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Pivot Energy Continues Charitable Giving with $90,000 Donation to Bright Futures

By Pivot Energy / November 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Continues Charitable Giving with $90,000 Donation to Bright Futures

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s leading community solar developer, announced it has donated $90,000 to Bright Futures, a Weld county workforce initiative designed to remove barriers for students that prevent them from pursuing higher education and obtaining gainful employment. The donation will be used to help a minimum of 45 local students pursue training and advanced educational opportunities. As a triple bottom line company, Pivot…

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Host Site vs. Traditional Solar

By Pivot Energy / November 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Host Site vs. Traditional Solar

Whether you have looked at solar previously or it has never been something you have considered before, Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) is a game-changer that should be on any Massachusett business owner’s radar. The state-approved incentive program is a paradigm shift away from traditional solar, only attainable to those businesses that could afford to…

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Are You Guilty of Recruitment Bias?

By Pivot Energy / November 4, 2020 / Comments Off on Are You Guilty of Recruitment Bias?

Author: Tom Hacquoil, CEO of Pinpoint At Pivot, we are working to build a diverse and inclusive team, which is why we decided to use Pinpoint for our recruiting software. Pinpoint’s software attracts a diverse pool of high-quality applicants and taps into underrepresented talent. We feel so grateful to partner with Pinpoint for our company’s hiring…

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How the Massachusetts SMART Program is Different Than Traditional Onsite Solar

By Pivot Energy / October 1, 2020 / Comments Off on How the Massachusetts SMART Program is Different Than Traditional Onsite Solar

2020 is a year of unforeseen and incalculable disruptions, and for many organizations, anything outside of the core competencies is a distraction. Right now, cash flows, efficiency, and adaptation are of utmost importance. In recognition of this, it is worth revisiting why the Massachusetts SMART program should be on your radar and how you stand…

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Pivot Energy Donates $50,000 to the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation to Create the First Ever Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund

By Pivot Energy / September 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Donates $50,000 to the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation to Create the First Ever Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, announced today that it will award $50,000 to the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation (PHEF) to create southern Colorado’s first Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund. The fund is anticipated to support as many as 20 local students pursue continued education and future careers in the renewable energy industry.  The two…

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Why Your Corporate Budget Should Include Solar

By Pivot Energy / September 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Your Corporate Budget Should Include Solar

Corporate budgets for self storage properties include many different business expenses – from maintenance costs and the water bill to acquiring tenants and mowing grass. Amongst these expenses, one of the most important variable costs includes the monthly electricity bill. According to the 2012 Commercial Building Consumption Survey (a new survey is currently underway), commercial…

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A Tenant That Helps Pay the Bills: Solar for Self Storage

By Pivot Energy / September 10, 2020 / Comments Off on A Tenant That Helps Pay the Bills: Solar for Self Storage

Households and businesses across the United States are increasingly adopting solar energy to reduce utility costs and meet sustainability goals. While solar can certainly help the bottom line at home or a place of work, another place also stands to benefit – self storage facilities. More people than ever are renting self storage units to…

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One Bill to Rule Them All Part 3: Does Net Billing Reduce Project Risk?

By Pivot Energy / September 3, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All Part 3: Does Net Billing Reduce Project Risk?

The promise of consolidated billing stands to enhance community solar by reducing the friction experienced by subscribers and provide asset owners with the infrastructure to produce stable cash flows.

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One Bill to Rule Them All Part 2: How Do We Manage Community Solar Today?

By Pivot Energy / August 20, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All Part 2: How Do We Manage Community Solar Today?

In order to understand what functions the utility can replace, we must first understand what management providers do today.

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One Bill to Rule Them All(?): Utility Consolidated Billing and the Future of Community Solar 

By Pivot Energy / August 14, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All(?): Utility Consolidated Billing and the Future of Community Solar 

Part 1: Introduction Author: Kacie Peters To say that distributed solar has a storied history with utilities might be an understatement. After years of battles over net metering regulations, interconnection practices, and standby charges (to name a few), it would be fair to assume that the solar industry would be very hesitant to give a…

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