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SEI’s local solar initiative, Solarize, concludes with over 400kW of solar installed in Delta County

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Solarize Delta County Farms has officially come to a close, and the cumulative success of all three Solarize campaigns can finally be revealed. The final results are: nearly 60 new solar installs equaling over 400kW, nine new jobs, and over $1.5 million invested by community members in solar energy in Delta […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Categories: Charitable Programs, eNewsletter, Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on SEI’s local solar initiative, Solarize, concludes with over 400kW of solar installed in Delta County

Solarize Delta County Farms Enters Its Final Month!

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Solarize Delta County Farms, a community-powered outreach program offering a streamlined process to go solar by partnering with a local installer, is entering its final month. After 10 weeks of 20 outreach events reaching over 500 community members, the program is entering its final three weeks and registration closes on July […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on Solarize Delta County Farms Enters Its Final Month!

Calling all business and farm owners! Upcoming C-PACE Presentation in Delta

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 […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on Calling all business and farm owners! Upcoming C-PACE Presentation in Delta

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. […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on Agriculture Energy Efficiency Presentation with the Colorado Energy Office and the Colorado Department of Agriculture

Solarize Delta County Farms Celebrates First Install of the Program!

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 […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on Solarize Delta County Farms Celebrates First Install of the Program!

Solarize Delta County Announces Launch Event!

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 […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog, Solarize Events|Comments Off on Solarize Delta County Announces Launch Event!

Interested Business Owners Invited to Tour ProSpace Solar System Before Launch Event

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 […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog|Comments Off on Interested Business Owners Invited to Tour ProSpace Solar System Before Launch Event

Calling All Contractors and Project Developers: C-PACE Workshop in Delta County

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 […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Solarize Blog|Comments Off on Calling All Contractors and Project Developers: C-PACE Workshop in Delta County

Results are in, Solarize Delta County yields 150kW

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 […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: Solarize Blog|Comments Off on Results are in, Solarize Delta County yields 150kW

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Neighbors are Going Solar

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 […]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Solarize Blog|Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons Why Your Neighbors are Going Solar