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Solar Incentives Explained for Your Self Storage Business

November 19 2020

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Solar Incentives Explained for Your Self Storage Business

Businesses in 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 industrial customers in 2020. This colossal solar market growth was possible due to federal and state financial incentives, tax credits,…

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November 19 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…

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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

Are You Guilty of Recruitment Bias?

Author: Tom Hacquoil, CEO of Pinpoint At Pivot, we are working to build a diverse and inclusive team, which is why we decided to use Pinpoint for our recruiting software. Pinpoint’s software attracts a diverse pool of high-quality applicants and taps into underrepresented talent. We feel so grateful to partner with Pinpoint for our company’s hiring…

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November 5 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…

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October 26 2020

10 Benefits of Using Solar for Your Self-Storage Business

It is no secret: solar energy can benefit businesses of all types – from small retail stores and offices to giant corporations, warehouses, and even self-storage facilities. Some of the largest companies in the U.S, such as Walmart, Costco, and IKEA, have installed solar on their properties and are making commitments for 100 percent renewable…

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October 13 2020

Community Solar vs. On-site Solar: Which One is Right for Your Business?

If your business is considering going solar, there are two main options for reducing your electricity bill and supporting a cleaner grid. Many businesses in Colorado are now starting to consider community solar programs as an alternative to the tried and true option of installing solar on their properties. Let’s break down the differences between…

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October 7 2020

Pivot Energy Donates $50,000 to the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation to Create the First Ever Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, announced today that it will award $50,000 to the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation (PHEF) to create southern Colorado’s first Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund. The fund is anticipated to support as many as 20 local students pursue continued education and future careers in the renewable energy industry.  The two…

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September 29 2020

Wazee Partners Reach 100% Clean Energy with Community Solar Subscription from Pivot Energy

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, announced it has entered into an agreement with Wazee Partners, a Denver-based real estate company, for a 445 kilowatt community solar subscription. The subscription will serve two income-qualified multi-family buildings located in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The subscription represents the final amount of renewable energy needed to supply each building…

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September 22 2020

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