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Pivot Energy Named 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year

By Pivot Energy / April 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Named 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year

The Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA) has named Pivot Energy the 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year winner for their Garfield County Housing Authority community solar garden! Now, in their second year, the awards honor the individuals, projects and products behind the Mountain West’s successful solar and energy storage industries. Chosen by an independent panel…

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Part 2: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Learning the Lessons of a Crowded Energy Market

By Pivot Energy / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Part 2: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Learning the Lessons of a Crowded Energy Market

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development In part 1 of this blog series, I likened the rapid growth in community solar in IL to a Wild West town with a colorful cast of characters and its own style of law. And, if you are still thinking about staking ground in this boomtown, you’ll need…

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Introducing: The Wild, Wild (mid)West: Community Solar in IL

By Pivot Energy / March 26, 2019 / Comments Off on Introducing: The Wild, Wild (mid)West: Community Solar in IL

Illinois is about to experience an unprecedented boom in community solar projects in the market, going from a few pilot projects to 200 MW in 2 years. With so much growth, the learning curve for all stakeholders is steep and must be addressed quickly. In this blog series, Pivot’s Director of Business Development, Kacie Peters…

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Part 1: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Community Solar In IL

By Pivot Energy / February 27, 2019 / Comments Off on Part 1: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Community Solar In IL

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development It’s hard to understate the sheer scale and impact of the California Gold Rush. When 300,000 people moved to California in a span of 7 years, it brought some “growing pains.” Entire city governments emerged from dust, often sparking a bloody battleground for control, earning the name, the…

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Towards More Customer Friendly Community Solar Products

By Pivot Energy / January 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Towards More Customer Friendly Community Solar Products

Tom Hunt, VP of Strategic Initiatives at Pivot Energy, gives his perspective on the dynamic community solar market: As community solar grows to a potential of 84 GW by 20301, it is imperative that contract terms become friendlier to customers. Current offers are largely restricted to investment grade commercial and governmental customers, and residential homeowners…

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S*Park and Stanley Marketplace Go Live with Community Solar

By Pivot Energy / January 19, 2019 / Comments Off on S*Park and Stanley Marketplace Go Live with Community Solar

Local Developer Surpasses 22 MW of Community Solar Developed Across Colorado Denver CO – January 29, 2019 – Pivot Energy today announced that two community solar gardens have come online in Denver at S*Park, a mixed-use development in RiNO, and Stanley Marketplace, a community focused marketplace in Stapleton. In addition to providing solar bill credits…

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Pivot Energy Expands Leadership Team with High-Profile New Hires

By Pivot Energy / January 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Expands Leadership Team with High-Profile New Hires

As part of Pivot Energy’s aggressive growth plan, we recently hired top solar professionals including Tom Hunt, Melanie C. Kelly, Arun Ramadass, and Kacie Peters. These individuals will lead company strategy, spearhead new development, and break into new markets.   Tom Hunt, VP of Strategic Initiatives: Tom Hunt is the VP of Strategic Initiatives at Pivot…

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Colorado’s I-70 Corridor Gets 10.3 MW of Community Solar Projects through Co-Development Partnership Between Standard Solar and Pivot Energy

By Pivot Energy / October 25, 2018 / Comments Off on Colorado’s I-70 Corridor Gets 10.3 MW of Community Solar Projects through Co-Development Partnership Between Standard Solar and Pivot Energy

ROCKVILLE, Md.—October 25, 2018​​ — Six sites along the I-70 corridor in Colorado – including several towns, school districts and housing authorities (low income residents) – will benefit from a 10.3 megawatt (MW) portfolio of community solar, thanks to the collaboration between ​Pivot Energy​ and ​Standard Solar​, two leading national solar companies.     “When Pivot Energy…

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Pivot Energy Signs Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority to Long-Term Community Solar Lease

By Pivot Energy / April 25, 2018 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Signs Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority to Long-Term Community Solar Lease

Thanks to a partnership with Pivot Energy, Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority’s electricity will be offset by solar power before the end of 2018. Following the execution of a 20-year community solar subscription agreement with Microgrid Energy, the Colorado Airport will have access to 1.16 MW of electricity annually from two community solar gardens–enough to…

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Microgrid Energy to Develop One-Megawatt Community Solar Project in Garfield County, CO

By Pivot Energy / March 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy to Develop One-Megawatt Community Solar Project in Garfield County, CO

Microgrid Energy’s one-megawatt Community Solar project in Garfield County, Colorado was recently given the green light for development! Construction is scheduled to begin later this summer and is expected to be complete by October. The project will generate enough power to serve the equivalent electrical needs of 175-200 homes annually, providing clean, renewable energy at a fixed-rate…

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