Solar Power…..Getting Green for Going Green 

The Maine Public Utilities Commission will be rewarding homes and small businesses with green, when going green. New federal funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and another year’s funding from existing state sourses will give back money to thoes who use solar energy systems. Thermal incentives are set at 25% of the system, with a $1,000 maximum.While thoes with photo-voltaic systems will be given back $2 per watt, with a maximum of $2,000. To be eligible, a certified professional from PUC must preform the installation.