Silt, Colorado Solar Companies

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

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"Going Solar" in Silt?

Installing solar panels in Silt

Located in Garfield County, the town of Silt has seen huge changes over the past decade. The once quiet fields surrounding the town are now abuzz with the sound of natural gas fracking operations, as more than 8,000 wells have been dug.

National Public Radio’s report “Close Encounters with Gas Well Pollution” tells the story of Silt local Tim Ray and his “close encounters” with fracking operations in the town. He notes that drilling rigs are so close to his house, that he and his neighbors have referenced that Steven Spielberg film to describe what they’re seeing – flashing lights and unknown smoke plumes.

Worries over natural gas drilling are causing many in Silt to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels, as they witness how damaging extraction can be. Not only is fracking an eyesore to many of these residents, but it also poses health concerns.

Hoping to spark change on the local level, people in Silt are increasingly turning to solar to power their homes and businesses. As people across Colorado see how solar has benefited Silt, they’ll make the switch themselves and hopefully reduce fracking operations in the region.

Why go solar in Silt?
Access local incentives

Going solar was once considered too expensive for the average family to choose. However, local incentives offered by utilities in Silt make solar more affordable than ever before.

Depending on you electricity provider, you’ll have several incentives to go solar. If you purchase electricity from Holy Cross Energy, you can receive a rebate worth $1.50 per watt of installed capacity, up to $9,000.

If you’re an Xcel Energy customer, you can enter into the utility’s Solar*Rewards Program, which offers rebates based on how much electricity you produce. Incentives are on a step-based system, offering varying levels of payment. Each level has a limited amount of space, so be sure to sign up as quickly as possible to receive the best rebate you can.

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.”

Reduce your reliance on fossil fuels

You’ve seen the damage fracking has caused to the region surrounding Silt, and understand that something must be done. Only by reducing demand for natural gas and embracing renewable energy can Silt lead change in the region.

If you’re interested in leading that movement, contact solar panel installers located near Silt. If you have further concerns about going solar, you can visit our Q&A section to speak with solar professionals.

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