D.C. based business To Be Honored at Organization’s Second Annual Event


WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Columbia Solar, a local energy provider of solar electricity to residents and businesses throughout the District, is among 35 finalists that Think Local First DC (TLFDC) has named to honor for its second annual Local First Awards, Thursday, October 18, 2018. Chosen for their positive impact, local independent businesses, entrepreneurs, makers and artists alike were carefully selected by independent community leaders.  Seven winners will be presented with the coveted Local First Award in the following categories: Maker, Ripple Effect, High Road, Green Thumb, Builder, Pioneer, and Community Champion.

New Columbia Solar was selected in the “Builder” category which includes the Diverse City Fund, Emory Fellowship- The Beacon Center, Industrial Bank, the Menkiti Group and PN Hoffman.


“As a company that embraces the mission of locals helping locals, we are thrilled to be among the nominees in this category,” said CEO Mike Healy. “We hire and train local residents and our focus is on providing quality solar at low-cost to local businesses, nonprofits, and multifamily housing,” he added


New Columbia Solar (NCS) is a full-service solar energy company that is innovating how communities are powered throughout Washington D.C.  With over 40 years combined industry experience, we understand the nuances of, raising capital and developing solar assets.  NCS helps businesses, property owners, schools, non-profits, and homeowners significantly reduce energy costs and enhance sustainability with solar power.



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Think Local First DC is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to supporting local independent businesses and the city’s next generation of entrepreneurs who create dynamic neighborhoods and make a positive impact in their communities.


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