Posts Tagged: residential solar

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

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 benefits of a tracker solar system: on and off the grid Tracking solar arrays are a beautiful thing to behold; like sunflowers they optimize their energy absorption by following the path of the sun throughout the day. Trackers come in two basic designs: single and dual axis. The latter type maintains perfect perpendicular orientation… 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

Blast from the past! We installed this Montana residential solar system in 2010. The happy homeowners have generated thousands of kilowatt-hours from this bad boy. Today, we are able to fit way more power into the same amount of space thanks to innovative SunPower technology. Specs: –  (27) 230 Watt SunPower modules –  (1) SunPower… Read More