With close to 300 days of sunshine every year, Southwest Colorado is a great place to go solar!
Solar Installations in Durango
The City of Durango receives an annual report from La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) detailing the number of solar PV installations within city limits. This accounts for all net meter (i.e. behind-the-meter) installations from LPEA members within the City of Durango.
Net Metered Accounts (2003-2021): 561
Total Installed Capacity (2003-2021): 3,731 kW
Annual Generation (2021): 5,990 MWh
The City of Durango is SolSmart Gold certified. The designation recognizes actions that the City has taken to make it cheaper and easier for residents and businesses to go solar. The SolSmart initiative is a national program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy - find out more at the SolSmart website.