Schools & Nonprofits

Utilizing Solar Power to Improve Quality of Patient Care

This guest blog post comes from Rupal Ramesh Shah. Rupal is the Executive Director of Konbit Sante, a Maine-based non-profit helping support the development of a sustainable health system to meet the needs of the Cap-Haitien community. Rupal joined Konbit Sante in June 2020. In 2018 and 2019, she lived and worked in Haiti—first as a… Read more

April 6, 2021

Customer Profiles

Net-Positive Living at Baird Landing

Like many parents, Andrew and Cindy Steinharter started looking to downsize after their children went to college. They wanted a smaller home with less acreage, but didn’t want to move too far from their community in Yarmouth. They stumbled across Baird Landing, a new Freeport sub-development of net-zero, solar-powered homes built by Burnham & Lobozzo… Read more

April 6, 2021

"Under the Sun" Solar Blog, BIPOC Voices

Gardening as Radical Self-Care

This month’s contributor is Briana Barner, a newbie plant mama raising her family in Texas. She is currently finishing her Ph.D in Media Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. In her free time, Briana enjoys writing, listening to podcasts and crafting. She recommends checking out the organization Black Girls With Gardens.  Gardening as… Read more

April 6, 2021

BIPOC Voices

Why Clean Energy Should Be King: Contributing Piece by Dr. Lori Banks

This month’s contributor is Dr. Lori Banks. Dr. Banks is an Assistant Professor of Biology whose work focuses on novel antimicrobial development, representation in STEM education, and sustainable laboratory practices. She holds a B.S. in Biology from Prairie View A&M University and a Ph.D. in Molecular Virology and Microbiology from Baylor College of Medicine. She… Read more

March 10, 2021

"Under the Sun" Solar Blog

Sustainable Solar Power for Haitian Hospital

ReVision Energy is partnering with Konbit Sante, a Maine-based non-profit, to help bring solar to a Haitian hospital. Konbit Sante has been partnering with Haitian healthcare facilities and communities in Northern Haiti for the past 20 years, supporting and strengthening their capacity to provide good quality health care to the Haitian community. Haiti has an… Read more

March 2, 2021