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Home Solar Financing Options: Go Solar with $0 Down

Home Solar Financing Options: Go Solar with $0 Down

You don’t need to pay any money up front to access the benefits of home solar energy when you...

Mar 13, 2019
What is Title 24, Part 6? The Nation's First Solar Mandate in California

What is Title 24, Part 6? The Nation's First Solar Mandate in California

As a Colorado solar company, Namasté Solar focuses our installation work along Colorado’s Front...

Feb 25, 2019
The Namasté Solar Story, Part Two – A United Struggle

The Namasté Solar Story, Part Two – A United Struggle

The story of Namasté Solar has been written by many individuals over the past 14 years, and...

Feb 21, 2019
The Namasté Solar Story: Part One – The Origin Story

The Namasté Solar Story: Part One – The Origin Story

The story of Namasté Solar has been written by many individuals over the past 14 years, and...

Jan 24, 2019
Maximize Your ROI with the Denver Green Building Ordinance

Maximize Your ROI with the Denver Green Building Ordinance

The Denver Green Building Ordinance (formerly known as the Denver Green Roof Initiative) is now...

Jan 10, 2019
Mission-Driven at Our Core: Namasté Solar Becomes a Colorado Public Benefit Corporation

Mission-Driven at Our Core: Namasté Solar Becomes a Colorado Public Benefit Corporation

In 2005, the founders of Namasté Solar built a company with a mission to help the environment by...

Dec 13, 2018
How Much Money Can I Really Save With Solar Panels?

How Much Money Can I Really Save With Solar Panels?

Can you save money by installing solar panels for you home? Yes! Home solar is the rare home...

Dec 04, 2018
Community Solar and Solar Farms in Colorado: How to Go Solar if Home Solar isn't an Option

Community Solar and Solar Farms in Colorado: How to Go Solar if Home Solar isn't an Option

At Namasté Solar, our goal is to put extra cash in your pocket while helping you transition to...

Nov 30, 2018
The Colorado B Corp Gift List: Spread Cheer and Amplify Your Impact this Holiday Season

The Colorado B Corp Gift List: Spread Cheer and Amplify Your Impact this Holiday Season

The holidays are a season for spreading cheer and connecting with friends and loved ones, not...

Nov 20, 2018
Vote Every Day to Help Create a Better World

Vote Every Day to Help Create a Better World

From a conventional perspective, elections only come around every two years. And you can only...

Nov 14, 2018
Upslope Brewing Taps the Sun with Solar and Joins the B Corporation Movement

Upslope Brewing Taps the Sun with Solar and Joins the B Corporation Movement

The movement toward a more inclusive and sustainable economy has gained a new partner! Namasté...

Nov 08, 2018
Our Easy Solar Installation Process: What to Expect When You Go Solar

Our Easy Solar Installation Process: What to Expect When You Go Solar

Alarming reports about climate change continue to come out, and with them the urgency to take...

Nov 01, 2018
The Federal Solar Tax Credit: Why 2019 is the Year to Go Solar

The Federal Solar Tax Credit: Why 2019 is the Year to Go Solar

Have you been sitting on the fence, thinking about solar and just waiting for the right time?...

Oct 26, 2018
Colorado C-PACE Financing: A Game Changer for Commercial Solar

Colorado C-PACE Financing: A Game Changer for Commercial Solar

Commercial solar offers significant benefits for property owners, but the need for capital...

Oct 04, 2018
The Denver Green Roof Initiative: What You Need to Know

The Denver Green Roof Initiative: What You Need to Know

UPDATE: An updated version of the initiative was passed by Denver City Council on November 2,...

Aug 29, 2018
Harmony Cottages: Namasté Solar Partners with Habitat for Humanity

Harmony Cottages: Namasté Solar Partners with Habitat for Humanity

Namasté Solar is not business as usual. We’re an employee-owned B Corp that believes in using...

Aug 02, 2018
Find Your Colorado Solar Incentives & Rebates

Find Your Colorado Solar Incentives & Rebates

Colorado homeowners and commercial property owners are in luck when they go solar because there...

Jun 19, 2018
Online Solar System Calculators: What You Should Know

Online Solar System Calculators: What You Should Know

Many home and business owners begin their solar journey by consulting an online solar system...

Jun 06, 2018
The Tesla Solar Roof: Pros and Cons of Installing Solar Roof Tiles

The Tesla Solar Roof: Pros and Cons of Installing Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles have been creating plenty of buzz in the world of solar power, and some...

May 22, 2018
Hail & Solar Panels: How Much Hail Can Solar Panels Handle?

Hail & Solar Panels: How Much Hail Can Solar Panels Handle?

With hail such a frequent concern here in Colorado’s Front Range, our customers often ask us how...

Apr 17, 2018
Are Solar Panels a Good Investment?

Are Solar Panels a Good Investment?

When considering solar energy for a home, many people begin by asking “how much does it cost to...

Apr 04, 2018
Questions About Fort Collins Utilities' New Time of Use Rate Structure?

Questions About Fort Collins Utilities' New Time of Use Rate Structure?

Starting October 1st, 2018, Fort Collins Utilities will transition to a different rate structure...

Mar 12, 2018
What Does It Mean to Work for a B Corp?

What Does It Mean to Work for a B Corp?

Namasté Solar has a long history of doing business differently and working to build a company...

Feb 08, 2018
How the New Tax Bill Improves the Financial Performance of Commercial Solar PV

How the New Tax Bill Improves the Financial Performance of Commercial Solar PV

The final draft of the new tax bill delivered some unexpected benefits to the solar industry and...

Feb 01, 2018
The Solar Panel Tariff: Our View on the Impacts

The Solar Panel Tariff: Our View on the Impacts

On January 22nd, President Trump announced a 30% solar panel tariff on imported solar panels....

Jan 29, 2018
How Long Do Solar Panels Last: Lifespan & Maintenance

How Long Do Solar Panels Last: Lifespan & Maintenance

Maybe it’s because the top layer of a solar panel is glass. Or maybe it’s because solar panels...

Jan 17, 2018
Average Cost of Solar Panels & the Difference Between Panels

Average Cost of Solar Panels & the Difference Between Panels

Before we start, can we take a minute to appreciate how cool solar technology is? It all starts...

Jan 11, 2018
Solar Energy Cost Per kWh (And What Is a kWh, Anyway?)

Solar Energy Cost Per kWh (And What Is a kWh, Anyway?)

If it’s been many years since your last physics lesson, get ready for a quick refresher on the...

Jan 04, 2018
Are Solar Panels Worth It for Your Home?

Are Solar Panels Worth It for Your Home?

Everyone has their own reasons for wanting to install solar panels on their home. There is no...

Dec 28, 2017
How Much Does It Cost to Go Solar, Anyway?

How Much Does It Cost to Go Solar, Anyway?

It’s exciting to think about the savings you can get by switching to clean solar energy, but...

Dec 21, 2017
Namasté Solar Raises Over $3.1 Million in Unconventional Stock Offering

Namasté Solar Raises Over $3.1 Million in Unconventional Stock Offering

Namasté Solar has concluded its second successful private offering, raising over $3.1 million...

Jun 06, 2017
Giving Back to Our Community

Giving Back to Our Community

Namasté Solar loves to walk its talk. Put its money (and time) where its mouth is. Practice what...

Apr 19, 2017
Solar Panels – How Do They Work?

Solar Panels – How Do They Work?

Solar panels or modules are a key component of every solar array, since they are what convert...

Mar 29, 2017
Namasté Solar's Office Dogs

Namasté Solar's Office Dogs

Everyone's favorite holistic compensation at Namasté Solar is the dogs that come to the Boulder...

Mar 20, 2017
Where to Find Namasté Solar in 2017

Where to Find Namasté Solar in 2017

Want to hear about Namasté Solar's role in the industry, and meet some of our co-owners...

Jan 31, 2017
Solar in the Snow

Solar in the Snow

Winter can be one of the toughest seasons for solar power generation, but living somewhere that...

Jan 19, 2017
Loveland Completes 3.5 Megawatt Solar Project Replacing Century-old Hydroelectric Facility

Loveland Completes 3.5 Megawatt Solar Project Replacing Century-old Hydroelectric Facility

The City of Loveland today announced the completion of a 3.5 megawatt solar project, built to...

Jan 10, 2017
Historic Colorado Trade Center Goes Solar

Historic Colorado Trade Center Goes Solar

Conscience Bay Company (CBC) today announced the completion of a 316 kW solar array on the...

Jan 06, 2017
Namasté Solar Recognized in Outside’s  Best Places to Work 2016

Namasté Solar Recognized in Outside’s  Best Places to Work 2016

Namasté Solar has been named to Outside's Best Places to Work of 2016. Each year, Outside...

Nov 16, 2016
Amicus Solar Awarded U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Funding to Create New O&M Cooperative

Amicus Solar Awarded U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Funding to Create New O&M Cooperative

Amicus Solar Cooperative, a member-owned purchasing cooperative, announced today that is has...

Sep 14, 2016
A Landmark Settlement in Colorado Over Solar Grid Fees: ‘This Could Be a Model’

A Landmark Settlement in Colorado Over Solar Grid Fees: ‘This Could Be a Model’

This article was originally published onGreentech MediabyJulia Pyper. Colorado stakeholders have...

Aug 26, 2016
Construction Begins on Southern Ute Solar Project

Construction Begins on Southern Ute Solar Project

Namasté Solar will begin construction next month on a 1.3 megawatt (MW) ground-mounted solar...

Aug 17, 2016
Vermont School Expands Commitment To Sustainability With New Solar Array

Vermont School Expands Commitment To Sustainability With New Solar Array

Construction has begun on a 446 kW ground-mounted solar array at The Putney School, a...

Jun 02, 2016
Loveland, Colorado Receives FEMA Funding to Replace Flood-Damaged Dam with Solar Array

Loveland, Colorado Receives FEMA Funding to Replace Flood-Damaged Dam with Solar Array

Namasté Solar will begin construction next month on a 3.5 megawatt (MW) ground-mounted solar...

May 26, 2016
What if You Knew All Your Co-Workers’ Salaries?

What if You Knew All Your Co-Workers’ Salaries?

This article was originally published inInc. Magazine by Etelka Lehoczky.  There are many...

May 01, 2016
This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won

This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won

This article was originally published in Entrepreneur Magazine by Michelle Goodman.  When...

Mar 16, 2016
Boulder County, cities partner on new solar benefits program

Boulder County, cities partner on new solar benefits program

This article was originally published in the Daily Camera by Jerd Smith. Boulder County, in...

Feb 16, 2016
Electric departments select builders for solar farms

Electric departments select builders for solar farms

This article was originally published in the Stowe Reporter by Tommy Gardner. The electric...

Feb 04, 2016
Solas Energy Consulting & Namasté Solar Partnering for Consulting Services

Solas Energy Consulting & Namasté Solar Partnering for Consulting Services

Solas Energy Consulting Inc., and its US partner company, Solas Energy Consulting US Inc. today...

Dec 07, 2015
Namasté Solar Recognized in Outside’s Best Places to Work 2015

Namasté Solar Recognized in Outside’s Best Places to Work 2015

Namasté Solar has been selected as one of Outside's Best Places to Work in 2015. Each year,...

Nov 16, 2015
Namasté Solar Partners with Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania

Namasté Solar Partners with Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania

Namasté Solar, an employee-owned cooperative and leading engineering, procurement and...

Oct 08, 2015
Namasté Solar's Paradigm Shift

Namasté Solar's Paradigm Shift

This article was originally published in Conscious Company Magazine.  Founded in 2005, Namasté...

Apr 03, 2015
How to Build an Employee-Owned Business

How to Build an Employee-Owned Business

This article was originally published in Entrepreneur Magazine by Michelle Goodman. Kim Jordan...

Feb 23, 2015

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