Posts Tagged: solar PV

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

IPS has installed a 50kW solar system on the Boulder Nissan dealership; this plus the upcoming LED lighting retrofit, will allow Boulder Nissan to reduce their electricity usage from coal by 65%! Project UPDATE:   IPS in the news!! “It’s so exciting” says a gleeful Nigel Zeid, EV (electric vehicle) specialist at the Boulder, Colorado Nissan… Read More

The Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA) recently interviewed Independent Power Systems’ founder and CEO, Tony Boniface. In July 2016 MREA talked with Tony Boniface, owner and President of Independent Power Systems, about installing the first net metered system in Montana and how his small Bozeman business expanded to three states and several dozen employees. How… 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

Over the years, I have been asked whether or not PV systems emit significant levels of electromagnetic radiation or in industry parlance, electromagnetic interference or ‘EMI’. EMI is also called radio frequency interference or RFI. Many electronic devices emit some levels of electromagnetic radiation; the amount and type is regulated by the FCC (Federal Communications… 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