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Brooks couple to discuss solar energy April 3

Mar 26, 2021

Brooks — Jennifer and Hans Albee of ReVision Energy will talk about the opportunities and challenges of solar energy in Waldo County in a Zoom presentation at noon on Saturday, April 3.

Sponsored by Waldo County Democrats,the event is free and open to the public. Preregistration is required at bit.ly/WaldoCountySolar or by emailing info@waldocountydemocrats.com.

The Albees will discuss solar industry growth in Maine and in Waldo County, how the industry developed locally, and the promise of renewable energy for the rural Maine economy, including workforce opportunities and challenges.

The Albees live with their son Turner in Brooks. Jen is a seventh-generation Mainer with a love of the environment from her first job harvesting vegetables at an organic farm in Jefferson and selling them at a small farm market in Round Pond. She is a graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass.

Hans is a licensed professional engineer in Maine and New Hampshire. Growing up on the farm at the Chewonki Foundation in Wiscasset gave Hans a love of the natural world and a special appreciation for the part of Maine where the land meets the sea. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he earned BA and BE degrees, specializing in mechanical engineering. He also serves as chief of the Brooks Fire Department.

The Albees work at the Liberty location of ReVision Energy, a 100% employee-owned, Certified B Corporation operating in Maine and New Hampshire (revisionenergy.com).

For more information, contact Sara Salley, 232-1028 or sarasalley@outlook.com.

 

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