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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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Earn Extra Revenue with LADWP’s Feed-In-Tariff Program

By Pivot Energy / July 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Earn Extra Revenue with LADWP’s Feed-In-Tariff Program

Los Angeles is currently facing a range of climate-related challenges such as severe drought, record-breaking temperatures, and devastating wildfires. In response to these increasingly frequent extreme weather events, the city has set ambitious climate and renewable energy goals. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the largest municipal utility in the United States,…

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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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How Solar Impacts Your Building and Roof Maintenance

By Pivot Energy / June 3, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Impacts Your Building and Roof Maintenance

Solar panels are an excellent investment if you want to decrease your building’s operational costs, increase resiliency against power outages, and meet your company’s sustainability goals. However, facility managers may be concerned that solar arrays would raise building maintenance issues and come with unforeseen challenges. The worry is that this will decrease the net savings…

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A New Door Opens for Company Expansion and Growth as ECP Invests in Pivot Energy

By Pivot Energy / June 2, 2021 / Comments Off on A New Door Opens for Company Expansion and Growth as ECP Invests in Pivot Energy

Over the past three years, Pivot has grown our business, our team, and our impact, and we knew the time was right for a strategic investor to help us accelerate. That is why we are thrilled to announce that we have a new strategic partner, ECP, a leading investor with a proven and established track…

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Green Your Building with Solar Energy

By Pivot Energy / June 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Green Your Building with Solar Energy

The term ‘green buildings’ has gained a lot of traction in the commercial real estate industry over the past decade. A property is considered a green building if it incorporates construction, design, and operational practices that reduce any negative impacts on humans and the environment. Buildings are “greener” if they reduce water usage, install energy-efficient…

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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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How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

By Pivot Energy / April 29, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

Climate change is driving extreme and aggressive weather patterns across the country and the world. 2020 witnessed a record of 22 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the United States alone. These increasingly common natural disasters threaten the safety and stability of individuals, communities, and businesses alike. They also pose a unique problem for…

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Solar Incentives: Everything Facilities Managers Need to Know

By Pivot Energy / April 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Solar Incentives: Everything Facilities Managers Need to Know

Companies, governments, nonprofits, and schools across 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 non-residential customers just last year. This massive solar market growth was possible due to federal and…

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