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Preservation of Affordable Housing, Brightcore Energy, and Engenium Group awarded $2.5M grant for a community geothermal pilot project at Barry Farm Redevelopment

November 1, 2023


A Business Wire story

Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), in partnership with Brightcore Energy and Engenium Group, was awarded a $2.5M grant by the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia to incorporate a community geothermal system at the future mixed-use, mixed-income Barry Farm development in Southeast Washington, DC that will create 900 residential apartments, 40,000 square feet of new retail/service uses, open space, and significant new public infrastructure. This is the first pilot project in Washington, DC to support a large community heat pump system, and aims to replace fossil fuel space conditioning systems, improve and modernize the District’s energy delivery system, and make strides in clean energy.

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