Solar Energy to Save Claremont Taxpayers Nearly $1M

Claremont, NH — A public ribbon cutting and tour are scheduled on July 24 to showcase a solar array recently installed near the wastewater treatment plant in Claremont. The project is a key feature of the city’s multi-year plan to cuts costs and reduce environmental impacts. Last year, the Claremont City Council approved funding for the solar… Read more

Solar Empowers Transition to Oil-Free Home

When Robert and Kathleen Flory bought a lovely home with property along the Damariscotta River in Maine in 1994, they were thrilled to finally move to the place that was very special to them. They both had dreamt of calling Maine home for a long time – Robert since the 1960s when he worked as… Read more

The “Sustain Maine” License Plates Have Arrived!

Interested in supporting community energy initiatives? Check out the efforts of the student-led initiative behind the “Sustain Maine” license plate. They seek to advance community energy in Maine by raising awareness and striving to establish a specialty license plate that would raise funds for Maine community energy projects. Check out their project, pre-order your plate and… Read more

Camden Joins Midcoast Solar Movement

The Town of Camden’s first municipal solar photovoltaic array began generating power on January 3 at noon. The 122.85 kW array is anticipated to offset an estimated 159,000-kilowatt hours of electrical energy used by the Town per year. ReVision Energy’s Liberty branch crew braved frigid temperatures late in December to help complete ReVision’s installation by… Read more

ReVision Installs Solar Array to Power the Town of Brentwood, NH

Via Union Leader, James Hasselbeck discussed the recently completed, ground-mounted solar array installed at the Brentwood fire station for the town of Brentwood, which they will use through a power purchase agreement with ReVision: “The fact that the system is large enough to cover the entire town of Brentwood’s municipal electric costs is certainly notable,”… Read more

Energize 360 expands to Kensington

Kensington, NH is now part of Energize 360, a regional clean energy initiative to save money and help save the planet, one home or business at a time.   Energize 360, a volunteer-led non-profit, now offers Kensington residents the opportunity to take control of their energy future, says spokesman Susan Varn. Already 14 Seacoast towns… Read more

Getting SMART About Massachusetts Solar

After a number of years of using solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs) to underpin and stimulate the growth of solar energy statewide, Massachusetts is currently in the process of implementing a new incentive program based on a tariff concept. The rapid increase of solar in Massachusetts over the past decade is a direct result of… Read more

Solarize MDI Extended!

A Climate to Thrive and ReVision Energy are delighted by the popularity of Solarize MDI, and due to the high number of leads and site visits requests still coming in, we’re extending the program! Now home and business owners on Mount Desert Island can sign contracts for this group-discount program through Tuesday, August 15th, giving… Read more

Lincolnville Lights Up a Midcoast Solar Movement

In 2012, community members in Lincolnville, Maine made national news in their successful effort to re-purpose a one room schoolhouse built in 1849 to be a privately funded community library. Among other highlights in the project – scores of volunteers skillfully tugged the old schoolhouse across a road to a new lot where it was… Read more