Massachusetts SMART Program Uses Market-Based Incentives to Accelerate Solar

The Solar MAssachusetts Renewable Target program (SMART program) is here! Massachusetts solar owners are eligible to be paid each month for every kilowatt of clean green electricity produced on your roof, or in your back yard. That is above and beyond the savings from NOT buying electricity from the utility. What is SMART all about? For years, Massachusetts has… Read more

The Willis’s Solar-Powered, Earth-Sheltered Home

Paul Willis first encountered an “earth-sheltered” home while working as a photojournalist in Indiana, and loved the concept. Earth-sheltered homes are durable, comfortable, and energy-efficient dwellings, characterized by the use of earth to buffer much of the structure, and windows that face the southern sky. The passive solar aspect was appealing to Paul and his wife,… Read more

#BtheChange: Chris Pamboukes Pedaled for Power at the Cross Roads House

In the summer of 2014, ReVision electrician Chris Pamboukes teamed up with Josh Andrews to raise money for the installation of a solar array at Cross Roads House of Portsmouth, NH.   Chris began volunteering with Cross Roads House in 2004 as a high school student, through a tutoring program called “Students Helping Students in Need.”… Read more

Solar Energy to Save Claremont Taxpayers Nearly $1M

Claremont, NH — A recent public ribbon cutting and tour showcased a solar array installed near the wastewater treatment plant in Claremont. The project is a key feature of the city’s multi-year plan to cuts costs and reduce environmental impacts. Last year, the Claremont City Council approved funding for the solar array, which has no… Read more

Power Purchase Agreements Unlock Powerful Savings for Small Towns

Beaches, rugged coastline, lakes, streams, ponds, vast tracts of public forests and mountains – life in New England is pretty idyllic… Except for our high electric rates. One of the few downsides of life in New England is facing some of the most expensive electric rates in the country. A combination of a relatively low population… Read more

The Plug-In Hybrid: A More Perfect Union

The average American has a commute of 20 miles or less. It just so happens that there are more than a few outstanding plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) that can easily cover that distance without a drop of gasoline. A plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, the Chrysler Pacifica, or the upcoming Workhorse pickup truck… Read more

The Big Reason Quality Matters in Heat Pump Installations

Warmer weather is finally here! Winter is hardly a memory, and already the sultry months of July and August are on the horizon. If you’re thinking about adding a heat pump to keep you cool this summer, we’d like you to know that quality matters. Homeowners want to save money wherever it makes sense, and that’s… Read more

Top 3 Advantages of Going Solar vs. Wind in New England

Which renewable resource should we power our homes with in New England – Sunshine or Wind? ReVision Energy says sunshine wins, hands down! Here are the top 3 advantages of going solar for your home. 1) New England has a Limited Wind Resource Unlike solar, wind power generation works poorly at a smaller scale, and homeowners… Read more