Tarbox Farm – Westport Island, ME

Tarbox Organic Farm in Westport Island, ME has been solar powered since September of 2017. The 36-panel array on the roof of their barn will generate roughly 13,255 kilowatt-hours (kWhs) of electricity, offsetting the equivalent of over 22,900 miles driven in a gas-powered car.

Tarbox farms uses all organic farming methods, enriching their soils with cover crops and crop rotation cycles instead of chemicals to produce “the most delicious and nutritious food possible.”

Like their pasture-and-organic-feed-raised pigs, now Tarbox Farm can definitively say they know that their energy is coming from a planet-friendly, healthy source.

By the numbers:

System size: 10.8 kilowatts (36 solar panels)
System output: 13,255 kilowatt-hours/yr
CO₂ reduction: 13,957 pounds/yr