Salida, Colorado Solar Companies

By installing solar panels in Salida, 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 Salida, CO by exploring the City of Salida's website.

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"Going Solar" in Salida?

Installing solar panels in Salida

Salida’s economic survival is tied to the surrounding environment and a stable climate. The Arkansas River, which runs through the city, is the main provider of water for agriculture in the community, not to mention the main source of drinking water for residents.

The Arkansas River is fed by snowpack some 60 miles away from Salida, but climate change is unfortunately threatening that snowpack. Salida’s city government notes that snowpack in Colorado above 8,200 feet is expected to decline between 10% and 20% by 2050.

That change in snowpack could seriously impact Salida and all who rely on the Arkansas River for farming and survival. Global warming has accelerated over the years in part thanks to fossil fuel use, which adds to carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.

By reducing our reliance on those fossil fuels, we can slowly reduce or negate the effects of climate change and protect Salida for generations to come. That’s why more of Salida’s residents are embracing clean energy sources by installing solar panels on their homes or businesses.

Why go solar in Salida?
Access local incentives

The Salida City Council recognizes the need to promote solar energy, and offers local incentives to spur residents to install panels. You can receive a sales tax credit on the purchase of any solar power components in Salida, significantly reducing your installation costs.

Additionally, if you purchase electricity from Xcel Energy, you can enter into the utility’s Solar*Rewards Program. Solar*Rewards is a step-based rebate program that offers varying levels of rebate payments. Each level has a limited amount of space and is first-come, first-serve.

To discover which step the program is currently at, and your potential rebate, visit Xcel’s website and click “Current REC Prices and MW Confirmed.”

Promote renewable energy in Salida

By installing solar panels in Salida, you become a living testament to the efficacy of solar energy. When your family members, friends, and neighbors in Salida witness the successes you’re experiencing, they’ll make the switch to solar themselves.

Heading toward a sustainable future takes a group effort, and more residents in Colorado will need to join the push for renewables. If you’re interested in keeping Salida moving forward, contact solar installers located nearby. If you have further concerns about going solar, you can visit our Q&A section to speak with solar professionals and learn more.

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