MacDowell Reaches 100% Solar Electric Generation

Peterborough, NH – In January of 2020, a new solar array of 320 panels arranged in four rows was activated after having been installed at the southern edge of MacDowell’s property in November and December. In combination with MacDowell’s first array (2016), the second now means the artist residency program generates about 10% more electrical power… Read more

Cumberland Unveils Town’s Solar Field

Via News Center Maine: Another Maine town is taking strides towards fighting climate change. On Tuesday, the town of Cumberland unveiled its new solar field. There are 1,248 panels on the field, which is built on top of the town’s capped landfill. “Basically it was all municipal, solid waste, and it basically sat here dormant,”… Read more

2021 Update: Solar Energy Qualifies for 26% Federal Tax Credit

Make it a Sunny New Year! UPDATED: 12/29/2020 There is bright news for both homeowners and businesses who are ready to make 2021 the year they finally go solar – the 26% federal tax credit has been extended for another two years! In addition to reduced solar panel prices and ever-increasing rates from sources of… Read more

Solar Energy Gets Big Boost From Legislature in Maine

 Via News Center Maine: Lawmakers on Tuesday gave final passage to a solar bill to encourage more and larger solar projects — both commercial developments and typically smaller “community solar farms”. Current state law has restricted the size of those solar farm projects to a maximum of nine people, pooling their resources to build… Read more

North Conway Community Center Goes Solar Just in Time for Earth Day

Via The Conway Daily Sun, North Conway Community Center switched to LED lighting last fall, and now we’ve completed their solar array to kick off the spring! With LEDs and solar their electric bill will “probably go from $600 per month to $100 per month.” A happy Earth Day, indeed! (Director Tim Scott) explained that… Read more

Wolfe’s Neck Center Raises Solar-Powered Barns

Via Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment: The upcoming spring sunshine will mean much more at Wolfe’s Neck Center this year. This March began the installation of two large solar projects on the campus: one at the site of the new organic dairy facility and the other on the Pote Barn, which was… Read more

Limestone Already Seeing Huge Solar Savings

Via The County, the 1,728 panel solar array ReVision installed in Limestone, Maine this winter is producing electricity above expectations. The PPA project was funded upfront through ReVision by Aligned Climate Capital, allowing ratepayers to begin saving immediately: The Water and Sewer District, a quasi-municipal entity based in Limestone, already has saved more than $3,000… Read more

ReVision Energy Merger Expands Solar Access Across Upper Valley of NH and VT

ReVision Energy has entered into a merger agreement with Energy Emporium of Enfield, New Hampshire. Under the terms of the agreement, Energy Emporium will be integrated as part of ReVision Energy, who will offer customer service to all existing Energy Emporium customers and bring onboard Energy Emporium’s Kimberley Quirk and Anita Gonzalez as ReVision Energy… Read more