Solar Electric Resources

Independent Power Systems
Founded in 1996, Independent Power Systems (IPS) offers system design, engineering, and installation. The company mission is to provide the highest quality installations using state-of-the art equipment, making solar electricity the best source for home and business power. To learn more about solar electricity or to schedule a free site assessment, call IPS at 587-5295 or visit

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.

Goal 0 Elite Nomad 7 Solar Panel
The Nomad 7 delivers an ultra-compact yet powerful solar panel that enables you to charge your handheld devices directly from its USB and 12-volt DC charging ports. It’s 30% smaller than comparable panels and 14 times more powerful than the closest competitor. Plus, you can use it with a Guide 10 to power your devices when solar is not available. Available at Northern Lights. $100;