Selecting Residential Grid-Tied Inverters

When we think of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, it is easy to focus most of our attention on the most visible components of the system – the solar modules. While there are some key considerations when selecting modules, most reputable modules…

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Solar in Maine? Really?

If a friend in Phoenix was going to buy solar for their home, a pretty common response might be, “They sure get a lot of sun in Phoenix. That sounds like a pretty good investment.” A friend in Bangor, Maine buying…

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WABI-TV – Colby College Hosts Energy Fair

Yvette Meunier and Vaughan Woodruff of Insource Renewables made cameos on the weekend news at the Waterville Home Energy Show. The show featured a handful of energy efficiency and renewable energy contractors in the area. View the segment.

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Are All Solar Modules Created Equal?

Solar modules are pretty magical. The idea that exposing materials to the sun can make electrons move to create an electrical current can be hard to fathom for those of us who are visual learners. That these modules can generate…

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A reader of Home Power magazine had a question about whether solar radiant heating might be a good match for his new construction project. Our owner, Vaughan Woodruff, provided a response. Read the column.

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