Devens zero net-energy homeowner collects first rebate check
By Mary E. Arata, firstname.lastname@example.org
DEVENS — As the snowy season begins, a bright spot was celebrated by a Devens couple who have received their first electricity rebate check. In effect, they’ve caused their electric meter to spin — backwards.
It’s all thanks to their 7.6-kilowatt roof-mounted solar array.
In October 2011, Frank and Yu-Chi Lin closed on their Greek revival-styled home on Adams Circle. Two months later, their solar farm atop their 1,950-square-foot “zero net-energy” home — consisting of 33 solar panels, each capable of generating 230 watts of power — was switched online…