VIDEO: The Cover of the Solar Pro

The Cover of the Solar Pro Early last year, we set out to make a new corporate video. We wanted to show off the professionalism, dedication to quality and can-do attitude of the ReVision Energy team. We were going to interview our founders to talk about their vision and how the company got started. We… Read more

Coffee by Design Fuels Roasting Operation with Solar

Coffee By Design Goes Solar Founded in 1994, when Portland’s downtown vacancy rate was 40%, Coffee by Design has from its origins been a promoter of local art and nexus of Portland’s community. From their humble origins, they have grown into a staff of 45, with four coffeehouses (three are icons of Portland’s downtown and… Read more

Solar Road Tour Episode 7 – Midcoast Maine Solar in Waldoboro and Hope

On this edition of the solar road tour we head to Waldoboro, Maine, a beautiful coastal community with real Maine character. Down the sleepy Bremen Rd you’ll find Donald Born, who installed a 2.76kw grid-tied photovoltaic system on his barn in August 2010. Since then, he reports having nearly eliminated his electric bill, receiving only… Read more

OceanView at Falmouth Uses Solar for Smart Growth

Just up the road from our Portland showroom is Oceanview at Falmouth, a unique retirement community that makes smart growth a core part of its mission. Solar hot water is a major part of that smart growth. Since 2007, Oceanview at Falmouth has installed numerous solar hot water systems, including: 360 tube array on Hilltop… Read more

Solar Road Tour Episode 5 – Highlands Solar Hot Water, Bowdoin College

Our Solar Road Tour takes us a little further up the coast, where we visit The Highlands in Topsham, a unique retirement community with a strong environmental commitment. In 2007 The Highlands installed what was Maine‚Äôs largest solar hot water system at the time, a 540 evacuated tube system expected to pay for itself in… Read more

Solar Road Tour Episode 4 – Future Looks Sunny at SMCC

In this edition of the Solar Road Tour we head to Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) located on a sun-drenched peninsula of Casco Bay, where from the front of the new SEA Center you can see alternative energy technology on display, juxtaposed with a view of oil tankers coming into Portland Harbor in the distance…. Read more