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5 Things You Should Know About Leasing Land

By Pivot Energy / October 6, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Things You Should Know About Leasing Land

Community solar has gained a lot of traction over the past 10-15 years in states with ambitious renewable portfolio standards (RPS). These states realized early on that community solar projects benefit a range of stakeholders: they help utilities meet their renewable energy quotas, which in turn helps states achieve their RPS goals, and they deliver…

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How Different States are Fueling the Community Solar Revolution

By Pivot Energy / September 1, 2021 / Comments Off on How Different States are Fueling the Community Solar Revolution

Community solar projects have existed in the United States since 2007, though they were few and far between. Fast forward to Q1 2021, when 40 states have at least one community solar project online with a cumulative 3.1 gigawatts (GW) installed. This tremendous growth is largely due to innovative policymaking that has transformed what was…

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Unlock Benefits in Illinois by Going Solar Today

By Pivot Energy / August 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Unlock Benefits in Illinois by Going Solar Today

Not long ago, Illinois was lagging behind when it came to renewable energy deployment. However, that all changed when the Future Energy Jobs Act passed in 2016 and the state has since seen over a 20-time increase of solar energy installed! While the state of solar incentives is in flux, Illinois remains one of the…

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Pivot Energy Recognized as Top U.S. Solar Company

By Pivot Energy / July 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Recognized as Top U.S. Solar Company

The U.S. solar industry is on the upswing, thanks to a pro-renewables presidential administration and increased concern over climate change. Pivot Energy has had a front-row seat to this action, with business increasing over the last year. Solar Power World has recognized the company’s installation success by ranking Pivot Energy at No. 78 out of…

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Community Solar Markets: A State Review

By Pivot Energy / June 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Community Solar Markets: A State Review

As many as 75% of households across the United States cannot install solar on their property because they rent, live in a multitenant building, or experience other mitigating problems. To address this issue, some states have introduced community solar (also known as shared solar) as an alternative for residential and commercial customers alike. Community solar refers…

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The Right Time for Facility Managers to Choose Solar is Now

By Pivot Energy / May 27, 2021 / Comments Off on The Right Time for Facility Managers to Choose Solar is Now

Companies worldwide have started to recognize the numerous benefits that solar energy brings: a decrease in long-term facility costs, access to market incentives, and an increase in property value, to name a few. Therefore, it is not about deciding whether or not to install solar for many facility managers but instead knowing the right time…

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Pivot Energy and Standard Solar Develop Three New Community Solar Projects in Colorado

By Pivot Energy / May 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy and Standard Solar Develop Three New Community Solar Projects in Colorado

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, and Standard Solar, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in the development, funding, ownership, and operation of commercial and community solar assets, have announced the development of three new community solar projects in Colorado. Two projects are located in Garfield County and the third in Jefferson County. The projects in total represent four megawatts of new clean…

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Pivot Energy Announces New York Expansion, Now Offering Comprehensive Community and Commercial Solar Services Statewide

By Pivot Energy / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Announces New York Expansion, Now Offering Comprehensive Community and Commercial Solar Services Statewide

National leading solar company planning to develop nearly 100-megawatts of new solar energy across the Empire State.

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Pivot Energy Featured in Bloomberg Video Series: The Spark

By Pivot Energy / March 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Featured in Bloomberg Video Series: The Spark

Pivot Energy is featured in Bloomberg’s The Spark video series alongside WeSolar Inc. and Bithenergy to discuss community solar. Community solar allows residents, businesses, and non-profits to take advantage of solar without any upfront costs or equipment needed. This subscription-based structure tears down barriers for low-income households and underrepresented communities to access the cost-saving benefits of solar while supporting…

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Pivot Energy Partners with Weld RE-5J School District to Bring Community Solar and Advanced Energy Education to Northern Colorado

By Pivot Energy / February 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Partners with Weld RE-5J School District to Bring Community Solar and Advanced Energy Education to Northern Colorado

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s leading community solar developer, has announced a partnership with Weld County RE-5J to supply the school district with a 1.4-megawatt community solar subscription and $30,000 to offer post-secondary educational scholarships for Weld and Larimer county students. The scholarships will be available to students interested in pursuing advanced education within select STEM fields,…

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