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How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

By Pivot Energy / April 29, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

Climate change is driving extreme and aggressive weather patterns across the country and the world. 2020 witnessed a record of 22 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the United States alone. These increasingly common natural disasters threaten the safety and stability of individuals, communities, and businesses alike. They also pose a unique problem for…

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Solar Incentives: Everything Facilities Managers Need to Know

By Pivot Energy / April 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Solar Incentives: Everything Facilities Managers Need to Know

Companies, governments, nonprofits, and schools across the U.S are switching to solar energy at an unprecedented rate. Compared to just 370 megawatts (MW) in 2010, more than 15,000 MW of solar capacity has already been installed by commercial and non-residential customers just last year. This massive solar market growth was possible due to federal and…

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Pivot Energy Announces New York Expansion, Now Offering Comprehensive Community and Commercial Solar Services Statewide

By Pivot Energy / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Announces New York Expansion, Now Offering Comprehensive Community and Commercial Solar Services Statewide

National leading solar company planning to develop nearly 100-megawatts of new solar energy across the Empire State.

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Reflecting on Our Work as a B Corp

By Pivot Energy / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Reflecting on Our Work as a B Corp

March is B Corp month and as a proud member of the movement, Pivot Energy celebrates all of the companies striving to do better business. As a national leader within the solar industry, our work inherently aligns with B Corp’s values of striking a balance doing good for our people, planet, and profit. However, for…

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Pivot Energy Featured in Bloomberg Video Series: The Spark

By Pivot Energy / March 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Featured in Bloomberg Video Series: The Spark

Pivot Energy is featured in Bloomberg’s The Spark video series alongside WeSolar Inc. and Bithenergy to discuss community solar. Community solar allows residents, businesses, and non-profits to take advantage of solar without any upfront costs or equipment needed. This subscription-based structure tears down barriers for low-income households and underrepresented communities to access the cost-saving benefits of solar while supporting…

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Using Solar to Market to New and Existing Customers

By Pivot Energy / March 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Using Solar to Market to New and Existing Customers

Studies have shown that a growing number of customers value the importance of sustainability when making purchasing decisions. According to a Nielsen survey, almost half of U.S shoppers are willing to alter their consumption habits to help the environment. This trend is significant for self-storage companies across the United States. In particular, 75 percent of…

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How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency For Facility Management Budgets

By Pivot Energy / March 17, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency For Facility Management Budgets

Companies can experience many financial downturns and unanticipated costs. Decreasing demand from tenants, rising competition, and uncertainty in input costs can lead to much variability in the business. This is especially an issue now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as there is a lot of uncertainty around when people will return to offices, and the…

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Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option For Your Facility

By Pivot Energy / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option For Your Facility

If you are a facility manager that is thinking of installing solar on the property you manage, you might be wondering how to pay for it. How much are the costs? Are there financing options? What are the other opportunities available out there? The cost of installing a 350 kilowatt (kW) solar system can cost…

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Savings and Incentives – Why You Should Take Advantage of Solar Now

By Pivot Energy / March 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Savings and Incentives – Why You Should Take Advantage of Solar Now

While solar policies and incentives vary across states and utilities, there has been one critical piece of federal policy that has played an outsized role in the rapid expansion of the solar energy industry. Much like other incentives that have long since sunset, this policy too is phasing down. Facility managers around the U.S are…

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Pivot Energy Partners with Weld RE-5J School District to Bring Community Solar and Advanced Energy Education to Northern Colorado

By Pivot Energy / February 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Partners with Weld RE-5J School District to Bring Community Solar and Advanced Energy Education to Northern Colorado

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s leading community solar developer, has announced a partnership with Weld County RE-5J to supply the school district with a 1.4-megawatt community solar subscription and $30,000 to offer post-secondary educational scholarships for Weld and Larimer county students. The scholarships will be available to students interested in pursuing advanced education within select STEM fields,…

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