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08 Nov Solar Gold Rush

In the wake of new legislation incentivizing solar power, developers have come courting in Ellsworth. They are looking to make a deal through a power purchase agreement under which the city would pay for electricity generated by a solar farm on city property. City officials...

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15 Oct What is Solar Net Metering?

Solar energy customers that are connected to the power grid can be credited for the surplus solar electricity. This is called solar net metering or net energy metering. Many solar households generate more solar electricity than they consume on sunny days. If the system doesn’t...

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25 Sep Fisherman’s Coop Goes 100% Solar

Islesford, Maine - If anyone has first-hand experience with the importance of protecting scarce resources, it is Maine lobstermen. The fishing industry is the lifeblood of many coastal communities and it relies on healthy marine populations. It is respect for the planet and good economic...

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25 Sep How does solar monitoring work?

In the old days of solar, homeowners had little information on how their solar systems were performing. This is like driving a car without ab odometer. Although many solar inverters had a read-out of real-time solar energy production, it was challenging to get any information...

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