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Solar in Fort Collins#

To generate on-site electricity, you must meet Fort Collins' Interconnection StandardsFinancing and solar rebates are available to help with the cost of photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Building Services will issue the required building permit. View Residential PV Setbacks standards.

Check out the list of solar contractors and resources.

See how we're doing: installed solar PV capacity. Fort Collins is a partner in the Solar Friendly Communities project.

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Did You Know?

You can save money by shifting your electric use to the lower-priced, off-peak hours or by reducing your overall use.

Planting shade trees to block unwanted summer sun is a good, long-term approach if you plan to be in your home for many years. 

Mowing bluegrass 2.5"-3" tall will promote deeper rooting and shade the plant's root zone. Never cut more than 1/3 of the leaf blade.