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Where To Build Solar: Working With Locals and Landowners

December 22 2022

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Where To Build Solar: Working With Locals and Landowners

A solar lease provides landowners with a steady source of income for decades while protecting them from the variability and unpredictability that often comes with agricultural and other applications.

By: Pivot Energy

December 22 2022

Community Solar in Your Town: What to Expect

In this blog, we will review a couple of common questions and myths and discuss why your new local community solar initiative is a cause for celebration, not concern.

By: Pivot Energy

December 19 2022

2022 Year In Review

As 2022 comes to a close and the planning begins for an even more impactful year ahead, let’s take a look at some of our many accomplishments from the last 12 months.

By: Pivot Energy

December 15 2022

Solar Safety 103: Solar Panel Recycling

In this blog, we’re going to review the latest standards and best practices for properly recycling your solar panels.

By: Pivot Energy

November 22 2022

Solar Safety 102: Installation Best Practices

In this blog, we will discuss the standardized installation practices and regulations that make rooftop solar panels arguably safer than other commonplace appliances, such as HVAC systems, refrigerators, and microwaves.

By: Pivot Energy

November 17 2022

Pivot Energy Improves Sustainability Of Affordable Housing Complex

Pivot Energy is investing $100,000 towards the development of a 50 kW onsite solar array and providing a 196 kW community solar subscription to Clara Brown Commons.

By: Pivot Energy

November 15 2022

Solar Safety 101: How Do Solar Panels Work?

The primary components of a solar panel are: a semiconductor (typically silicon), metal, plastic or glass, and wiring apparatuses.

By: Pivot Energy

November 8 2022

Combining Solar and Storage to Increase Energy Resiliency

This article explains how distributed solar PV systems equipped with batteries play an important role in improving the energy resiliency of your property and community.

By: Pivot Energy

November 2 2022

Pivot Energy Secures $100 Million Revolving Loan Facility from Fundamental Renewables

Fundamental Renewables will provide a $100 million revolving development loan facility to Pivot Energy, funding a diverse range of solar and storage projects across the country.

By: Pivot Energy

October 18 2022

CEJA Grows Renewables and Social Equality in Illinois

The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) raised the bar for Illinois’ electrical generation, setting a new goal for renewable energy to represent 40% of energy generated by 2030, 50% by 2040, and 100% from carbon-free sources by 2050.

By: Pivot Energy

October 17 2022

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