SOMESVILLE – Join ReVision Energy project manager John Luft from 1-2pm on Thursday, July 15th to learn about the grid-tied solar electric system installed at Maine Coast Heritage Trust‚Äôs LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified office building at 1049 Main Street in Somesville.¬† Guests are encouraged to come by with questions and to sign up for a free site evaluation while at the open house; light refreshments to be served.
The discussion will focus on the 6 kilowatt grid-tied solar electric system installed by ReVision Energy at MCHT, including information regarding its annual electrical production, carbon offsets, and the pole-mount design that can be seasonally adjusted for optimum solar gain.
In addition to learning about the solar electric system, guests will hear about current historically low solar electric panel prices, solar hot water systems for domestic hot water and supplementary space heat, state and federal incentives, lowering utility bills, reducing dependence on fossil fuels, and current solar technology in Maine.
Current government incentives for solar energy systems include a 30% uncapped federal tax credit, $1,000 state rebates for solar hot water systems and $2,000 rebates for grid-tied solar electric systems.
Contact Name: Jennifer Albee
Telephone Number: (207)589-4171