Sunday, September 2, 2012

REA Dedicates Northern Colorado's First Solar Farm

Delicious. The first solar garden in Windsor, Colorado has popped up to feed the community with clean renewable power. Solar gardens are gaining steam across the country. These gardens are essentially a mini renewable power plant that people can buy into - people that are unable to purchase solar power on their own property for whatever reason, whether it be that they're renters, there are too many trees shading the property, or a homeowner just cannot afford the upfront capital outlay for a photovoltaic system that can meet their electricity needs. Solar gardens are just one piece of the proverbial renewable energy pie that this country must adopt on the road towards independence from fossil fuels. I'm happy to see that these are taking off in sunny Colorado and have been given a boost with the solar gardens law that Colorado passed in 2010.

3 comments:

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PENNY STOCK INVESTMENTS said...

Down on the solar farm.

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Wishful Thinking

*Before adding PV, wind, or solar thermal to your residential or commercial structure, the first step is to analyze this structure's energy consumption through a professional energy audit. I'd like to see some public education on the importance of an energy audit for any structure. Remember Smokey the Bear's forest fire shtick drilled into our heads over the last few decades? How about something like, "Henry the House" desperately wanting to know how much energy he consumes and wastes throughout the day?

*With over 300 sunny days a year on the Front Range is it too much to ask for solar PV and thermal modules on every residential and commercial unit (after an energy audit of course)?


*How about affordable plug-in electric cars that go more than 100 miles on a charge with PV and wind powered recharging stations?

*Dreaming of companies large and small adopting business sustainability practices to maximize profits, reduce their carbon footprint, and enhance the lives of their employees and the communities that surround them.

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