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Solar Success | SSA 2020 Spring Conference Webinar Series

By Pivot Energy / April 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Solar Success | SSA 2020 Spring Conference Webinar Series

DENVER, CO (April 14th, 2020) – Mat Elmore, Managing Director of the Mountain Region, of Pivot Energy, presented a webinar on behalf of the Self Storage Association’s Spring Conference Webinar Series. Initially scheduled for March 17th in San Antonio, Texas, the in-person conference was canceled in consideration of the health and safety of all participants…

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Why Self Storage and Solar are the Perfect Pair

By Pivot Energy / April 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Self Storage and Solar are the Perfect Pair

DENVER, CO (April 3, 2020) – While California is out in front of the solar-power parade, other states have been attracting attention as well. We’ve seen a flurry of activity on the East Coast because of high electricity rates,” said Erik Bruner, Business Development Manager of Denver, Colorado-based Pivot Energy. He cited New York, Pennsylvania,…

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Safeguard Storage Properties Partner to Bring Solar Energy to Illinois Self-Storage Facilities

By Pivot Energy / March 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Safeguard Storage Properties Partner to Bring Solar Energy to Illinois Self-Storage Facilities

CHICAGO, Illinois (March 17, 2020) National commercial and community solar provider, Pivot Energy, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Safeguard Storage Properties to engineer, procure, and construct solar systems on 14 Safeguard self-storage facilities located in Illinois. The agreement will produce nearly 90 percent of Safeguard’s facilities’ electricity consumption in the Chicago-metro…

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Town of Breckenridge Partners with Pivot Energy to Mitigate Climate Change

By Pivot Energy / March 10, 2020 / Comments Off on Town of Breckenridge Partners with Pivot Energy to Mitigate Climate Change

DENVER, Colorado (March 10, 2020) —  The Town of Breckenridge achieves its 100% renewable electricity for municipal facilities goal with a 3.6 MW community solar subscription with Pivot Energy. This partnership allows the town to achieve its municipal renewable electricity goal five years ahead of schedule, raising the expectation and urgency for climate action for…

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Partners Selected for Black Hills Community Solar Project

By Pivot Energy / March 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Partners Selected for Black Hills Community Solar Project

PUEBLO, Colorado (March 1, 2020) Black Hills Energy has announced the partners it has selected to supply an additional 2.5 megawatts of new community solar garden capacity in Southern Colorado. The new projects include a 2 megawatt facility and a separate 500-kilowatt garden dedicated entirely to serving low-income customers, according to Black Hills. The winning,…

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WRISE Conference: A Pivot Employee’s Experience

By Pivot Energy / February 24, 2020 / Comments Off on WRISE Conference: A Pivot Employee’s Experience

Author: Sara Hall Marketing Associate WRISE Conference: A Pivot Employee’s Experience Last week, I attended the 2020 Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) Leadership Forum in Austin, TX. This was only the second conference of my career, and thus, I wasn’t sure what to expect. WRISE was founded in 2005 when women in…

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Pivot Energy and Onyx Renewable Partners Develop Four Solar Projects

By Pivot Energy / February 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy and Onyx Renewable Partners Develop Four Solar Projects

DENVER, Colorado (February 24, 2020) — Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, today announced the completed transaction of a three-megawatt (MW) commercial and utility solar portfolio with Onyx Renewable Partners L.P. Completion of the portfolio represents the ongoing partnership and commitment between the two companies to provide nonprofits, school districts, government municipalities, and local utilities with clean and affordable…

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Development of Shared Solar Projects

By Pivot Energy / February 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Development of Shared Solar Projects

Author: Luke Rickard Director, Project Development Development of Shared Solar Projects The growth of the distributed-generation and community solar, or shared solar, sectors of the solar industry is often assumed to be dependent on a narrow set of key factors; legislation and utility program initiation are often cited in this context. Securing and servicing of…

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Getting to Green: Adding a Solar-Energy System to Your Self-Storage Property

By Pivot Energy / January 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Getting to Green: Adding a Solar-Energy System to Your Self-Storage Property

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What Makes A Good Solar Garden Site

By Pivot Energy / December 1, 2019 / Comments Off on What Makes A Good Solar Garden Site

As the number of solar energy farms installed around the country has increased year over year, more and more landowners are considering whether or not their property would be a good fit for a solar project. Many landowners have likely been approached by solar developers already, and yet others may have heard the general idea…

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