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Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Independent Power Systems is a 2019 Top Solar Contractor
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Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Independent Power Systems is a 2019 Top Solar Contractor
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Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Independent Power Systems is a 2019 Top Solar Contractor
South facing aerial view of solar panels on Boulder Commons roof with Flatirons in the distance

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Independent Power Systems is a 2019 Top Solar Contractor
commercial building with solar panels on roof spelling "Howdy"

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Independent Power Systems is a 2019 Top Solar Contractor
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Ground-mounted solar array in front of cloudy sky

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

outdoor awning made of solar cells

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Mobile Solar Power system on grassy hill with mountains in the background

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

South facing aerial view of solar panels on Boulder Commons roof with Flatirons in the distance

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

commercial building with solar panels on roof spelling "Howdy"

Renewable energy without boundaries

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We've helped discerning home and business owners implement solar electric and backup systems for the greatest possible environmental benefits, increased asset values, cost savings, and security for over 20 years. Today, we are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

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Ground-mounted solar array in front of cloudy sky

Renewable energy without boundaries

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

outdoor awning made of solar cells

Renewable energy without boundaries

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Mobile Solar Power system on grassy hill with mountains in the background

Renewable energy without boundaries

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

South facing aerial view of solar panels on Boulder Commons roof with Flatirons in the distance

Renewable energy without boundaries

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

Building with the word "Howdy" written out in solar panels on roof

Renewable energy without boundaries

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

We are leaders in battery backup and battery-ready systems designed and installed to provide energy when it's needed most.

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Independent Power Systems - Rocky Mountain National Park Solar+Storage Install at the Trail Ridge Store

Building the future

Resilient Power
for the journey ahead

Independent Power Systems prioritizes robust, self-sufficient and sustainable equipment to ensure reliable energy when it’s needed most. We work with homeowners, business owners, consultants, nonprofits, utilities, and even our nation’s military to maximize returns and overcome energy challenges through unparalleled craftsmanship and excellence in design. 

What We
Design & Build

Residential

Reduce energy costs, do your part to reduce emissions, and increase the value and appeal of your home with solar. It’s that simple. We offer exclusive deals when combining home solar and components such as Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations or battery backups.

Commercial

Now, more than ever before, consumers are turning to sustainably-minded, socially-responsible businesses for their needs. With solar plus energy storage, your company will set itself apart when it comes to sustainability while also enjoying reduced operating costs and expenses. 

Off-Grid

We’ve been designing and installing off-grid energy systems since 1996 with applications from cabins in the mountains to water pumping for ranchers. Today, we’re still helping customers go off the grid with a variety of battery storage solutions and on-site power generation.

Microgrids

With our many microgrid partners, we can cut out the middlemen and complete your project from start to finish by identifying financial incentives and opportunities, understanding your local policies, designing your microgrid system,  and everything in between.

Independent Power Systems - Colorado Office

COLORADO

1501 Lee Hill Dr. #24
Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 443-0115
[email protected]

Independent Power Systems - Massachusetts Office

Massachusetts

(978) 998-4079
[email protected]

Independent Power Systems - Montana Office

MONTANA

2430 N 7th Ave #6
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 587-5295
[email protected]

Dedication to quality

Our excellence in Design and installation

The decades of experience from the leaders of our team combined with unmatched attention to detail and superior troubleshooting abilities have proven time and time again that no job is too complex. During the installation of your system, IPS works directly with manufacturers so you can get the most out of your manufacturing warranties and have a hands-off experience throughout your installation. With a full-time in-office service support staff, you can be sure to receive timely responses and complete customer service should you ever need any help.

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From The Blog

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Denver Green Building Ordinance
Denver's Green Building Ordinance

Denver has achieved an important environmental milestone with cost-effective options for buildings in Denver over 25,000 square feet in size.

Denver has achieved an important environmental milestone with cost-effective options for buildings in Denver over 25,000 square feet in size.

Denver has achieved an important environmental milestone with cost-effective options for buildings in Denver over 25,000 square feet in size.

Achieve LEED Certification with Solar Panels
Achieve LEED Certification with Solar Energy

SunPower solar panels have achieved “Cradle to Cradle” silver certification and the U.S. Green Building Council has recognized this achievement by offering more LEED certifying points accordingly.

SunPower solar panels have achieved “Cradle to Cradle” silver certification and the U.S. Green Building Council has recognized this achievement by offering more LEED certifying points accordingly.

SunPower solar panels have achieved “Cradle to Cradle” silver certification and the U.S. Green Building Council has recognized this achievement by offering more LEED certifying points accordingly.

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BUILDING ON MISSOULA’S 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY GOAL

Missoula, the second largest city in Montana, recently committed to 100% renewable energy.

Missoula, the second largest city in Montana, recently committed to 100% renewable energy.

Missoula, the second largest city in Montana, recently committed to 100% renewable energy.

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Claiming the 30% Solar Tax Credit Before it's too late

The solar tax credit is set to phase out starting in 2020 with 2019 being the last year eligible home and business owners can receive up to 30% of the total cost of their solar energy system back.

The solar tax credit is set to phase out starting in 2020 with 2019 being the last year eligible home and business owners can receive up to 30% of the total cost of their solar energy system back.

The solar tax credit is set to phase out starting in 2020 with 2019 being the last year eligible home and business owners can receive up to 30% of the total cost of their solar energy system back.

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GETTING STARTED WITH THE MASSACHUSETTS SMART SOLAR PROGRAM

The SMART Program is a statewide incentive program to make it affordable for Massachusetts homeowners and business owners to invest in solar energy and battery storage technology.

The SMART Program is a statewide incentive program to make it affordable for Massachusetts homeowners and business owners to invest in solar energy and battery storage technology.

The SMART Program is a statewide incentive program to make it affordable for Massachusetts homeowners and business owners to invest in solar energy and battery storage technology.

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Expiring Incentives

Claim the 30% Solar Tax Credit before it’s too late!

The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) allows you to deduct 30% of the price of your system from your taxes. However, beginning in 2020, the value of the ITC will decrease until it is completely phased out for residential customers in 2023. Don’t miss out on this amazing incentive!

Partner with Independent Power Systems to claim the 30% solar tax credit before it's too late!
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We’re here to help

Your Local Energy Pioneers

Resiliency Projects worldwide

Multi-measure energy efficiency solutions

Custom Project Design for greatest technical value

Premium products with industry-leading warranties

Multiple financing options

Proprietary smart solar solutions

Years in the Business

With our years of experience, we’ve seen all of the twists and turns that the solar industry has had over the last few decades and we know what works and what doesn’t.

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We work with a variety of different types of customers and have done projects all over the world. With this much solar installed, we are so proud to have had a part in pushing the needle toward a renewable energy future.

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The roots of our business began in off-grid renewables, so we know batteries as well as we know solar and can take on the complexities of going off the grid because it’s in our blood.

We only partner with the best

We pride ourselves on providing the premium solutions you need to keep the lights on—anywhere, anytime.

Independent Power Systems is a partner of STEM Energy Super Intelligence
Independent Power Systems partners with Outback Power
Independent Power Systems is a Blue Ion Dealer
Independent Power Systems provides Sun Xtender renewable energy batteries
Independent Power Systems provides is a SunPower Elite Dealer
Independent Power Systems provides SolarEdge equipment
Independent Power Systems is a preferred dealer of sonnen batteries
Independent Power Systems provides all Earth Solar Trackers
Independent Power Systems is a partner of STEM Energy Super Intelligence
Independent Power Systems partners with Outback Power
Independent Power Systems is a Blue Ion Dealer
Independent Power Systems provides Sun Xtender renewable energy batteries
Independent Power Systems provides is a SunPower Elite Dealer
Independent Power Systems provides all Earth Solar Trackers
Independent Power Systems is a preferred dealer of sonnen batteries
Independent Power Systems provides SolarEdge equipment

“As one of the Founding Members of the Pet Sustainability Coalition, we demand continuous improvements in our ‘Green Pawprint’. Reducing the use of fossil fuels via solar is a great way to do that. It also saves our company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Our Kong team, our customers and I love solar!”

KD Freuh

President, KONG Company

“It’s cool that the system doesn’t require you to do ‘x, y, z.’ You don’t have to turn the panels to face the sun. There aren’t any switches. It just does what it does—it’s as reliable as the water. There’s no burden on me. I thought there would be more involvement.”

Kate Frazier

Homeowner, Holiday Development

“As the leading manufacturer of waders and related apparel for the fishing industry, we’ve been trying to conserve energy and do the right thing for the environment, which is such a big part of our business.”

Robert Gibson Sr.

Director of Operations, SIMMS Fishing Headquarters

Explore the Blog

Together we shine brighter

The beautiful thing about working for a solar company is that we get to live out our ideals and never have to question whether or not our work is making a difference in the world. In light of this, we empower our employees to contribute to our blog in order to foster discussions that are important to them. Read more from the IPS team including their industry insights and community involvement. 

Off-grid Solutions

Blue Ion 2.0

Super high performance and exceptional durability means that your system is getting the best value for off-grid living.

Independent Power Systems is a Blue Ion Dealer

A Few of Our Clients

Building the Future

One System at a Time

Day in and day out we deliver the products and services we would want in our own homes to our clients and customers to help solve their energy challenges. We do this by choosing only the best, safest, and most long-lasting products available to design a system that will continue to perform year after year.