Colorado Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • Colorado K-12 Schools Program: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Schools (REEES) program provides school districts with loans for renewable energy projects and energy efficiency projects if unable to secure private sector financing. To apply for a loan, a school district must receive approval from its board of education and have a dedicated project team. READ MORE →
  • ReNew Our Schools: The Renew Our Schools (RNOS) program is a 5-week student-centered energy conservation & awareness competition in which schools within a participating district compete to win cash prizes that can be put toward energy retrofits. READ MORE →
  • Grid Alternatives Colorado: GRID Alternatives Colorado installs rooftop, community, and multifamily solar electric systems for income-qualified households and affordable housing providers throughout the state, providing families with needed savings and training Colorado workers for jobs in the growing solar industry.  READ MORE →
  • Solar in the Schools Colorado Program: Solar Energy International's Solar In the Schools (SIS) teaches about the different types of renewable energy, basic electricity, and solar photovoltaics using online curriculum and in-person experiential learning for K-12. Our goal is to encourage youth to develop a deeper consideration of the systems that deliver us power, and to compel teachers to skillfully incorporate renewable energy into their lessons. READ MORE →

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