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Off-Grid vs. Grid-Tied: Which is Right for You?

  • Posted on 04/19/2018
  • Filed under: Off-Grid

Transitioning to solar power can be a daunting task. Wading through the wide range of options, terminology, and technologies can seem insurmountable – but it doesn’t have to be that way. Today, we’ll cover one of the most important decision you will face: off-grid, hybrid, or grid-tied systems. Each system has its own pros and […]

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A Brief History of Solar Energy

While solar energy has exploded in popularity and availability in the last two decades, it has a long history. Humans have been harnessing the power of the sun for thousands of years, and even the modern idea of solar-generated electricity dates back to 1839. We’re excited about both the past and the future of solar […]

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Going Off-Grid: Home Energy Saving Tips

Committing to living off the grid requires a serious look at your energy consumption. Even with improvements in energy efficiency, the explosion of consumer electronics has led to more and more devices drawing power in the average home. That is easy to forget when you are tied directly to the power grid. But it’s a […]

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What is Off-Grid Solar?

  • Posted on 03/08/2018
  • Filed under: Off-Grid

Solar power has experienced explosive growth over the past decade. Advances in technology, coupled with decreases in prices, have make solar achievable for a wide range of homes. All across the country, especially in sunny climates like Colorado, solar panels are dotting rooftops and empty spaces. But the vast majority of those systems are directly […]

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