Colorado Solar Electric - High Quality Solar Panels and Power Systems
Welcome to COSOLAR.COM!
We are a solar electric distribution company and authorized dealer for practically all US brands of solar equipment. Established in 2002 in New Castle, Colorado, a small town just outside of Glenwood Springs along I-70. Currently we have a 4,800 square foot warehouse stocking solar modules, racking, inverters, batteries, and anything else you may need for your solar application. Feel free to stop by if you are in the area! We are close to Gypsum, Avon, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Basalt, Snowmass, Aspen, Silt, Rifle, and Grand Junction.
Our goal is provide local installers, and “do-it-yourself-ers”, with all the necessary equipment and information from off-grid to grid intertied systems. We keep up to date with the newest technologies and best products for any type of solar electrical system and supply information for tax incentives and rebates, depending on your area.
Although Colorado Solar Inc. doesn’t currently install systems, we are more than happy to provide our customers with local contractors information. Please visit our store www.solarpanelstore.com for your online purchasing needs or give us a call (800) 766-7644 for all of your questions.
Over the years, solar power has evolved into a modular technology well suited to personal power generation.
If you are interested in a grid-tied (that is, connected to a utility) system, the size of the system is only limited by space constraints and your electric utility policies. This is the most efficient type of system and the energy from the solar panels is converted directly to standard AC power and synchronized with the utility. Any surplus energy is effectively sold to the utility instantly, so storing energy is not necessary. Optionally, a grid-tied system can include some energy storage to provide backup power during power failures.
If you are interested in a non-grid-tied (that is, not connected to a utility, also called Off-Grid or Standalone) system, the size of the system must be well matched to the electrical loads. This type of system also requires batteries, and usually a backup generator.
Specific information on both types of systems can be found on the next pages - Thanks for visiting.
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