Posts Categorized: IPS in the News

Solar as Least Cost Resource

Encouraging news from our friends at the Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA) about the cost effectiveness of renewable energy as a grid power source: Minn. judge tells Xcel Energy to pick solar over gas Daniel Cusick, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 A state administrative law judge has given Minnesota’s nascent solar industry a huge… Read More

We received this confirmation today that SunPower is different and produces more energy. 1.More Energy Today. Higher output per rated watt: Solar is about energy, not just solar panels. The energy output that the panels produce (kWhs) is the real value. SunPower fE20 (327’s) were found to produce an average of 8% more energy per… Read More

Last year IPS accepted the Western Disposal Diversion Challenge and guess what? By recycling, IPS diverted 88% of it’s waste from landfills in 2012. Tony was at the Boulder Earth Conference today to accept the award. Robert Kennedy was on hand to deliver the keynote address, and discuss solar with Tony. Learn more at http://thediversionchallenge.org/index.html (opens… Read More

Whitehall High School Commemorates Installation of State of the Art Solar and Wind Power Generation and Education Platform Bozeman, MT. — May, 20th 2013 — Independent Power Systems and Whitehall School will celebrate the commissioning of the recently installed Power Tower, a solar and wind hybrid power generating station, with a ribbon cutting ceremony May… Read More