Devens Zero Net-Energy Homeowner Collects First Rebate Check

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Devens zero net-energy homeowner collects first rebate check

By Mary E. Arata, marata@nashobapub.com

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…

Read more via Devens zero net-energy homeowner collects first rebate check – Sentinel & Enterprise.

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