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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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Business for Good: Pivot Energy’s 2020 Impact Report

By Pivot Energy / January 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Business for Good: Pivot Energy’s 2020 Impact Report

We are excited to release Pivot Energy’s 2019 Impact Report. As a Certified B Corporation, we operate on a triple bottom line basis, meaning our activities are oriented towards having a positive impact on people, planet, and profit.

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Pivot Energy Completes 34-Megawatt Community Solar Portfolio Through Illinois Adjustable Block Program

By Pivot Energy / January 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Completes 34-Megawatt Community Solar Portfolio Through Illinois Adjustable Block Program

Today, national solar developer Pivot Energy announced the completion of 12 new community solar gardens located across Illinois, totaling 34-megawatts of emission-free, clean, and local electricity. Pivot Energy was awarded the portfolio in 2019 as part of the Illinois Adjustable Block Program. Nine of the solar gardens are currently operational and producing clean energy for ComEd and…

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Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College Flip the Switch on New Campus Solar System

By Pivot Energy / January 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College Flip the Switch on New Campus Solar System

Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College (JJC) announced today the completion and activation of a 1.3-megawatt (MW) onsite solar system at JJC’s Main Campus. The solar array, which consists of 3,542 solar panels, was installed by national solar developer Pivot Energy and will save the college more than $1.6 million in electricity expenses over 25…

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4 Reasons Why Climate Change Is a Racial Justice Issue

By Pivot Energy / December 16, 2020 / Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Climate Change Is a Racial Justice Issue

Climate change is a global emergency that affects all of us. However, it does not impact everyone equally. The negative effects of climate change are felt most strongly by our most vulnerable communities. This guest blog from Ben & Jerry’s explores why climate change is a racial justice issue and how we can help. *This…

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Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option for Your Business

By Pivot Energy / December 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option for Your Business

If you are considering solar, you might be curious about how to pay for it. How much does it cost? Is there financing available? What other options are there? For a 250 kilowatt (kW) system, your installation might cost $500,000 before any state, or federal incentives are applied. This can be a steep financial investment…

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Pivot Energy Announces Major Company Growth in 2020 with New Leadership Hires, Key Promotions, and Regional Market Expansion

By Pivot Energy / December 8, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Announces Major Company Growth in 2020 with New Leadership Hires, Key Promotions, and Regional Market Expansion

Colorado’s largest community solar developer and national solar provider, Pivot Energy, has announced major company growth results during 2020 while the solar industry experienced uncertainty and slowing. The company’s growth is highlighted by a 34% increase in staff and a 180% increase in installed solar capacity this year. In 2020, Pivot Energy hired 13 new positions, including the…

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No Upfront Investment, No Maintenance

By Pivot Energy / December 2, 2020 / Comments Off on No Upfront Investment, No Maintenance

With the ongoing pandemic and work-at-home orders going well into 2021, the last thing businesses and commercial property owners are thinking about is making any non-essential or costly investments. Instead, the priority is to explore new ways to maximize revenue in this risky economic climate. So what if we told you there is a way…

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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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Solar Incentives Explained for Your Self Storage Business

By Pivot Energy / November 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Solar Incentives Explained for Your Self Storage Business

Businesses in the U.S are switching to solar energy at an unprecedented rate. Compared to just 370 megawatts (MW) in 2010, more than 15,000 MW of solar capacity has already been installed by commercial and industrial customers in 2020. This colossal solar market growth was possible due to federal and state financial incentives, tax credits,…

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