"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

Solar Power

ReVision Energy Joins Forces with Insource Renewables

Union of two employee-owned companies accelerates solar transition With a goal of combining our strength to accelerate the regional transition to renewable energy combined with storage, ReVision Energy is excited to announce that we’re joining forces with Pittsfield, Maine-based Insource Renewables. The employee owners of Insource Renewables have entered into an agreement that will allow… Read more

February 13, 2021

In the News

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

February 5, 2021

BIPOC Voices

Maine Environmental Changemakers

This month’s contributors are Amara Ifeji, Uma Mohamed, and Melissa Tian from Maine Environmental Changemakers – a youth-led intergenerational network that connects young Mainers passionate about the environment, social justice and/or conservation with each other, with mentors, and with the resources and training they need to actualize their ideas in their home communities. Earth is… Read more

February 2, 2021