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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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Pivot Energy Named 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year

By Pivot Energy / April 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Named 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year

The Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA) has named Pivot Energy the 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year winner for their Garfield County Housing Authority community solar garden! Now, in their second year, the awards honor the individuals, projects and products behind the Mountain West’s successful solar and energy storage industries. Chosen by an independent panel…

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Part 2: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Learning the Lessons of a Crowded Energy Market

By Pivot Energy / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Part 2: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Learning the Lessons of a Crowded Energy Market

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development In part 1 of this blog series, I likened the rapid growth in community solar in IL to a Wild West town with a colorful cast of characters and its own style of law. And, if you are still thinking about staking ground in this boomtown, you’ll need…

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Introducing: The Wild, Wild (mid)West: Community Solar in IL

By Pivot Energy / March 26, 2019 / Comments Off on Introducing: The Wild, Wild (mid)West: Community Solar in IL

Illinois is about to experience an unprecedented boom in community solar projects in the market, going from a few pilot projects to 200 MW in 2 years. With so much growth, the learning curve for all stakeholders is steep and must be addressed quickly. In this blog series, Pivot’s Director of Business Development, Kacie Peters…

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