Build back better: Solar energy in Waldo County

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Jennifer and Hans Albee, of Brooks, will talk about the opportunities and challenges of solar energy in Waldo County on Saturday April 3, at noon via Zoom. The event is sponsored by the Waldo County Democrats and is free and open to the public.

They will speak about how the solar industry is growing in Maine and in Waldo County. They will discuss how the solar industry developed locally and the promise that renewable energy can bring to the rural Maine economy with an emphasis on workforce opportunities and challenges. 

To register for this free one-hour Zoom event go to or email

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. Jen is a graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he earned a B.A. and B.E., specializing in mechanical engineering. He also serves as Chief of the Brooks Fire Department.

Hans and Jennifer work at the Liberty location of ReVision Energy, a 100% employee-owned, Certified B Corporation operating in Maine and New Hampshire (

Contact: Sara Salley, 232-1028,

Event Date: 

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 12:00pm