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Pivot Energy Continues Charitable Giving with $90,000 Donation to Bright Futures

By Pivot Energy / November 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Continues Charitable Giving with $90,000 Donation to Bright Futures

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s leading community solar developer, announced it has donated $90,000 to Bright Futures, a Weld county workforce initiative designed to remove barriers for students that prevent them from pursuing higher education and obtaining gainful employment. The donation will be used to help a minimum of 45 local students pursue training and advanced educational opportunities. As a triple bottom line company, Pivot…

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

By Pivot Energy / November 10, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Community Solar vs. On-site Solar: Which One is Right for Your Business?

By Pivot Energy / October 7, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Pivot Energy Donates $50,000 to the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation to Create the First Ever Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund

By Pivot Energy / September 29, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Wazee Partners Reach 100% Clean Energy with Community Solar Subscription from Pivot Energy

By Pivot Energy / September 22, 2020 / Comments Off on 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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Pivot Energy and Nautilus Solar Energy Partner to Expand Community Solar Development in Colorado

By Pivot Energy / September 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy and Nautilus Solar Energy Partner to Expand Community Solar Development in Colorado

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, and Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC (“Nautilus“), a leading community solar owner and operator, have announced plans to co-develop 13 megawatts (MWs) of community solar in Colorado. The portfolio will consist of seven separate projects located across four counties in northeast and southern Colorado. The first garden is anticipated to come online in…

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One Bill to Rule Them All Part 3: Does Net Billing Reduce Project Risk?

By Pivot Energy / September 3, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All Part 3: Does Net Billing Reduce Project Risk?

The promise of consolidated billing stands to enhance community solar by reducing the friction experienced by subscribers and provide asset owners with the infrastructure to produce stable cash flows.

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One Bill to Rule Them All Part 2: How Do We Manage Community Solar Today?

By Pivot Energy / August 20, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All Part 2: How Do We Manage Community Solar Today?

In order to understand what functions the utility can replace, we must first understand what management providers do today.

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One Bill to Rule Them All(?): Utility Consolidated Billing and the Future of Community Solar 

By Pivot Energy / August 14, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All(?): Utility Consolidated Billing and the Future of Community Solar 

Part 1: Introduction Author: Kacie Peters To say that distributed solar has a storied history with utilities might be an understatement. After years of battles over net metering regulations, interconnection practices, and standby charges (to name a few), it would be fair to assume that the solar industry would be very hesitant to give a…

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Pueblo Residents Can Sign Up for New Solar Garden

By Pivot Energy / July 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Pueblo Residents Can Sign Up for New Solar Garden

Pivot Energy, which partnered with Black Hills Energy on a community solar garden in Southern Colorado, is now accepting subscribers for the solar garden, the company announced recently. Through a competitive bid process earlier this year, Black Hills selected Pivot Energy as a partner to develop a 2-megawatt community solar garden in the region. This…

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