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Welcome to the Maine Solar Solutions blog, where you’ll find answers to common questions about solar, tips on how to get the most from your solar PV system, and more. In addition to perusing the many informative pages on our website, you can visit this blog for useful tips and updates about the solar industry.

Your Solar Questions Answered

Whether you want to get the most from your residential solar investment or want to know how a commercial solar PV system could support your business, you’ve come to the right place. In addition to what you’ll find on this blog, you can find answers to many of our most frequently asked questions on our FAQ page.

Answers You Can Trust

We install solar electric systems throughout the state of Maine, in Kennebunk, Cape Elizabeth, and beyond. We know a thing or two after years of experience in the field and always strive to share our expertise with you.

Brian from North Berwick, Maine

Solar Install in North Berwick, Maine

“My advice to someone who is on the fence about going solar is to go for it. Even if you think you have a less-than-ideal situation, get an evaluation to see the available options.“ After hearing my boss talk about how much he loved his solar panels and having two neighbors install panels on their… Read More


Thinking of going solar? Here Are The Top 7 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Installer in Maine.

With so many solar installers out there, it can be hard to determine which one is the best fit. Here are the top questions to ask solar contractors before hiring! You’ve done some research, decided that going solar is right for you, and now you’re ready to talk to solar companies about installing a solar… Read More


Joe from Lisbon, Maine

Photo of Install in Lisbon, Maine

Wondering what it is really like to have a solar installation at your home or office? Considering solar for your family? Hear from our current customers in Maine on what it is really like to invest in clean, local, and affordable solar energy. When thinking about Maine weather, most people would say that you’re more… Read More


When is the best time of year for a solar installation?

Installing Solar in Maine

There is no wrong time to go solar, but is there a best time? If you’ve ever had to make upgrades to your home, you know some home improvement projects are best completed during certain times of the year. For many, summer is the time to start home renovations and remodels. However, when upgrading your… Read More


Maine Solar Solutions Featured on 2020 Top Solar Contractors List

Maine Solar Solutions is a 2020 Top Solar Contractor

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is the immediate crisis unfolding at the moment, mitigating climate change is also an urgent issue. Solar PV installation is one way to help reduce greenhouse gases from fossil fuels. Solar Power World has recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Top Solar Contractors list…. Read More


Do I Need to Clean My Solar Panels?

Do I need to clean my solar panels?

With spring here and summer just around the corner, pollen, dust, sea salt is in the air, and it might eventually end up on your panels. As a solar owner, we know you are very conscious of anything that could affect the production of your array.  However, when it comes to cleaning your solar panels,… Read More


Saving Energy While Working From Home

Save Energy While Working From Home

As we work to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 virus for the foreseeable future, millions of us are suddenly working, teaching, exercising – all from home. And for many of us new housebound employees and families, there’s an unexpected expense waiting in the wings—a higher electric bill. Working from home often means lights are… Read More


Our Response to COVID-19

We are all in this together

To our valued customers and community members, This unprecedented public health crisis is impacting our communities in many ways, and Maine Solar Solutions is doing what we can to support the health and wellbeing of the communities we work and live. We have been closely monitoring national and state orders related to COVID-19 and taking… Read More


What Is The Difference Between 60 Cell and 72 Cell Solar Electric Panels?

At Maine Solar Solutions, our goal is to educate you about how solar works and inform you about the various types of solar panels that are available on the market. Whether you are considering a solar electric system for your home or commercial business, we begin our process by performing a thorough assessment of your… Read More


Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Goes Solar!

KCT Goes Solar!

Maine Solar Solutions has completed a 10,500 kilowatt (KW) solar electric installation for the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust (KCT). The 33 photovoltaic panels are roof-mounted on their headquarters located at 57 Gravelly Brook Road in Kennebunkport, Maine. Maine Solar Solutions (MSS) designed and installed Kennebunkport Conservation Trust’s solar electric system to cover 100% of their annual… Read More


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