Partner Perspectives

Adjusting to COVID & Eradicating Carbon Pollution

A Partner’s Perspective by Co-Founder Phil Coupe With 8 billion people on earth trying to survive, we are finding out the hard way how we are all interconnected, and how we must act cohesively to solve problems like the coronavirus crisis, and in the long-term, climate damage. All of us at ReVision Energy are grateful… Read more

May 13, 2020

"Under the Sun" Solar Blog

IDEXX Advances with Solar & EV Charging

With more than 600 solar panels and 16 electric vehicle charging stations on its rapidly-growing Westbrook, ME campus, IDEXX Laboratories is walking the talk on environmental sustainability. The solar array, located atop the LEED Gold Synergy Center, will eliminate roughly 250,000 lbs. of carbon pollution each year from regional fossil fuel power plants and save… Read more

May 7, 2020

"Under the Sun" Solar Blog

Butterflies, Birds, and Biology with Sunsquatch!

When schools closed in mid-March, we brainstormed ways to help parents and educators teach kids at home and decided to launch an experimental Webinar Series aimed at grade-school students. We started with what we know – solar energy – and then expanded to include guest stars from our partner organizations. The response has been incredible!… Read more

May 5, 2020

"Under the Sun" Solar Blog

Tesla Powerwalls Weather the Storm

New England has been hit with some hard storms this past year, repeatedly knocking out power for thousands of customers across Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Although grid-tied solar arrays shut off during power outages to protect line workers, battery storage allows panels to continue to feed the battery, thereby providing power to the household… Read more

May 5, 2020

"Under the Sun" Solar Blog

12,000 Meals for Neighbors in Need

Throughout New England, the pandemic has hit local food pantries and soup kitchens hard. Unemployment rates are at record highs, increasing demand for resources. New Hampshire Food Bank has seen a 44% increase in requests compared to this time last year. Good Shepherd Food Bank is projecting that food insecurity in Maine could increase by… Read more

May 5, 2020