Renewable Energy in Garfield County
Garfield Clean Energy member governments prove the point with solar energy
Garfield County enjoys a climate with more than 300 sunny days per year. The local government members of Garfield Clean Energy and other local governments are employing that clean energy from the sun to generate electricity and reduce utility costs.
These government-owned solar arrays generate an average of 8,400 megawatt-hours every year, based on 4.6 megawatts of generation capacity. That's the amount of electricity used in a year by about 1,170 homes.
Look what we are making happen in Garfield County!
22.9 kilowatts at 3 facilities
2,775 kilowatts at 13 facilities
261 kilowatts at 4 facilities
70.5 kilowatts at 1 facility
20.5 kilowatts at 1 facility
165 kilowatts at 6 facilities
101.2 kilowatts at 1 facility
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority
618 kilowatts at 1 facility
Colorado Mountain College
102 kilowatts at 1 facility
These other local governments in Garfield County are also enjoying the benefits of solar energy
Garfield Public Libraries
132.6 kilowatts at 5 facilities
Battlement Mesa Metro District
435 kilowatts at 1 facility
Roaring Fork School District
719 kilowatts at 2 facilities