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Articles About Colorado Solar

Below you’ll find links to everything we’ve written about solar panels in Colorado.

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Affordable Solar Power for Low-Income Families: Colorado

Note: the low-income solar program described below currently exists in Colorado, but with limited funding, it appears as though it won’t be helping any more homeowners install solar on their homes. That’s too bad, because for the 300 households it covered, the program was quite successful. If you are unable to afford the upfront cost […]

Last modified: August 7, 2019

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Are Homes With Solar Really Worth More?

  For years, we’ve been talking about how much solar panels increase the value of your home. We use a simple calculation to determine the increase in value: We add the energy savings you’ll see per year for 20 years. Well, it looks like we’re not just blowing solar smoke; study after study has shown that […]

Last modified: April 9, 2019

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Want Solar in Colorado? Please Yell at Your State Regulator

photo: Flickr/db*photography Just read the news that Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest utility, wants to tack on another fee for generating solar power. See this little article here. No matter what state you live in, there’s a battle going on in the solar industry between “distributed solar power” (small little solar generators like homeowners) and “utility […]

Last modified: December 18, 2015

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