Solar Power Systems
Solar energy is an abundant resource in the mountain west, and in Colorado we have over 300 sunny days a year. The power of the sun can be harnessed to generate various forms of energy that we can use to power and heat our homes and businesses. Solar Photovoltaic is one form of solar power that can be used to generate electricity, Solar Thermal is another form that can be used to heat hot water, space heating, swimming pools, and spas.
Renewable Energy Specialists (RES) designs, installs, and services solar electric systems for homes in Colorado. Take advantage of the benefits of solar energy for your home today. With solar photovoltaic systems from RES you can make a positive environmental impact, reduce your utility payments, gain energy independence, and add to the value of your home.
Renewable Energy Specialists (RES) offers turnkey services for your commercial solar electric project or can assist with any part of the process. RES has been at the forefront of industry quality and trends with cutting-edge practices, technology applications, and best-in-class warranties and customer service. We are a dedicated partner in developing solar projects and work with our clients to define expectations, adapt to challenges, and implement successful projects. Installing a solar electric system is a smart long-term investment that will provide decades of clean, renewable electricity, as well as solid financial returns for system owners and investors. As with any large capital investment, having a trusted partner with in-depth knowledge of the industry and technology is critical to its success.
Off-grid and Battery Backup PV
Off-grid PV systems are commonly used when utility power is not available either because it’s too costly to run utility lines or because it’s not practical. Battery backup PV systems are commonly used to provide backup power whenever utility power is lost and safeguards appliances and other critical loads from being without power for extended periods of time. Off-Grid/Battery Backup PV systems are some of the most complex of all renewable energy systems, with over 14 years of experience designing and installing these systems, you can trust RES will install your system correctly and efficiently.
Solar Thermal provides an energy efficient method to heat water for space heating and domestic hot water use. According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Colorado has the best climate in the country for solar thermal efficiency. Whether it’s installing a small domestic hot water heating system or a large space heating system, you can trust RES to design and install an efficient and reliable solar thermal system that will meet your needs and withstand the test of time.
Solar energy makes financial sense as well. Rebates and tax credits combine to significantly offset your costs. The investment you make in your solar electric system will protect you from rising electricity prices for years to come, while offering a better return than treasury bonds or CDs—and less volatility than stocks. You’ll enjoy watching your meter “spin backward,” lowering your utility bills and adding value to your home.
Solar systems today have come a long way from systems of the past. Most new systems are capable of recording and displaying power production in real-time. Click on the figure below to see power production from the 5kW array located at the RES facilitiy.