated to promoting sustainable societies and accelerating the transition to a new, low-emissions economy based on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

SEPA National organization helping lead electric stakeholders to solutions and strategies for their unique clean and modern energy challenges.

SEIA National organization that serves as the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education

Sierra Club National grassroots organization working to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

The Nature Conservancy Global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive by conserving the land and water on which all life depends.

EarthJustice Nation’s largest nonprofit environmental law organization, leveraging their expertise and commitment to fight for justice and advance the promise of a healthy world for all.

Southern Environmental Law Center Organization using the power of the law to champion the environment of the Southeast, promoting clean water, healthy air, mountains and forests, and the coast.

Sunrise Movement A movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions Organization that helps people of faith develop local solutions to the climate crisis by empowering and uniting neighbors of all faiths to achieve real climate solutions.

Interfaith Power and Light Organization mobilizing a religious response to global warming and intending to protect the earth’s ecosystems, safeguard the health of all Creation, and ensure sufficient, sustainable energy for all.

Creation Justice Ministries Organization representing the creation care and environmental justice policies of major Christian denominations throughout the United States.

Citizens Climate Lobby Nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

Mothers Out Front Organization working to build and harness their power as mothers to ensure a livable climate for all children.

350 Fairfax Grassroots environmental movement working with community members and elected officials to preserve environmental health, conserve resources, and promote social justice

Moms Clean Air Force Organizations of moms and dads united against air pollution – including the urgent crisis of our changing climate – to protect our children’s health.

Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance Organization seeking to leverage the diverse interest and market knowledge of our members to advance renewable energy in Virginia.

Wind Solar Alliance Organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to renewable energy as a means of strengthening the U.S. economy and reducing the environmental impacts of our energy use.

Virginia Distributed Solar Alliance Organization working to advance the distributed solar generation industry in Virginia by removing barriers, promoting and informing the public about distributed solar generation, and improving current laws and policies relating to distributed solar generation growth in the Commonwealth.

Climate Action Alliance of the Valley Grassroots organization working to pressure government officials at all levels to prioritize the reduction of fossil fuel production to maintaining a lively climate change discussion in the valley.

Virginia Conservation Network Organization committed to building a powerful, diverse, and highly-coordinated conservation movement focused on protecting our Commonwealth’s natural resources.

The Solar Foundation Nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar and solar-compatible technologies worldwide through research products, educational outreach, and leadership.      
LEAP Virginia Organization working to empower central and northern Virginia home and business owners with energy efficiency and solar solutions.  

 

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