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Gain a New Revenue Stream with Solar in 2021

By Pivot Energy / January 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Gain a New Revenue Stream with Solar in 2021

Unlock A New Revenue Stream Savvy business owners know how to generate additional revenue from their commercial assets. Some examples include leasing the roof space for billboards or cellular antennas, providing additional paid services to tenants or renting unused space, and providing premium parking spaces.  Now there is another option available to commercial property owners…

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Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College Flip the Switch on New Campus Solar System

By Pivot Energy / January 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College Flip the Switch on New Campus Solar System

Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College (JJC) announced today the completion and activation of a 1.3-megawatt (MW) onsite solar system at JJC’s Main Campus. The solar array, which consists of 3,542 solar panels, was installed by national solar developer Pivot Energy and will save the college more than $1.6 million in electricity expenses over 25…

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Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option for Your Business

By Pivot Energy / December 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option for Your Business

If you are considering solar, you might be curious about how to pay for it. How much does it cost? Is there financing available? What other options are there? For a 250 kilowatt (kW) system, your installation might cost $500,000 before any state, or federal incentives are applied. This can be a steep financial investment…

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

By Pivot Energy / December 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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No Upfront Investment, No Maintenance

By Pivot Energy / December 2, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Solar Incentives Explained for Your Self Storage Business

By Pivot Energy / November 19, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Host Site vs. Traditional Solar

By Pivot Energy / November 17, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency for Businesses

By Pivot Energy / October 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Extra Space Storage Continues Clean Energy Leadership with 65 More Solar Installations from Pivot Energy

By Pivot Energy / October 26, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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10 Benefits of Using Solar for Your Self-Storage Business

By Pivot Energy / October 13, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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