Do you have a building that needs upgrades? Are you interested in going solar? Are you interested in a long-term, positive cash flow financing mechanism? The time is now! Building-owners who utilize C-PACE funding for an eligible project will repay the cost over a period of 20 years through an additional charge, or assessment, on […]
Agriculture Energy Efficiency Presentation with the Colorado Energy Office and the Colorado Department of Agriculture
The Solarize team invites Delta County residents to join them at 7pm Wednesday June 14th, at the Heritage Hall in Hotchkiss for an Agriculture Energy Efficiency Presentation with the Colorado Energy Office and the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
Colorado farmers spend more than $400 million annually on energy, equaling 7 percent of the industry’s total expenses. […]
The Solarize Delta County Farms program is officially in full-swing! Empowered Energy Systems, the program’s partner solar installation company, got to work on Wednesday, May 24 installing the first system of the program, which launched April 18 and will continue through July 18.
Solarize Delta County Farms is a community-powered outreach program presented by Solar […]
The Solarize team invites Delta County residents to join them to hear about Solarize Delta County Farms. Solarize Delta County Farms provides educational outreach to the community about solar and renewable energy, and it provides an exclusive program discount if you register before July 18.
Join us as we celebrate the next phase of Solarize on […]
Our third and final round of Solarize is focusing on farms and businesses, and we’re celebrating our launch with a special event at CB’s Tavern on April 26 at 5 p.m. To follow the overarching theme of this round of Solarize, we are also hosting a tour for interested business owners of the solar system […]
Delta County Contractors and Project Developers will have the opportunity to widen their client base under a new financing mechanism adopted in Delta County, C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy). Participating contractors must complete a C-PACE contractor application and attend an in-person contractor training. Solar Energy International and Delta County Economic Development have partnered with […]
The sun has set on the recent Solarize campaign, but the future of the solar market in Delta County is bright. Results of this program revealed that as a community, Delta County invested $500,000 in 150 kW of solar energy, achieving the $500 mark in a tiered rebate system. In total, this program has introduced […]
Last summer, solar installers Empowered Energy Systems of Hotchkiss were busy installing 23 new solar PV systems, contracted through Solarize North Fork Valley. Totally 120 kW, these projects joined the more than 300 other net-metered systems on DMEA’s grid. Add to this number the City of Delta Utility’s solar-powered homes and businesses and the countless […]
The future of energy in Rural America is unfolding right in our backyard. Last summer our local utility servicing Solar Energy International’s headquarters in Paonia, Colorado, Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), won a favorable ruling before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This decision recognizes DMEA’s right to step outside of their existing 40-year power contract […]
Kathy and Greg Thompson stand proudly in front of the ground mounted PV Array, one of the 23 installations completed as a part of Solarize North Fork Valley in the Spring and Summer of 2015. The Thompsons were like many others curious of solar and how it might benefit them. They’ve been interested in photovoltaic […]