February 13, 2017

"Another challenge is overcoming the prevailing spirit of individualism in rural Maine. If multiple farmers come together, for example, they have a better chance at supporting a processing plant for the poultry they raise. If customers make a...

February 10, 2017

  "Solar advocates have argued that net metering helps sustain a small industry with growth potential. A 2015 report from Environment Maine found that Maine had the second-to-lowest capacity in New England, and The Solar Foundation pegged Maine’s...

February 10, 2017

"Maine business owners say the summit is a great opportunity. Vaughan Woodruff, Owner of Insource Renewables says, 'Rural Maine is an important issue for me. I’m a 6th generation Mainer. I have two young boys. And we have to solve the issues that...

February 10, 2017

  "Facing geographic isolation, aging and declining populations, paired with the loss of traditional manufacturing or mill jobs, it can be easy to feel pessimistic about the prospects of the state’s rural backbone. But pessimism was not the mood...

February 2, 2017

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, Maine's PUC announced their decision to revise Maine's net energy billing rules. Insource Renewables' owner, Vaughan Woodruff, joined Don Cookson of WZON's The Pulse Morning Show to discuss the PUC's new rules and...

January 12, 2017

“Solar energy experts will discuss how solar panels work, what makes a good site, and how much solar typically costs at a presentation entitled “Here Comes the Sun: Solar Power on MDI” at the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 5...

December 14, 2016

Vaughan Woodruff of Insource Renewables joined Steve Kahl at WERU studios to talk solar, the Maine Public Utilities Commission, and the state of solar in Maine. Listen to the podcast

December 12, 2016

Our owner, Vaughan Woodruff, has a couple of cameos in the current issue of Plumbing Engineer (p. 35) as a result of his work on development of the 2018 Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code for the the International Association of Plumbing and...

November 15, 2016

On November 16, 2016, the Natural Resources Council of Maine and Maine Conservation Voters will host a "Post-election Discussion on Climate and Clean Energy" at the Bangor Public Library. Insource Renewables' owner, Vaughan Woodruff, joined Don...

October 18, 2016

"However, during this review, the PUC gathered no evidence, despite the fact that commenters repeatedly asked the commission to complete some analysis of net metering before proposing changes, says the NRCM. 'The PUC failed to do its job, which...

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