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Budgeting for Solar in 2022

By Pivot Energy / October 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Budgeting for Solar in 2022

As we approach the end of the year, companies are turning an eye towards their annual budget for 2022, outlining the necessary investments that advance corporate strategy and business resiliency. Budgets are not only a reflection of revenue goals, they also reflect corporate values. With an increase in extreme weather events and declining solar incentives,…

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Is a Solar PPA Right for My Company?

By Pivot Energy / October 13, 2021 / Comments Off on Is a Solar PPA Right for My Company?

If you are a sustainability officer or a savvy business leader eager to find innovative ways to simultaneously reduce your company’s operational costs and environmental impact, you are probably considering switching to solar. And if you’re contemplating going solar, you have likely heard reference to solar Power Purchase Agreements (commonly known as PPAs). What exactly…

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Future Proof Your Solar Installation With Energy Storage

By Pivot Energy / October 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Future Proof Your Solar Installation With Energy Storage

Energy storage is a key player in the future of renewable energy. If you have been considering switching to solar you have almost certainly come across the topic of solar-plus-storage. Despite its increasing popularity, many people still don’t understand energy storage or recognize it as a game-changer for clean energy.  Here we will explain what…

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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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Pivot Energy Completes Building-Integrated Solar Project With Morgan Creek Ventures

By Pivot Energy / September 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Completes Building-Integrated Solar Project With Morgan Creek Ventures

 Pivot Energy and Morgan Creek Ventures are excited to announce the completion of Phase 2 of the Boulder Commons’ integrated solar energy project. The 318-kilowatt (kW) facility sets a new standard for sustainable building design and construction.  Boulder Commons’ owner Morgan Creek Ventures (MCV) is a developer dedicated to sustainability, and their leadership sees Boulder…

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Now is The Time for Businesses to Make Meaningful Climate Decisions

By Pivot Energy / September 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Now is The Time for Businesses to Make Meaningful Climate Decisions

The time for businesses to make meaningful climate decisions is now. This was made abundantly clear with the recent release of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report titled Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Starker than the previous reports, this report concludes that it is “unequivocal” that humans…

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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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How California Businesses Are Earning Money From Solar

By Pivot Energy / August 31, 2021 / Comments Off on How California Businesses Are Earning Money From Solar

Savvy Los Angeles business owners have long been aware of the myriad of benefits that solar energy offers. From reduced operational expenses to the marketable optics of supporting clean energy, solar helps these businesses put their rooftops, parking lots, and open spaces to work in order to boost their bottom line and benefit the planet.…

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Understanding New Jersey’s New Solar Incentive Framework

By Pivot Energy / August 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Understanding New Jersey’s New Solar Incentive Framework

Last month, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced that they plan to replace New Jersey’s existing solar incentive program with a new framework. The new program, which comes after nearly three years of discussion and debate, aims to incentivize the development of 3,750 megawatts of new solar generation by 2026. This target…

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Gain a New Revenue Stream with LADWP’s FiT Program

By Pivot Energy / August 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Gain a New Revenue Stream with LADWP’s FiT Program

Creative business owners have long leveraged their properties as a new means of generating income. For instance, some building owners choose to lease their rooftops to advertisers who use the space for billboards or to telecommunication companies to site cell towers. Some owners opt to rent out unused parking spaces to offer prime parking to…

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