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Community Solar Vs. Rooftop Solar

What’s the Difference, and What’s the Best Fit? Clean energy has been taking off in recent years, and solar has been leading the way. In 2020, solar represented 43% of all new electricity generating capacity installed in the United States. That’s more than any other technology for two years in a row! With this boom… Read More

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


The Solar Investment Tax Credit: Your Top Questions Answered

While 2020 provided plenty of challenges for solar, it ended on a hopeful note when Congress approved an extension of the 26% federal solar tax credit (ITC) for another two years. This is excellent news for anyone else who couldn’t take advantage of the ITC in 2020. Since then, we have had many questions about… Read More

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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. So 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… Read More

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


Maine PUC Rules Against Gross Metering

Maine PUC Rules Against Gross Metering

The Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) granted a petition to suspend so-called “gross metering” for medium and large electricity users, citing excessive costs to all ratepayers. “Gross metering” was adopted by the PUC roughly two years ago to replace net metering. Gross metering requires the installation of both extra and expensive metering equipment. These meters… Read More

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Going Solar with Maine Solar Solutions

Solar Panel Options

Our goal at Maine Solar Solutions is to provide you with the information that you need to make an informed decision. We take a consultative approach when working with our customers; communicating clearly and educating you about how solar works and what your options are. Step 1: Introductory Phone Call We’ll gather information about your… Read More

Interested in learning more about our process and what it takes to go solar in Maine? Contact us or call (207) 464-8084 today.


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