WSSC Unveils Solar Power at Two Treatment Plants

Photo Op: Fields of 8500 Solar Panels and Unique “Ribbon Cutting” To Provide Excellent Visuals at Both Locations

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Separate Events in Upper Marlboro and Germantown Showcase Alternative Energy Initiatives

Laurel – November 4, 2013: Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission (WSSC) is holding two events to unveil solar power installations on Wednesday, November 6. The two 2-megawatt installations, each with nearly 8,500 solar panels spanning several acres, are located at the Western Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant in Upper Marlboro and the Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant in Germantown, Md. Both facilities are the result of a public-private partnership with Washington Gas Energy Systems and Standard Solar, Inc.

Western Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant

6600 Crain Highway
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

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10:00 a.m. Meet & Greet
10:30 a.m. Unveiling Event


Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant

12600 Great Seneca Highway
Germantown, MD 20874

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2:00 p.m. Meet & Greet
2:30 p.m. Unveiling Event

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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