Category: Solar News

Solar as Least Cost Resource

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Encouraging news from our friends at the Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA) about the cost effectiveness of renewable energy as a grid power source. From MREA: “All, I wanted to pass along a couple of recent important decisions deeming solar [&hellip… Read More

Help Protect Net Metering in Colorado

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Join the Rally to Protect Net Metering! From the Vote Solar Initiative “Rooftop solar is helping Colorado build a cleaner, safer and lower cost energy supply. It’s great news for Coloradans, but now Xcel Energy is asking to change the [&hellip… Read More

SunPower Produces More Energy In Partial Shade

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PV Evolution Labs evaluated the performance of SunPower’s Maxeon cell technology under partially shaded conditions compared with standard efficiency panels. The results are compelling. Put simply, SunPower produces more energy in partial shade. Learn more about the test in the [&hellip… Read More

IPS Wins 2013 SunPower Dealer Excellence Award

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Independent Power Systems is proud to announce that we’ve been recognized with the SunPower Dealer Excellence Award for the first half of 2013. IPS is certain to continue providing its customers and the Rocky Mountain region with sales, service and [&hellip… Read More

SunPower Cell Architecture Makes a Difference

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We received this confirmation today that SunPower is different and produces more energy. 1.More Energy Today. Higher output per rated watt: Solar is about energy, not just solar panels. The energy output that the panels produce (kWhs) is the real [&hellip… Read More

IPS Recognized for Leadership in Recycling

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Last year IPS accepted the Western Disposal Diversion Challenge and guess what? By recycling, IPS diverted 88% of it’s waste from landfills in 2012. Tony was at the Boulder Earth Conference today to accept the award. Robert Kennedy was on [&hellip… Read More

Power Tower to be Commissioned

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Whitehall High School Commemorates Installation of State of the Art Solar and Wind Power Generation and Education Platform Bozeman, MT. – May, 20th 2013 – Independent Power Systems and Whitehall School will celebrate the commissioning of the recently installed Power [&hellip… Read More

Support SB 252 – Renewable Energy for Rural Colorado

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Ask Gov. Hickenlooper to support Senate Bill 252! It’s easy. Call the Governor’s office at 303-866-2471, tell him why you think this bill is good for Colorado. What is SB 252? It will require the rural electric cooperatives to double [&hellip… Read More

SunPower Takes the Podium!

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Award winnning solar panels are just one reason IPS is proud to be a SunPower Elite Dealer. It was announced today that SunPower modules took the top three spots in the the PHOTON International 2012 module yield test. “One manufacturer in [&hellip… Read More

Update on HB394 and HB429

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We had great hearings on SB 247 (to raise the net metering cap) and HB 394 (aggregate net metering) this week.  THANK YOU to everyone that participated by calling or emailing legislators or testifying at the hearings!  Unfortunately SB 247 [&hellip… Read More

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