2015 News and Press Releases

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Direct Energy Solar Unveils New Headquarters in Columbia, MD

08/05/15  |  Press Release

One of the largest residential solar installers in the U.S. makes Columbia its base of operations. Company plans to hire 800 people by the end of this year to meet growth and expansion.

Columbia solar business expands headquarters

08/05/15  |  News Article

Beams of sunlight and employee enthusiasm fueled the crowd of blue and orange as Direct Energy Solar opened its new solar headquarters with a ceremonial solar panel switch-flipping Wednesday in Columbia.

Direct Energy Solar opens HQ in Columbia

08/05/15  |  News Article

Maryland company seeks to expand solar nationwide.

Brighter than the sun

03/16/15  |  News Article

Representatives from Astrum Solar installed a multitude of solar panels on the roof of The Ryan Agency earlier this month.

Howard County’s Astrum Solar Plans Expansion, 240 New Jobs

03/10/15  |  Press Release

A leading residential solar power provider and part of the Direct Energy® family of brands, Astrum Solar will triple its footprint at their Annapolis Junction headquarters.

Astrum Solar plans expansion, 240 new jobs

03/10/15  |  News Article

The future is bright for Maryland’s solar industry. Astrum Solar®, a leading residential solar power provider and part of the Direct Energy® family of brands, is expanding its headquarters and tripling its footprint in Howard County.

The Great Solar Panel Debate: To Lease Or To Buy?

02/10/15  |  News Article

More than 600,000 homes in the U.S. have solar panels today—up dramatically from just a few years ago, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. Leasing programs that require little or no money up-front have played a key role in that growth. But here’s a question for homeowners: Is it better to lease or buy?

Bright Future For Nation’s Capitol Office Building Launches Largest Solar Array Of Its Kind

01/20/15  |  Press Release

New solar PV system is the largest installation by a privately-held real estate developer on a Class A, commercial office building in Washington, D.C.