In the News, Legislation & Policy

New Hampshire Solar Ups and Downs – Cut to Residential Rebate Proposed, Commercial Rebates Introduced

New Hampshire is becoming a renewable energy leader in the Northeast thanks to increasingly progressive energy policies and generous incentives for solar installations. Homeowners have been able to enjoy a $3/watt system rebate up to $6,000, which takes a big bite out of the cost of a solar electric system and brings the ‘simple’ return… Read more

August 30, 2010

Solar At Work

L.L. Bean Goes More Green with Solar Hot Water

The solar collectors atop L.L. Bean’s flagship store are a visible symbol of their commitment to using sustainable energy whenever possible. Photo courtesy of L.L. Bean L.L. Bean, the iconic Maine outdoor apparel and equipment retailer, took one more step towards their corporate goal of reducing their greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by 2012 with… Read more

August 24, 2010

Economics of Renewable Energy, In the News, Solar At Work

Dayton Town Hall Solar Electric System to Reduce Power Bill to Nearly Zero

The Town of Dayton, Maine will now enjoy electric bills of nearly zero year-round thanks to a 15 kilowatt grid-tied solar electric system commissioned the first week of August. The system, which received funding from Efficiency Maine as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). An article about the project was featured in… Read more

August 13, 2010

Solar Power

Maine Boats Homes and Harbors Show

Time: August 13-15, Friday & Saturday: 10AM – 6PM, Sunday: 10AM – 4 PM Location: Rockland, Maine, Harbor Park on the Waterfront (Map and Directions) If you love the coast of Maine, you won’t want to miss this show, where Tradition Meets Innovation™. Come see Maine’s finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, furniture makers, craftsmen, designers, marine… Read more

August 13, 2010