Posts By: Tina Boniface

Dan Siddall, broker / owner of Lyons, CO Gateway Realty recently installed a 9.47kW solar system to power the business as well as to use clean renewable energy to charge the company vehicles, a Nissan Leaf and an electric golf cart. This is truly the definition of photosynthesis—turning sunlight into fuel. Boulder-based Independent Power Systems… Read More

Because of the design of the Wallace’s Longmont, CO home, there was not sufficient roof area for panels to generate the power they wanted.  After researching how a ground mount system might look and operate, they decided an AllEarth Solar dual-axis tracker was their best option. What prompted you to decide to invest in a… Read More

Independent Power Systems recently installed a second dual-axis solar tracker for the Millers in Longmont, CO. They now have one of only two dual-axis AllEarth Solar trackers making solar-generated electricity on the Colorado Front Range. What initially motivated you to consider a solar PV system for your home? Specifically, why did you ultimately choose a dual-axis… Read More

An environmental film producer for many years, now turned business development advisor – consultant to renewable energy and resource efficiency companies, Boston-area resident Eric Grunebaum had long been keeping his ear tuned to the residential solar industry. A few years ago he recognized what an excellent investment solar was and decided to get a solar… Read More

Richard Marchese contacted Independent Power Systems seeking an off-the-grid power system for his home which sits above the tiny town of Ward, Colorado at 9,500 feet on a south facing slope with a view of Colorado’s front range. A long-time on-and-off Boulderite, a self-professed sixties hippie of New Jersey origins, Richard is finally retiring to… Read More

Marty Butley contacted us to design a custom 20kW ground mounted array that integrated aesthetically with his landscape and fence line. He sought such a large system in order to meet the energy needs of his veterinarian business as well as his future acquisition of an electric vehicle. We were able to meet his very… Read More

The most efficient solar panel on the market is now available for home power generation. Avoid squandering roof space with a lesser solar panel. With an efficiency of over 22%, SunPower’s X22 360 watt panel offers more solar energy generation per square foot. The new X-Series residential panels convert more sunlight to electricity producing 38%… Read More

Get solar on your commercial building, reduce greenhouse emissions, save money, and greatly increase the value of your building. The C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) program for commercial properties has launched in Boulder county. The program will enable commercial property owners to finance up to 100% of the cost of a solar system (as… Read More

The Toor family’s Boulder home is a model of energy efficiency. Its walls and roof are well insulated; there is a solar thermal system on the south facing roof which provides all the hot water; heat is partially provided by a wood stove. Their electricity is fully provided by a grid-tied 2.87 kW solar PV… Read More