Boulder, Colorado Solar Companies

By installing solar panels in Boulder, you're saving money, keeping your energy producing dollars in the community and reducing pollution.

Whether or not you decide to go "Solar", we encourage you to educate yourself and explore what decisions are being made politically in Boulder, CO by exploring the City of Boulder's website.

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"Going Solar" in Boulder?

Installing solar panels in Boulder

Boulder is a national leader in solar energy, boasting one of the highest per capita solar installation rates in the USA. Since 2007, over 2,016 solar energy systems have been installed in Boulder, helping to reduce carbon emissions and utility bills across the city.

Currently, there is approximately 15 MW of solar energy capacity installed in Boulder, encompassing residential and community solar energy systems. This high level of capacity has, in part, been fueled by Boulder’s friendly outlook toward solar in the city.

By offering incentives to "go solar" and exploring the future possibilities of solar technologies, the City of Boulder is dedicated to increasing the percentage of renewable energy use in the area.

Why go solar in Boulder?
Access local solar incentives

Boulder’s positive outlook toward renewable energies is reflected in the local incentives it offers to residents who install solar panels.

When installing solar panels on your home or business within Boulder, you can claim a 15% sales and use tax rebate on your system. This is on top of already significant tax credits and rebates from federal and state governments and local utility sources.

Additionally, most Boulder residents purchase power from Xcel Energy. Xcel offers a Solar*Rewards Program to spur more residents to go solar, giving out rebates based on how much solar energy a system generates.

Through the Solar*Rewards Program, you can earn $0.11 per kWh over the course of 10 years. For the average 5 kW system, this calculates to nearly $7,000.

Help keep Boulder environmentally friendly

Recently, Boulder installed their first community solar garden, set to generate 830,000 kWh of power in the first year of its operation. Over the course of 20 years, the garden will offset over 15,000 tons of carbon dioxide.

You can help add to this reduction by installing solar panels on your home or business, lowering Boulder’s carbon footprint for years to come. The average solar energy system in Boulder could offset 255,000 pounds of CO2 over the course of 25 years.

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can save money and reduce your climate impact, contact solar installers in Boulder. Be sure to explore other customer reviews to find which installer fits your needs, and leave your own feedback to help future solar pioneers.

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