Classic Boat Shop – Bernard, ME

Since July of 2017, Classic Boat Shop of Bernard, ME has been generating 90% of their electricity from a 34.8 kilowatt solar array on the roof of their facilities.

The 116-panel array generates roughly 38,232 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually, enough to offset the equivalent of driving over 69,900 miles in gas-powered car.

Classic Boat Shop also focuses on making their facility sustainable in other ways with biodegradable soaps and eco-friendly paints. They have also upgraded their working facilities with energy-efficient lighting and electric heat pumps.

By the numbers:

System size: 34.8 kilowatts (116 solar panels)
System output: 38,232 kilowatt-hours/yr
CO₂ reduction: 40,258 pounds/yr