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Residential Solar

Thinking About a Solar PV System for Your Home?

SoL Energy has been installing custom, home solar systems and building trusted relationships with home owners in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2003. Installing a solar system on your home is a good decision for your family, your wallet, and the environment; and SoL Energy will make sure you get the system you need supported by the the expertise you expect and the customer service you deserve. See below for more information on installing a residential solar system at your home.

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Man standing in front of home with solar panels installed on the roof
Man, Woman and baby standing in front of a house with solar panels installed

Financing & Incentives


With today’s financing, you could trade your electric bill for a low-cost loan to finance your home solar system; with no money down and free electricity once it’s paid off.

By first reducing the upfront cost of your system with rebates and tax incentives and taking advantage of a low-cost loan to pay the balance. Your Sol Energy project manager will make sure you take advantage of any rebates and incentives you are eligible for and help you explore your financing options to cover the remaining cost.

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Storage Batteries


Storage Batteries offer both homeowners and commercial business owners many benefits to assure continuous availability of electric power.

Did you know that your solar system shuts off when the grid goes down. During power outages, the utility grid mandates solar systems to turn off. This prevents the ability of your solar system to feed power to the grid and to your home/business. A solar storage battery system can automatically isolate your solar system from the grid and will keep your family powered up.

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Solar Power Panels

Ready to switch to solar? 

Solar Systems Benefit Your Family, Your Wallet, and the Environment


What happens next?

Step 1 - Request Consultation

We’ll help you determine how much of your current electrical usage could be generated by solar power.

Step 2 - Initial Consultation

One of our solar consultants will contact you to discuss your solar objectives so that the information we present aligns precisely with what you would like to achieve by going solar.

Step 3 - Technical Feasibility Study and Design

One of our designers will create a virtual 3D design of a system that gets as close to meeting 100% of your objectives as possible.

Step 4 - 3D Online Presentation

We will offer you an online presentation to go over the details by using our 3D imagery software. You will see the layout of the solar panels at your site and how and why they will be impacted by trees and other potential shade producing obstructions. You will see the path of the sun as it moves through the days and months throughout the year.

Step 5 - Turnkey System Installation

SoL Energy will handle everything including permitting, utility interconnection applications, inspections, and commissioning of the system.

Step 6 - Online Performance Monitoring & Support

All of our grid-tied systems come with in depth system monitoring with access through a website and/or on a mobile app.

But don't just take our word for it...

"The best PV expert..."

“Ken has been my go-to guy for PVs, and is generally considered the best PV expert in our PV-rich area. He designed and installed my state-of-the-art, superefficient home and office’s PV system which can run resiliently with or without the the grid.”

Amory Lovins

CEO Rocky Mountain Institute

"Pleased with the entire process..."

“We were very pleased with the entire process of adding on solar, as well as working with Sol Energy. Ken stayed with it all the way through the entire process, including rebates, until it was up & running and hooked up to our computer for easy access. I basically did nothing …..except sit in the shade & watch it all happen. We would definitely recommend Sol Energy to everyone.”

John & Bonnie Williams


"Very happy with our system..."

“I work in the utility industry and know many of the solar installers in the valley and statewide. My wife and I chose to work with SoL Energy because their experience, level of customer service and personal approach were the best fit for us, and we have been very happy with our system and the ongoing support.”


Carbondale Homeowner

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