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Renewables#

From purchasing clean, renewable energy to generating electricity on-site, Fort Collins Utilities gives our customers options to be more sustainable.

We are currently working on new renewable energy choice options that are expected to be available in 2021. Sign up to receive updates.

Solar in Fort Collins#


To generate on-site electricity, you must meet parallel generation requirements. Financing 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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SolSmart Gold Designation

In 2016, Fort Collins Utilities received the SolSmart Gold Designation for addressing barriers to solar energy and fostering the growth of mature solar markets.

SolSmart is a national recognition and technical assistance program designed to drive greater solar deployment and help more homes and businesses access solar energy.


Did You Know?

You can recycle your old refrigerator or freezer and receive a check for $35. Plus, we'll arrange to have it hauled away for free.

Taking advantage of daylight from windows and skylights can save energy.

Cleaning your dryer filter regularly prevents lint build ups that can reduce airflow resulting in clothes not drying completely.