Helena Food Share
  • Helena Food Share
    Helena Food Share

    Powering a Local Food Pantry

    IPS installed a 2.45 kW commercial solar power array on the roof of the Lewis Street Pantry location of the Helena Food Share in Helena, Montana.

    Project Highlights

    Location: Helena, Montana

    System Size: 2.45 kW

    Project Type: Commercial Solar

    Client: Helena Food Share


Since 1987, Helena Food Share has provided emergency food to our neighbors in the greater Helena community. In 2007, IPS installed a 2.45 kW commercial solar power system on the roof of the Lewis Street Pantry at 1616 Lewis St. The system features 14 BP 175 watt solar panels and a Xantrex 2.5 240v solar inverter. This system was able to qualify for a solar grant from NorthWestern Energy. Learn more about Helena Food Share and how to get involved on their website.

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Why Choose IPS?

  • We Strive to Be the Best

    Because the owner of Independent Power Systems is a Master Electrician and Engineer, delivering high-quality products with superior design is a founding principle of our company.

  • Free No-Pressure Estimate

    We don't believe in pressuring our customers to commit. We want what is best for you, your wallet, and our environment and we are happy to be your partner through the process.

  • Premium Products & Equipment

    We are a SunPower Elite Dealer and one of the only local companies offering the SunVault Battery. We are also the only Blue Ion and Humless dealer in all of Colorado!

  • Established Reputation

    IPS is one of the oldest solar companies in both Colorado and Montana. We focus on quality workmanship and will provide you with options to fit your budget and your need!

  • Wide Range of Battery Options

    We have the widest range of battery options in the state of Colorado! From AGM to SunPower and Blue Ion and more! We offer safe, long-lasting options that get the job done!

  • We Don't Do "Cookie Cutter" Systems

    We will work with you to build a custom system that will give you the most value and offer the most savings for your own personal situation.

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