Newburyport Homeowner: “Solar Can’t be Beat!”

ReVision Customer Kincade Webb lives on picturesque Plum Island, Newburyport, Massachusetts.  He had a solar array installed by ReVision Energy in 2014 and shared some incredible numbers – over 7,000 kWh generated in its first year (slightly more than our predicted performance figure).  He shared his thoughts on being a solar owner – especially in… Read more

Durham natives provide low-cost solar energy

SunRaise Investments, a solar energy financing company started this year by Durham natives, eventually will save an estimated $60,000 in electricity costs for The White Mountain School in Bethlehem. The deal is based on a long-term energy contract, called a power purchase agreement, in which the school agrees to host the 43kW solar array on… Read more

Retired Mill Worker Invests Solar to Further Self-Sufficiency

For Bob Morrison of Norridgewock, solar was something he’d dreamed of for decades. Upon retiring in 2011 after working for nearly thirty years at the Sappi Fine Paper Mill in Skowhegan, he decided to take self-sufficiency to a new level. In addition to having an enviable garden, various apple trees and a knack for canning… Read more

Solarize Kearsarge Sparks Great Interest at Launch Event

An audience of more than 160, mostly from Andover, New London, and Wilmot, filled Clements Hall on the Colby-Sawyer College campus on October 18 as representatives from Vital Communities, a Vermont-based nonprofit, and ReVision Energy, an Exeter-based installer of solar-electric systems, told them of the benefits – economic and environmental – of owning their own… Read more

Powered by the sun – via panels many miles away

Falling prices for solar-electric panels are enticing Mainers who want to install them at their homes. That’s not an option, however, for Jim Atwell, an environmental engineer from Falmouth. He lives in a condominium, and the homeowners’ association won’t allow a solar array on the roof. But starting next month, Atwell will begin meeting 80… Read more

Solar a “No Brainer” for Builders at Benjamin and Company

A super efficient home built by Benjamin & Company for a homeowner in Brunswick, Maine. We spoke with builder Ben Hemberger of Benjamin & Company about his high quality, energy efficient custom timber-frame home building business. We’ve collaborated with them on numerous projects where solar was integrated with the home design, and wanted to get a sense… Read more

200 Year Old Barn Receives Sustainable Upgrades by a Custom Shoemaker

For the past 40 years, Robert and Barbara have shared a love affair restoring this wonderful barn. To prepare it for solar, they pooled their resources together with the talents of their son, Eben, who grew up heavily influenced by working alongside his parents during their restoration efforts. Now a highly skilled craftsman and professional… Read more

Coastal Cohousing Community Wins North American Copper in Architecture Award

The decision to use copper extensively on the Coastal Cohousing Community project was a carefully considered one, as low maintenance and long durability were high on the owners’ list of priorities.  ReVision Energy had the unique challenge of integrating a high-performance solar energy array on top of the beautiful copper roof, using special fasteners that… Read more

Another New Solar Electric Installation in Andover

Revision Energy of Exeter installed another photovoltaic array in Andover last month. The 18 panels should provide about 5.4 kilowatts of electricity over the course of a year, enough to power the entire household. Any excess power goes into the New Hampshire Electric Co-op’s grid for other NHEC customers to use. Revision recently announced a… Read more