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4 Reasons Why Climate Change Is a Racial Justice Issue

December 16 2020

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4 Reasons Why Climate Change Is a Racial Justice Issue

Climate change is a global emergency that affects all of us. However, it does not impact everyone equally. The negative effects of climate change are felt most strongly by our most vulnerable communities. This guest blog from Ben & Jerry’s explores why climate change is a racial justice issue and how we can help. *This…

By: Pivot Energy

December 16 2020

Pivot Energy Announces Major Company Growth in 2020 with New Leadership Hires, Key Promotions, and Regional Market Expansion

Colorado’s largest community solar developer and national solar provider, Pivot Energy, has announced major company growth results during 2020 while the solar industry experienced uncertainty and slowing. The company’s growth is highlighted by a 34% increase in staff and a 180% increase in installed solar capacity this year. In 2020, Pivot Energy hired 13 new positions, including the…

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December 8 2020

No Upfront Investment, No Maintenance

With the ongoing pandemic and work-at-home orders going well into 2021, the last thing businesses and commercial property owners are thinking about is making any non-essential or costly investments. Instead, the priority is to explore new ways to maximize revenue in this risky economic climate. So what if we told you there is a way…

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December 3 2020

Host Site vs. Traditional Solar

Whether you have looked at solar previously or it has never been something you have considered before, Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) is a game-changer that should be on any Massachusett business owner’s radar. The state-approved incentive program is a paradigm shift away from traditional solar, only attainable to those businesses that could afford to…

By: Pivot Energy

November 18 2020

Pivot Energy Announces Substantial Community Solar Subscription to Serve Colorado Healthcare Facilities

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s leading community solar developer and national solar provider, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Banner Health for a 5.9-megawatt community solar subscription — the single largest community solar commitment the company has secured to-date. The subscription represents Pivot’s first community solar offering within the healthcare industry, expanding the company’s growing portfolio…

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November 10 2020

How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency for Businesses

Self-storage companies can experience many financial downturns and unanticipated costs. Decreasing residential rents, increased competition, and uncertainty in demand can lead to a lot of variability in the business[1]. For example, even though COVID-19 drove up demand for self-storage businesses, the national average price of storage units was down by 4% in June 2020 compared…

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October 28 2020

Extra Space Storage Continues Clean Energy Leadership with 65 More Solar Installations from Pivot Energy

Today, national solar developer, Pivot Energy, announced its collaboration with Extra Space Storage to install 65 rooftop solar systems on storage buildings across eight states, including Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Tennessee. The portfolio totals 5.5 megawatts of emission-free and reliable energy, producing enough electricity to power nearly 1,000 homes for an entire year. The portfolio is estimated to save Extra Space $600,000 during the…

By: Pivot Energy

October 26 2020

How the Massachusetts SMART Program is Different Than Traditional Onsite Solar

2020 is a year of unforeseen and incalculable disruptions, and for many organizations, anything outside of the core competencies is a distraction. Right now, cash flows, efficiency, and adaptation are of utmost importance. In recognition of this, it is worth revisiting why the Massachusetts SMART program should be on your radar and how you stand…

By: Pivot Energy

October 2 2020

Why Your Corporate Budget Should Include Solar

Corporate budgets for self storage properties include many different business expenses – from maintenance costs and the water bill to acquiring tenants and mowing grass. Amongst these expenses, one of the most important variable costs includes the monthly electricity bill. According to the 2012 Commercial Building Consumption Survey (a new survey is currently underway), commercial…

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September 16 2020

A Tenant That Helps Pay the Bills: Solar for Self Storage

Households and businesses across the United States are increasingly adopting solar energy to reduce utility costs and meet sustainability goals. While solar can certainly help the bottom line at home or a place of work, another place also stands to benefit – self storage facilities. More people than ever are renting self storage units to…

By: Pivot Energy

September 10 2020

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