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12 Years as a Certified B Corp!

12 Years as a Certified B Corp!

Blog Published: January 2023

Jan 31, 2023
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Solar Spotlight: Briana Morris

Solar Spotlight: Briana Morris

Blog Published: January 2023

Jan 25, 2023
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Our New Year Resolutions and Reflections

Our New Year Resolutions and Reflections

Blog Published: January 2023 As the calendar rolls over, it’s a time to take a look back at the...

Jan 17, 2023
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Our Colorado Community is a Key Stakeholder

Our Colorado Community is a Key Stakeholder

Blog Published: December 2022

Dec 19, 2022
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Solar Spotlight: Keona Maki

Solar Spotlight: Keona Maki

Blog Published: December 2022 Introducing Keona! He’s a BNC installer that has been with the...

Dec 12, 2022
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We'll Talk You Out of Solar

We'll Talk You Out of Solar

Blog Published: December 2022

Dec 06, 2022
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Holiday Gift Guide: Women & LBGTQ+ Owned Businesses

Holiday Gift Guide: Women & LBGTQ+ Owned Businesses

Blog Published: November 2022 For the past few years, we’ve put together a gift-buying guide to...

Nov 22, 2022
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Solar Spotlight: Nate Metzler

Solar Spotlight: Nate Metzler

Blog Published: November 2022 Meet Nate Metzler. He’s a Residential EPC crew lead, licensed RW...

Nov 15, 2022
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Top 5 Reasons Your Business Will Benefit From Solar

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Will Benefit From Solar

Blog Published: October 2022 Namaste Solar has seen businesses from all different industries and...

Oct 27, 2022
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Solar Energy Fun Facts (For All Ages)

Solar Energy Fun Facts (For All Ages)

Blog Published: October 2022 Sometimes we get curious about random, interesting facts about solar...

Oct 05, 2022
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Solar Spotlight: Felicia Hamilton

Solar Spotlight: Felicia Hamilton

Blog Published: September 2022 Meet Felicia Hamilton! She started her time at Namaste Solar as a...

Sep 20, 2022
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Distributed Generation is the Future of Clean Energy: A Conversation with Jason Sharpe and Eliot Abel

Distributed Generation is the Future of Clean Energy: A Conversation with Jason Sharpe and Eliot Abel

Blog Published: September 2022 With the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) being passed, we...

Sep 08, 2022
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The Inflation Reduction Act: What It Means for Solar

The Inflation Reduction Act: What It Means for Solar

Blog Published: August 2022 The newly passed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is exciting news for...

Aug 19, 2022
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Solar Spotlight: Surendra Thapa

Solar Spotlight: Surendra Thapa

Blog Published: August 2022 We’re excited to introduce Surendra Thapa, co-owner and Residential...

Aug 11, 2022
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We’re Sold Out for 2022! (plus what you need to know about the solar tax credit)

We’re Sold Out for 2022! (plus what you need to know about the solar tax credit)

Blog Published: July 2022Blog Updated: August 2022 Namaste Solar is officially sold out for home...

Jul 14, 2022
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What is a solar panel made of and how does solar panel recycling work?

What is a solar panel made of and how does solar panel recycling work?

Blog Published: July 2022 Solar panel recycling has always been a major question in the solar...

Jul 05, 2022
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QWEENS and Pride 2022

QWEENS and Pride 2022

Blog Published: June 2022 As Namaste Solar continues to grow our equity efforts, we want to build a...

Jun 23, 2022
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Solar Spotlight: Molly Williams

Solar Spotlight: Molly Williams

Blog Published: May 2022 We’re introducing you to the people that make up Namaste Solar one Solar...

May 30, 2022
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4 advantages of solar energy for your home

4 advantages of solar energy for your home

Blog Published: May 2022Blog Updated: November 2022 While there are many reasons to go solar, here...

May 04, 2022
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Climate Activists who are making every day Earth Day

Climate Activists who are making every day Earth Day

Blog Published: April 2022 Need some inspiration this Earth Day? Here are a few climate activists...

Apr 22, 2022
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How solar energy works: a kid friendly explanation

How solar energy works: a kid friendly explanation

Blog Published: April 2022 When you hear the term “solar system,” you probably start thinking about...

Apr 12, 2022
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How to be eco-friendly (with or without home solar)

How to be eco-friendly (with or without home solar)

Blog Published: April 2022 If you're reading this blog, you’re probably looking for ways to make a...

Apr 04, 2022
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Can your business save thousands on your Xcel electric bills?

Can your business save thousands on your Xcel electric bills?

Blog Published: March 2022 We know that businesses have a lot to manage and electricity rate...

Mar 01, 2022
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Solar Spotlight: Grant Mullen

Solar Spotlight: Grant Mullen

Blog Published: February 2022 At Namaste Solar, we love to shed some light on the amazing people...

Feb 22, 2022
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Solar panels and energy production: how the 200% rule provides more flexibility for homeowners going solar

Solar panels and energy production: how the 200% rule provides more flexibility for homeowners going solar

Blog Published: February 2022Blog Updated: July 2022 It’s important to know the different elements...

Feb 01, 2022
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Looking Back & Moving Forward: Namaste Solar’s Resolutions & Reflections

Looking Back & Moving Forward: Namaste Solar’s Resolutions & Reflections

Blog Published: January 2022 For Namaste Solar, 2021 was a year of growth and investing in our...

Jan 13, 2022
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Namaste Solar & the community support 176 Colorado families with solar subscriptions

Namaste Solar & the community support 176 Colorado families with solar subscriptions

Blog Published: December 2021 Providing energy bill relief This winter, 176 families will have...

Dec 02, 2021
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Holiday Gift Guide: Colorado Employee-Owned Businesses

Holiday Gift Guide: Colorado Employee-Owned Businesses

Blog Published: November 2021 You know what time of year it is! It’s getting a little colder and...

Nov 23, 2021
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How Much Do Solar Panels Save? A Cash Flow Table Explained

How Much Do Solar Panels Save? A Cash Flow Table Explained

Blog Published: November 2021Blog Updated: December 2022 Sometimes we just need a visual to fully...

Nov 18, 2021
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Solar Spotlight: Taz Romine-Mann

Solar Spotlight: Taz Romine-Mann

Blog Published: September 2021 Here at Namaste Solar, our people care deeply about both making the...

Sep 23, 2021
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Realtor Tips on Selling or Buying a House with Solar Panels

Realtor Tips on Selling or Buying a House with Solar Panels

Blog Published: August 2021 Blog Updated: January 2022   If you’re looking for advice on selling or...

Aug 20, 2021
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Nerding Out: Solar Panel Maintenance with Michael Payton

Nerding Out: Solar Panel Maintenance with Michael Payton

Blog Published: June 2021 There’s a lot of solar nerds who work at Namaste Solar, and we’re lucky...

Jun 25, 2021
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FAQs: We Answer Your Top Commercial Solar Questions

FAQs: We Answer Your Top Commercial Solar Questions

Blog Published: June 2021Blog Updated:  An increasing number of businesses are boosting cash flow...

Jun 18, 2021
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What are the Best Solar Panels for Your Home?

What are the Best Solar Panels for Your Home?

When it comes to choosing the best solar panels to purchase for your home, there are many factors...

Jun 02, 2021
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Earth Day 2021: What is Climate Justice?

Earth Day 2021: What is Climate Justice?

Blog Published: April 2021 As Earth Day 2021 comes just a few days after a police officer was ...

Apr 22, 2021
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Why 2021 is the Best Time for Businesses to Maximize Returns on Solar

Why 2021 is the Best Time for Businesses to Maximize Returns on Solar

Blog Published: March 2021 The opportunity to earn a compelling return on investment (ROI) by...

Mar 25, 2021
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Time of Use Rates: How this Pricing will Affect Your Xcel Energy Bill

Time of Use Rates: How this Pricing will Affect Your Xcel Energy Bill

Blog Published: March 2021Blog Updated: January 2022 Change is on the horizon for Xcel Energy...

Mar 04, 2021
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Equity Work at Namaste Solar: Where We’ve Been and Where We are Going

Equity Work at Namaste Solar: Where We’ve Been and Where We are Going

Blog Published: January 2021 Like much of America, Namaste Solar experienced an awakening the...

Jan 28, 2021
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Congress Extends Federal Solar Tax Credit by Two Years

Congress Extends Federal Solar Tax Credit by Two Years

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

Jan 08, 2021
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Namaste Solar and local businesses donate $30K to Energy Outreach Colorado for 120 struggling families

Namaste Solar and local businesses donate $30K to Energy Outreach Colorado for 120 struggling families

Blog Published: December 2020 While 2020 was a year of tension and hardship, it was also a year...

Dec 18, 2020
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Climate change and easy science experiments for kids

Climate change and easy science experiments for kids

Blog Published: December 2020 Climate change is affecting our planet, and if you’re a parent, at...

Dec 10, 2020
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Commercial Solar: The Demand for and Marketability of Green Buildings

Commercial Solar: The Demand for and Marketability of Green Buildings

Blog Published: December 2020 Green buildings are no longer a niche category, and the increasing...

Dec 01, 2020
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Holiday Gift Guide: Colorado BIPOC Businesses

Holiday Gift Guide: Colorado BIPOC Businesses

Blog Published: November 2020 Between a pandemic that slowed down the world, protests across the...

Nov 24, 2020
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Top Questions on Qualifying for the Federal Solar Tax Credit

Top Questions on Qualifying for the Federal Solar Tax Credit

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

Oct 29, 2020
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How Namaste Solar’s Vertical Integration Provides Customer Satisfaction

How Namaste Solar’s Vertical Integration Provides Customer Satisfaction

At Namaste Solar, our ability to coordinate our efforts across departments using vertical...

Oct 16, 2020
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Community Profit Sharing at Namaste Solar

Community Profit Sharing at Namaste Solar

Blog Published: September 2020 Amid the pandemic and a rising movement for racial justice, the...

Sep 22, 2020
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How to Overcome Split Incentive in a Triple Net Lease with Solar

How to Overcome Split Incentive in a Triple Net Lease with Solar

For commercial property owners with triple net leases, recouping the costs of a capital energy...

Sep 02, 2020
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The Value of Debt & Home Solar

The Value of Debt & Home Solar

First time home buyers are looking for a place to call home, a place to raise a family, or maybe to...

Aug 13, 2020
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5 Factors that Determine the Solar ROI of Your Commercial Solar Installation

5 Factors that Determine the Solar ROI of Your Commercial Solar Installation

Commercial solar installations offer the opportunity for businesses to reduce utility costs,...

Aug 04, 2020
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What is net metering?

What is net metering?

One of the key concepts in how solar energy economics operates is net metering. Once understood,...

Jul 30, 2020
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The Namaste Solar Story, Part Five – Going National, Coming Home

The Namaste Solar Story, Part Five – Going National, Coming Home

Blog Published: June 2020 Part five of the Namaste Solar story covers a period of growth and...

Jun 30, 2020
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Nerding Out: Solar Energy Policy with Julian Musikant

Nerding Out: Solar Energy Policy with Julian Musikant

Blog Published: June 2020 Namaste Solar is lucky to have so many solar nerds on our team. These...

Jun 25, 2020
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Should you buy or lease solar panels?

Should you buy or lease solar panels?

Going solar is an exciting investment when you consider the financial benefits and environmental...

Jun 15, 2020
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Solar Spotlight: Emily Paulsen

Solar Spotlight: Emily Paulsen

Blog Published: May 2020 Safety is one of our core values here at Namaste Solar. Navigating the ins...

May 21, 2020
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Safe Harbor Strategies for Securing the Solar Investment Tax Credit

Safe Harbor Strategies for Securing the Solar Investment Tax Credit

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

May 18, 2020
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Solar Energy for Kids: Science, Activities & History

Solar Energy for Kids: Science, Activities & History

Blog Published: April 2020 This one is for you, parents! Yes, it says solar energy for kids in the...

Apr 24, 2020
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How to be More Sustainable with Actions Big & Small

How to be More Sustainable with Actions Big & Small

Blog Published: April 2020 Paper or plastic? Bike or drive? Meat or veggies? Folks at Namaste Solar...

Apr 22, 2020
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Earth Day 2020: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

Earth Day 2020: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

Blog Published: April 2020 The world is facing a health crisis that has dramatically changed how we...

Apr 20, 2020
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Transparency in Business: What We've Learned at Namaste Solar

Transparency in Business: What We've Learned at Namaste Solar

Blog Published: April 2020 From the beginning, Namaste Solar has been built as a transparent...

Apr 09, 2020
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How Namaste Solar is Providing Virtual Solar Energy Quotes for Homes, Businesses During COVID-19

How Namaste Solar is Providing Virtual Solar Energy Quotes for Homes, Businesses During COVID-19

Blog Published: March 2020 The worldwide COVID-19 crisis has made it a strange time not only to do...

Mar 27, 2020
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How to Assess a Commercial Solar Project Proposal

How to Assess a Commercial Solar Project Proposal

Blog Published: February 2020 Businesses across the country are discovering the benefits of solar...

Feb 27, 2020
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Is My Roof Good for Solar Panels?

Is My Roof Good for Solar Panels?

Think of your roof as a canvas and solar panels as the medium we design with. Our home solar...

Feb 12, 2020
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What Goes Into a Free Solar Quote for Your Home

What Goes Into a Free Solar Quote for Your Home

It’s time. You’ve been researching solar options for your home and now you’re ready to get a free...

Feb 05, 2020
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Namaste Solar Celebrates 15 Years of Providing Solar Energy

Namaste Solar Celebrates 15 Years of Providing Solar Energy

Blog Published: February 2020 In 2005, after feeling conflicted by the environmental impact of the...

Feb 02, 2020
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Namaste Solar Joins 500+ B Corporations Committed to Net Zero by 2030

Namaste Solar Joins 500+ B Corporations Committed to Net Zero by 2030

Blog Published: January 2020 “I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is,” Greta...

Jan 23, 2020
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The Federal Solar Tax Credit is Declining: How to Get Your Solar Panel Tax Credit in 2020

The Federal Solar Tax Credit is Declining: How to Get Your Solar Panel Tax Credit in 2020

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

Jan 14, 2020
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Solar Spotlight: Arthur Hicks

Solar Spotlight: Arthur Hicks

Blog Published: January 2020 Here at Namaste Solar, we are lucky to work with some pretty amazing...

Jan 02, 2020
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How Denver is Combating Global Warming by Becoming a Solar Energy Leader

How Denver is Combating Global Warming by Becoming a Solar Energy Leader

Blog Published: December 2019 As headlines regarding climate change grow more alarming, individuals...

Dec 30, 2019
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The Solar Energy Industry Will Thrive Even as Federal Tax Credit Declines

The Solar Energy Industry Will Thrive Even as Federal Tax Credit Declines

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

Dec 19, 2019
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Art + Sol: Creating a Mural with Sun Valley Neighborhood

Art + Sol: Creating a Mural with Sun Valley Neighborhood

Blog Published: December 2019 In 2018, Namaste Solar moved its Denver office from the RiNo...

Dec 01, 2019
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Colorado Gift Ideas to Make the Holidays a Little More Green

Colorado Gift Ideas to Make the Holidays a Little More Green

Blog Published: November 2019 No matter your creed, background, or beliefs, the holidays are an...

Nov 27, 2019
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Solar Energy Supports Colorado Jobs and Pollinator Habitat

Solar Energy Supports Colorado Jobs and Pollinator Habitat

Blog Published: November 2019 Namaste Solar, in partnership with Solaris Energy, completed a new...

Nov 06, 2019
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How To Remove Your Utility Expenses This Budget Season

How To Remove Your Utility Expenses This Budget Season

Blog Published: October 2019 Budget season is back, and that means juggling competing interests...

Oct 30, 2019
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Claiming the Federal Solar Tax Credit in 2019: Residential vs. Commercial

Claiming the Federal Solar Tax Credit in 2019: Residential vs. Commercial

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

Oct 17, 2019
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The Namaste Solar Story, Part Four – On Stage with Obama

The Namaste Solar Story, Part Four – On Stage with Obama

Blog Published: September 2019 Part four of the Namaste Solar story covers one special moment in...

Sep 30, 2019
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Namaste Solar at the Denver Climate Strike

Namaste Solar at the Denver Climate Strike

Blog Published: September 2019 Thank you to everyone who joined us in Denver this past Friday for...

Sep 23, 2019
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Should I Install Solar Panels Now or Wait?

Should I Install Solar Panels Now or Wait?

The solar industry continues to evolve and grow, installing a record 2.7 gigawatts of new capacity...

Sep 10, 2019
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We’re Talking to You, Corporate America

We’re Talking to You, Corporate America

Blog Published: August 2019 Shareholder primacy and an unwavering focus on the financial bottom...

Aug 29, 2019
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Solar Panel ROI: How Long Do Solar Panels Take to Pay for Themselves

Solar Panel ROI: How Long Do Solar Panels Take to Pay for Themselves

Adding solar to your home is an opportunity to save money while making a difference for the planet...

Jul 29, 2019
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Solar Spotlight: Davis Fogerty

Solar Spotlight: Davis Fogerty

Blog Published: June 2019 Title: Solar Installer, AC2, Namaste Solar Co-Owner How long have you...

Jun 25, 2019
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Find the Best Local Solar Company with Amicus

Find the Best Local Solar Company with Amicus

Blog Published: June 2019 It feels good to buy local, but the research also shows that choosing...

Jun 19, 2019
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The Benefits of Solar Panels for Businesses

The Benefits of Solar Panels for Businesses

Going solar is about more than being green; investments in on-site solar energy translate into a...

May 30, 2019
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Charged Up: EV Charging Stations at Namaste Solar Locations in Boulder and Denver

Charged Up: EV Charging Stations at Namaste Solar Locations in Boulder and Denver

Blog Published: May 2019 As part of our mission to create a cleaner, healthier environment and to...

May 23, 2019
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Buying or Selling a Home with Solar Panels: What Do You Need to Know?

Buying or Selling a Home with Solar Panels: What Do You Need to Know?

Blog Published: April 2019 Home solar panel systems are designed to last at least 25 years, and...

Apr 23, 2019
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The Namaste Solar Story, Part Three – Big Shifts

The Namaste Solar Story, Part Three – Big Shifts

Blog Published: April 2019 The story of Namaste Solar has been written by many individuals over the...

Apr 02, 2019
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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 use...

Mar 13, 2019
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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

Blog Published: February 2019 As a Colorado solar company, Namaste Solar focuses our installation...

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

The Namaste Solar Story, Part Two – A United Struggle

Blog Published: February 2019 The story of Namaste Solar has been written by many individuals over...

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

The Namaste Solar Story: Part One – The Origin Story

Blog Published: January 2019 The story of Namaste Solar has been written by many individuals over...

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

Maximize Your ROI with the Denver Green Building Ordinance

Blog Published: January 2019 The Denver Green Building Ordinance (formerly known as the Denver...

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

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

Blog Published: December 2018 In 2005, the founders of Namaste Solar built a company with a mission...

Dec 13, 2018
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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
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Community Solar Gardens in Colorado: How to Go Solar if Home Solar isn't an Option

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

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

Nov 30, 2018
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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

Blog Published: November 2018Blog Updated: November 2022 The holidays are a season for spreading...

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

Vote Every Day to Help Create a Better World

Blog Published: November 2018 From a conventional perspective, elections only come around every two...

Nov 14, 2018
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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

Blog Published: November 2018 The movement toward a more inclusive and sustainable economy has...

Nov 08, 2018
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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
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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

Update: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extended the federal solar tax credit. It will remain...

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

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

Blog Published: October 2018 Commercial solar offers significant benefits for property owners, but...

Oct 04, 2018
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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, 2018...

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

Harmony Cottages: Namaste Solar Partners with Habitat for Humanity

Blog Published: August 2018 Namaste Solar is not business as usual. We’re an employee-owned B Corp...

Aug 02, 2018
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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 are...

Jun 19, 2018
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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
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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
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Hail & Solar Panels: How Much Hail Can Solar Panels Handle?

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

Blog Published: August 2018Blog Updated: July 2022 With hail such a frequent concern here in...

Apr 17, 2018
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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 go...

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

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

Blog Published: March 2018 Starting October 1st, 2018, Fort Collins Utilities will transition to a...

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

What Does It Mean to Work for a B Corp?

Blog Published: February 2018 Namaste Solar has a long history of doing business differently and...

Feb 08, 2018
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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

Blog Published: February 2018 The final draft of the new tax bill delivered some unexpected...

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

The Solar Panel Tariff: Our View on the Impacts

Blog Published: January 2018 On January 22nd, President Trump announced a 30% solar panel tariff on...

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

How Long Do Solar Panels Last: Lifespan & Maintenance

Blog Published: January 2018Blog Updated: September 2022

Jan 17, 2018
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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 in...

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

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

When looking at installing solar panels on your home, you’ll receive quotes that detail your system...

Jan 04, 2018
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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 one...

Dec 28, 2017
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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 when...

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

Namaste Solar Raises Over $3.1 Million in Unconventional Stock Offering

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

Jun 06, 2017
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Giving Back to Our Community

Giving Back to Our Community

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

Apr 19, 2017
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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
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Namaste Solar's Office Dogs

Namaste Solar's Office Dogs

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

Mar 20, 2017
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Where to Find Namaste Solar in 2017

Where to Find Namaste Solar in 2017

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

Jan 31, 2017
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Solar in the Snow

Solar in the Snow

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

Jan 19, 2017
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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
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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 historic

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

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

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

Nov 16, 2016
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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 been...

Sep 14, 2016
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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
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Construction Begins on Southern Ute Solar Project

Construction Begins on Southern Ute Solar Project

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

Aug 17, 2016
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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 progressive,...

Jun 02, 2016
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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

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

May 26, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Solas Energy Consulting & Namaste Solar Partnering for Consulting Services

Solas Energy Consulting & Namaste Solar Partnering for Consulting Services

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

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

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

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

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

Namaste Solar Partners with Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania

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

Oct 08, 2015
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Namaste Solar's Paradigm Shift

Namaste Solar's Paradigm Shift

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

Apr 03, 2015
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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 and...

Feb 23, 2015
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