Colorado 303-443-0115
Montana 406-412-3595
Top
Independent Power Systems Boulder County Courthouse Get A Free Quote

Local Solar Installers Team Up

Two local Colorado solar installers, Independent Power Systems and Namaste Solar, teamed up to install a 9.9 kW solar power system on the Boulder County Courthouse. Its estimated energy production is 13,898 kWh per year.

Project Highlights

Location: Boulder, Colorado
System Size: 9.9 kW
Est. Annual Energy Production: 13,898 kWh
Project Type: Commercial Solar
Client: Boulder County

SOLAR ON THE BOULDER COUNTY COURTHOUSE

The roof of the west wing of the Boulder County Courthouse now features a 9.9 kW solar power system with 46 high-efficiency SunPower SPR-215 panels. It produces approximately 13,989 kWh per year. The project is part of an ongoing effort by the county to highlight its use of alternative energy and to show how renewable energy can be incorporated into an operation like county government.

“This is a community that stands at the forefront of environmental sustainability, and we hope that we can provide a role model for others to follow,” said Boulder County Commissioner Tom Mayer in a statement.

This system will save local taxpayers an estimated sum of $45,000 over 30 years, and will reduce carbon emissions by 853,890 lbs. The courthouse is located in the downtown Pearl Street district, Boulder’s famed outdoor pedestrian mall. Visitors to the Pearl Street Mall will be able to track the benefits of the Courthouse solar electric system through an interactive computer kiosk that will be installed in front of the Courthouse.

Two local installation companies, Independent Power  and Namaste Solar, have voluntarily teamed up for this landmark project. “Since we all work together in the field and share a concern for the quality of our environment and a belief in the benefits of renewable solar power, we see each other as collaborators and not competitors,” says Ray Tuomey, co-founder of Namaste Solar.

“We wanted to do something that would benefit the city where we work, says Barton Churchill, project manager for Independent Power. Together, we are providing the County with the highest levels of performance, reliability, and value. The installation will deliver reliable, clean solar power to the Courthouse for years to come. We’ve enjoyed working together—our crews are already asking when we can do more projects together.”

  • Afghanistan
  • Alpine Botanicals
  • Arby's Bozeman
  • Belgrade Professional Center
  • Billings Food Bank
  • Bloomin
  • Boulder Commons
  • Boulder County Courthouse
  • Boulder Housing Partners
  • Boulder Nissan
  • Boulder Valley Christian Church
  • Bozeman City Hall
  • Bozeman Public Library
  • Cartwright Building
  • Centennial Immigration Center
  • Centura Health Clinic
  • Christ The King Lutheran Church
  • Colorado College
  • Coors Field
  • Coyote Mountain Lodge
  • Death Valley
  • Denver Beer
  • Diego Garcia
  • Discovery Lodge
  • Fergus Electric Coop Solar Garden
  • First Bank
  • Helena Food Share
  • Holiday Condos
  • Holiday Neighborhood Boulder
  • Howdy
  • Kong
  • Kyocera
  • Lewistown Public Library
  • Mountain Sun Brewery
  • New Frontier Research And Technology
  • Pharmaca
  • Red Lodge Carnegie Library
  • Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Trail Ridge Store
  • Simms Fishing Headquarters
  • Sparkfun Electronics
  • St James Episcopal Church
  • Sterling University Peaks
  • Trojan Storage
  • University Corporation For Atmospheric Research Ucar
  • Via Mobility
  • Weld County Garage
  • Whitehall Power Tower
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • BVCC
  • Rocky Mountain ECODHARMA Retreat Center
  • Weld County Garage
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • City of Boulder
  • Denver Beer Co.
  • National Park Service
Real Reviews Hear From Our Valued Customers
“Building Green Custom Homes” - Jeff H