NH Communities Unite to Cut Over 1 Million Pounds of Carbon Pollution

PORTSMOUTH, NH – Energize 360, a community initiative to help residents take control of their energy future and combat climate change, announced the results of its groundbreaking campaign to bring both solar and energy efficiency to families and businesses in the New Hampshire Seacoast. Spanning 15 cities and towns, Energize 360 was the largest “solarize”… Read more

ReVision Energy Partners with Amicus Solar Cooperative and Amurtel to Bring Solar Outreach Systems to Puerto Rico

BRENTWOOD, NH: Local solar installer ReVision Energy is partnering with Amicus Solar Cooperative, a nationwide purchasing cooperative of solar energy companies, and Amurtel, a non-profit working in disaster relief, to build Solar Outreach Systems (SOS) to bring dozens of desperately needed portable solar energy systems to power storm-ravaged areas in Puerto Rico. Millions of Americans… Read more

York Hospital pursues solar project on Woodbridge Road

Via Seacoast Online, York Hospital president, Jud Knox, discusses the upcoming installation that will be completed by ReVision Energy: “As a major employer in the community, I think the hospital has a responsibility to be a good environmental citizen,” he said. “That’s what it means to me.” Plans call for two different types of solar… Read more

ReVision Energy recognized by Solar Power World

Via Solar Power World, ReVision was ranked 131st of the top 500 US solar contractors. Ranking strongly in the “rooftop contractor” category, as well, ReVision is #1 in all of New England! Solar Power World, the leading solar publication covering technology, development and installation, publishes the Top Solar Contractors list annually. The list includes hundreds of solar contractors… Read more

Cheap hydro power from Canada not so cheap

Via the Portland Press Herald, Phil Coupe offers another view, countering LePage unofficial energy advisor James LaBrecque’s argument for expensive imported hydro power, relating this diversionary idea to Paul LePage’s anti-solar agenda: In a June 24 column attacking solar energy, James LaBrecque argues that importing hydro power would be cheaper than investing in local solar. Getting Canadian… Read more

Powerful Interests Shaping Fate of Maine Solar Industry

Via Maine Public, ReVision Energy founding partner Fortunat Mueller discussed the current legislative effort to halt the Maine PUC decision earlier this year: Fortunat Mueller is not a fan of a decision on solar energy that the Maine Public Utilities Commission made earlier this year. “It’s expensive, it’s largely unworkable and it’s probably illegal.” Mueller, one of the founding partners… Read more

The benefits of B Corp status

Via Mainebiz, ReVision Energy partners Phil Coupe and Fortunat Mueller discuss the strengths of earning a B Corp designation: ReVision Energy says it’s seen two main benefits from being a B Corp. One is that its employees like the designation and it helps the company retain them and attract high-caliber employees. It has 165 now… Read more

Barry Woods is all charged up about electric vehicles in Maine

Via the Portland Press Herald, ReVision Energy director of electric vehicle innovation Barry Woods was featured in his role advancing electric vehicle infrastructure in Maine: Despite low gasoline prices and America’s deepening love affair with small trucks and sport utility vehicles, ReVision sees a market opportunity. This year, carmakers are beginning to release a second generation… Read more

Old Port parking garage does double duty as solar farm

Via the Portland Press Herald, ReVision Energy managing partner Fortunat Mueller discussed the installation of a new canopy-array atop the parking garage at 425 Fore Street: “It’s a very popular thing to do on parking garages and surface parking lots in more mature solar markets,” Mueller said. “It’s wasted space up there over the top… Read more