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New Mexico Community Solar

6 Reasons Why Community Solar is Good for New Mexicans

By Pivot Energy / September 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Author: Jon Sullivan VP of Project Development   New Mexico is one of a handful of states trying to implement a community solar program. If legislators and stakeholders are successful, then opportunities will abound for New Mexican’s to benefit from the New Mexico Community Solar Act and the solar industry in general. The first major…

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Pivot Energy Awarded 25 Megawatts of Community Solar Capacity in Colorado

By Pivot Energy / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pivot Energy catapults to No. 1 community solar developer in Colorado DENVER, Colorado (August 6, 2019) — Today, Pivot Energy announced it has been awarded 25 megawatts (MWs) of new community solar energy capacity through Xcel Energy’s 2019 Solar*Rewards Community request for proposal (RFP). The award increases Pivot’s Colorado community solar portfolio to nearly 50…

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Pivot Energy Featured on Solar Power World’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors List

By Pivot Energy / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pivot Energy is proud to announce it has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its commercial and community solar projects developed across the country. Pivot Energy has been ranked 184 out of 415 solar companies on the magazine’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors list, including as the No. 1 solar installer in South Dakota.…

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SEIA Announces ‘The Solar+ Decade’, Targeting 20% Solar Generation by 2030

By Pivot Energy / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Despite all of the curveballs thrown its way, the solar industry achieved tremendous success over the last decade, experiencing an average annual growth rate of 50%. In 2010, the solar industry accounted for only .01% of total electricity generation across the country. Today, solar energy represents roughly 2.5% of electricity generation in the U.S. and…

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Greentech Media Solar Summit Recap

By Pivot Energy / May 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Greentech Media Solar Summit Recap

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development Image Source: Greentech Media “It’s always fitting to attend a solar conference in Arizona – the sun’s energy is more tangible in 100-degree heat.” – every attendee at the GTM Solar Summit 2019 As I write this, the Pivot Energy team is on our way home to Denver from the…

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Pivot Energy Awarded 11 Community Solar Projects in Illinois

By Pivot Energy / May 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Awarded 11 Community Solar Projects in Illinois

Projects will provide enough clean energy to power 4,500 Illinois households. Springfield, IL (May 16, 2019) — Today, Pivot Energy, a national solar developer, announced it has been awarded 11 community solar projects totaling approximately 29.36 MW(dc) of new solar capacity through the Illinois Adjustable Block Lottery Program. The projects will provide clean and affordable solar energy to…

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Pivot Energy Nominated as 2019 “Best Places to Work” by Denver Business Journal

By Pivot Energy / May 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Nominated as 2019 “Best Places to Work” by Denver Business Journal

Pivot Energy has been named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work finalists by the Denver Business Journal. Pivot Energy was selected under the “small” size category and is the only solar company to make the list in any of the categories. “We’re thrilled to be recognized for this achievement by the Denver Business Journal,” said Rick…

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Pivot Energy Solar Canopy Installation Unveiled to the Public at Mount Rushmore

By Pivot Energy / April 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Solar Canopy Installation Unveiled to the Public at Mount Rushmore

Today, the new Thomas Jefferson Solar Canopy at Mount Rushmore National Memorial was unveiled at the Mt. Rushmore national park in Keystone, South Dakota. The 346 kilowatt project, designed and managed by Pivot Energy, includes 975 solar modules which are mounted on top of the Washington parking garage. The project is the second largest solar…

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Part 4: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: ARES and Credit Rates

By Pivot Energy / April 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Part 4: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: ARES and Credit Rates

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development In the classic Western movie troupe, two men stare down each other at high noon. “This town isn’t big enough for the two of us,” one says to the other. The encounter typically ends poorly for one of the participants. In Illinois, those two players are the Alternative…

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Part 3: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Subscription Rate Design

By Pivot Energy / April 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Part 3: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Subscription Rate Design

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development Gold is a huge motivator. During the gold rush, hundreds of thousands headed west to strike it rich. But not everyone made a fortune in the gold rush, and not every community solar developer in Illinois will either. Rate design and credit offsets are particularly complex in the…

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