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25 Oct Should I Install Batteries on my Solar System?

 Solar energy systems with batteries have skyrocketed in popularity in the last decade. The lithium-ion batteries have increased in capabilities while prices have fallen. Solar systems with energy storage offer greater resiliency in times of grid outages, especially in areas in Maine with an unstable...

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WERU solar panels Maine

23 Sep WERU Studios & Offices Go Solar

WERU Community Radio (89.9 FM and WERU app) is a noncommercial, listener-sponsored community radio station with studios in East Orland, Maine. It powers its studios and offices with solar energy from 68 solar panels on the property.  “Going solar was a clear choice after considering the...

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29 Aug Gideon Visits Tremont’s Solar Array

by Sarah Hinckley TREMONT—For so long we have said, ‘this is their future,’ regarding children, U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon told a group gathered in front of the town’s solar array. “This is about our present and everything we do when our children begin learning how they...

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19 Aug How can I get the most energy from my solar system?

Installing solar panels is an excellent way for homeowners, businesses, and municipalities to cut their energy bills while helping the planet. Before going solar, it helps to create a strategy for getting the most energy out of your solar system by maximizing solar electricity production. Because...

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20 Jul How Do Solar Panels Benefit the Environment?

The last five years have been the hottest ever recorded. Global climate change is causing droughts, floods, heatwaves, wildfires, sea-level rise, and hurricanes to be stronger.  Sadly, climate scientists predict that infrastructure, agriculture, fisheries, and most ecosystems will be increasingly compromised. Climate change is causing...

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08 Jul Solar Energy Fuels Quality Job Growth

The most unique and vibrant communities in Maine have a thriving local business community. We vote with our dollars to support these businesses, which in turn helps support the local community. This a symbiotic relationship that benefits residents and the business community alike. So how do...

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