Will solar power in Maine catch on?

Posted April 18, 2011, at 7:19 p.m.
Last modified April 19, 2011, at 10:16 a.m.

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Will solar power in Maine catch on?

As prices fall on the equipment, more and more Mainers are buying solar power systems — for hot water and electricity. Will it catch on and begin to make up a sizable portion of the state’s energy portfolio? Or is it impractical in this climate?

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