Commercial Solar

Extra Space Storage Continues Nationwide Solar Portfolio Development with Pivot Energy

By Pivot Energy / November 27, 2018 / Comments Off on Extra Space Storage Continues Nationwide Solar Portfolio Development with Pivot Energy

23 additional storage facilities in Colorado and Illinois are slated to go from green to greener in 2018. Denver, CO – November 27, 2018 – Pivot Energy is pleased to announce its partnership with Extra Space Storage (NYSE: EXR), to further EXR’s mission to reduce its carbon footprint by adding 2.7 megawatts (MW) of new…

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Microgrid Energy Installs Rooftop Solar on MilliporeSigma’s New LEED Certifiable Building

By Pivot Energy / June 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Installs Rooftop Solar on MilliporeSigma’s New LEED Certifiable Building

MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, worked with Microgrid Energy to install a rooftop solar array on its new LEED certifiable facility in Burlington, Massachusetts. The facility was custom-built by The Gutierrez Company for MilliporeSigma and incorporated countless energy efficiency measures. The 182-kilowatt solar array is another example of the company’s…

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Mountain Parks Electric Enters into Solar Power Agreement with Pivot Energy for Project in Jackson County, CO

By Pivot Energy / May 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Mountain Parks Electric Enters into Solar Power Agreement with Pivot Energy for Project in Jackson County, CO

Mountain Parks Electric recently signed a 20-year agreement with Pivot Energy to purchase the power generated by 1.3 megawatt solar array that will be developed later this year. This agreement enables Mountain Parks Electric to save on wholesale power costs while also increasing their local renewable power supply. Read the full story here

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Corporations With 100% Renewable Energy Goals Now Account for 150 Terawatt-Hours per Year

By Pivot Energy / September 22, 2017 / Comments Off on Corporations With 100% Renewable Energy Goals Now Account for 150 Terawatt-Hours per Year

Corporations continue to ignore President Trump’s charade over the Paris climate agreement. During Climate Week NYC, the Climate Group announced a record number of companies have signed on to a 100 percent renewable power commitment by 2020. Major financial institutions Citi and JPMorgan Chase & Co. joined the pledge, bringing the group to 110 companies.…

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Microgrid Energy Installs Microgrid for Fire Station

By Pivot Energy / August 17, 2017 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Installs Microgrid for Fire Station

Microgrid Energy recently completed a solar PV-based microgrid installation at Fremont Fire Station 11 in Fremont, California. They microgrid will allow the fire station to continue operating in the event of a grid outage, while at the same time reducing their carbon footprint and locking in their energy rates for the foreseeable future. In partnership…

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Microgrid Energy Installs Whole Foods Market Solar Portfolio

By Pivot Energy / July 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Installs Whole Foods Market Solar Portfolio

Microgrid is currently wrapping up the installation of solar arrays on twelve Whole Foods Markets across the country.  The first projects were installed in Massachusetts and Texas at the end of 2016, and the last projects are being installed in California this summer.  The portfolio totals more than 1.6 MW, with sites ranging from 27…

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SLU Celebrates Culmination of Solar Panel Project

By Pivot Energy / October 26, 2015 / Comments Off on SLU Celebrates Culmination of Solar Panel Project

Saint Louis University celebrated the culmination of the installation of nine solar arrays throughout the midtown campus Friday during the “Solar at SLU” reception at the Everest Education Union. Brandon Verhoff, director of Sustainability and Benchmarking, welcomed a crowd of nearly 50 people, followed by remarks from Rick Hunter, CEO of Microgrid Solar, a partner…

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Microgrid Energy Expansion Continues Across California

By Pivot Energy / September 8, 2015 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Expansion Continues Across California

Did you know, California is the leading state of solar installs in the country. Now, you can use Microgrid as your preferred California solar installer. Microgrid has three office locations for your convenience in Los Angeles, The Bay Area and San Diego. California Leads the Nation 403,675 solar projects 3,220 megawatts installed Dozens of commercial…

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SWIC Goes Solar

By Pivot Energy / June 25, 2015 / Comments Off on SWIC Goes Solar

The community college’s Belleville campus is one of 15 across the state that is pursuing solar power. SWIC has partnered with Microgrid Solar in St. Louis, which is installing the 540 panels for an estimated total of 137 kilowatts. About 115 kilowatts’ worth of panels is being mounted on the roof of the varsity gymnasium and…

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PACE Offers New Finance Option for Energy Upgrades

By Pivot Energy / January 20, 2015 / Comments Off on PACE Offers New Finance Option for Energy Upgrades

The up front costs and challenge of making the shift to renewable sources of energy is now easier than ever. PACE enabling legislation is being passed in states across the country, helping make building energy improvements more feasible, by allowing for finance terms that are hard to come by, including zero upfront cost, and off-balance…

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