First Solar-Powered Soup Kitchen Gets Ready to Harness the Sun

Nashua, NH – The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter (NSKS), which provides food and shelter to thousands of people in need, is set to become the first solar-powered nonprofit in Nashua and one of the first solar-powered soup kitchens in the northeast. The NSKS Board recently contracted with ReVision Energy for the installation and operation… Read more

Solar + EV: Drive on Sunshine, Save Big Bucks

Part 3 of 3 Previously: Part 2 we talked about the basics of Electric Vehicle charging, and revealed the Solar Gallon. We rely on cars. Cars bring us to work, to Hannaford, or up to camp. We make serious investments into owning cars with a good reputation, and we spend a lot of money to make sure… Read more

Can Solar PV panels help me reduce my energy costs?

Note: This post by James Hasselback first appeared here with the title, “Solar PV Panels, can they help me reduce my energy costs?” Business is booming in New Hampshire. We have the lowest unemployment rate in the country. These jobs run the gamut from healthcare, government, education and, among others, skilled manufacturing and industry. This influx… Read more

The Ins and Outs of EV Charging

Part 2 of 3 Previously: Part 1 we talked about the history of Electric Vehicles and how that history influences our future Electric vehicles are rapidly becoming better, cheaper, and cleaner than their fossil fueled equivalents (See: The Last Auto Mechanic), and so is the charging infrastructure that supports these next-generation vehicles. Experts are predicting that over half of… Read more

Energize 360 Group Discount for Solar + Weatherization Kicks Off in Seacoast NH

Join us as we launch Energize 360, a partnership between Seacoast Regional Energy Hub, SEAREI, ReVision Energy, Yankee Thermal Imaging and five Seacoast towns. Energize 360 takes the “Solarize” concept a bit further – the campaign aims to raise awareness of energy use among Seacoast residents about all aspects of their homes, including aspects of… Read more

Drummond & Drummond Helps Bring Community Solar to Maine

Drummond & Drummond’s legal support has been critical in helping to develop the legal framework for building ReVision’s approach to community solar farms in Maine, and in providing support and guidance to the solar farm groups. ReVision’s approach to community solar farms is a true shared ownership model, which means it is a three way transaction… Read more

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled at Large-Scale Municipal Solar Array

A public ribbon cutting and tour are scheduled for July 21st at 10am at the site of the second largest solar array in New Hampshire. The ceremony will be held at 411 Packers Falls Road in Lee, near the intersection of Jenkins Road. The 651-kilowatt Oyster River Forest Solar Array is the largest project to… Read more

Report: Maine’s solar capacity growing, but lagging behind rest of region

Maine’s solar energy capacity showed strong growth in 2014, but it still lags well behind other New England states, according to a report released Thursday. “We’ve got plenty of sunshine,” said Laura Dorle, a campaign organizer with Environment Maine, an environmental advocacy group, during a news conference Thursday at the University of Maine. “Combine that… Read more

Some say net metering cap could stifle solar industry’s growth

New Hampshire utilities are nearing, and one has already reached, a state cap that limits how many customers can sell the excess solar power they generate back into the grid. That process, known as net metering, is one of several major incentives in New Hampshire that make solar projects feasible. Without it, towns like Warner… Read more