Colorado Solar News & Press
Pueblo Regional Building Department Commits to Solar Power with Photon Brothers
Local solar company Photon Brothers announces their partnership with the Pueblo Regional Building Department and have installed a new 57-kilowatt system on their existing downtown Pueblo building, leading the city to almost $1,000,000 in savings on their energy bill throughout the next 30 years. The solar panel project was installed last month with energy savings already underway for the Department.
Coronavirus cost Colorado’s solar industry thousands of jobs, but there’s one bright spot
The solar power industry has been hammered by the pandemic economy with the loss of tens of thousands of jobs nationally and Colorado facing an estimated 2,400 solar jobs gone by June. Yet one niche market is fitfully soldiering on in the state: home rooftop solar.
Pueblo Solar Company Joins Worldwide Network of Design Centers
Photon Brothers, a Pueblo-based solar installer, has been selected as a SunPower master dealer, with a ribbon cutting for its design center at 4921 N. Elizabeth St. scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Friday. The local center is part of a worldwide network of more than 1,800 companies that sell, install and service SunPower products, which are touted as the most advanced and energy-efficient solar panels in the world.
Photon Brothers is Now a Proud Member of COSEIA
Photon Brothers is happy to announce that we are a member of COSEIA, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association! COSEIA is a statewide organization that promotes the expansion of the solar and storage industry and technologies. COSEIA works hard to develop new policies and advocate for them. This organization has been a big contributor to the solar industry by creating new policies and programs each year.
Green Roof Initiative
This past November, Denver took a huge step in combating climate change. This large city passed the “Denver Green Roof Initiative”, which requires buildings with a floor area of 25,000 square feet or more to have solar power, or a green roof.
Backup Battery vs. Generator for Your Home – Which is Better?
If you’re looking into a whole-home generator to safeguard against power outages, you may be surprised to hear that a home battery can be equally effective as a backup power source. In fact, certain batteries like the Tesla Powerwall don’t even require solar panels.