Renewable Energy

City Solar Projects


The City of Bowie has solar systems installed on many City buildings. Listed below are the buildings with solar panels and the size of each system:

  • Genealogy Library (3.6 kW)
  • Radio and T.V. Museum (8.82 kW)
  • Parks and Grounds (30.88 kW)
  • Senior Center (15.25 kW)
  • Streets and Utilities Buildings (12.48 kW)
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant (19.24 kW)
  • Kenhill Center (24 kW)
Additionally, the City of Bowie is a participating member of Solar Roadmap. As a member, the City will work to make installing solar easier and more cost-effective.

Residential Solar


Solar is a feasible and growing renewable energy source in our area. As of January 2017, over 1200 Bowie households have chosen to install solar on their homes. If you are interested in installing solar panels, click the links below for more information. Make sure you sign up for our Green Bowie e-newsletter for information on upcoming solar workshops or information sessions. 

Solar Installer Certifications/Organizations

(from April 2008 U.S. DOE Homebuilders Guide to Going Solar)

Solar Panel Map