Posts Tagged: SunPower

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

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

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

The SIMMS Fishing headquarters in Bozeman, MT proudly shows off a 44.35 kW SunPower solar system.The SIMMS Fishing array serves as a symbol of their great respect for the great outdoors. Their  production facility and headquarters and since fish depend on a clean environment and they are doing their part to keep the water clean…. Read More