portland press herald

PORTLAND PRESS HERALD – Maine business equips sheds with solar panels for better energy return

March 26, 2017

UNITY — Matt Wagner decided one day to stop by an Amish-run business that builds mostly sheds and some tiny homes.

Wagner, who lives in Knox and is a project manager for Insource Renewables, went to Backyard Buildings in Unity to meet with a contractor, but he left with a realization.

“We had a lot of mutual interests in solar and deploying solar and doing it at a reasonable price,” Wagner said.

And so came the idea for solar sheds. They’re built just like any other shed, but feature a saltbox-style roof equipped with an array of solar panels.

Read the article.