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Mountain Parks Electric Enters into Solar Power Agreement with Pivot Energy for Project in Jackson County, CO

By Pivot Energy / May 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Mountain Parks Electric Enters into Solar Power Agreement with Pivot Energy for Project in Jackson County, CO

Mountain Parks Electric recently signed a 20-year agreement with Pivot Energy to purchase the power generated by 1.3 megawatt solar array that will be developed later this year. This agreement enables Mountain Parks Electric to save on wholesale power costs while also increasing their local renewable power supply. Read the full story here

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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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Community Solar Team Grows Stronger with Recent Hires

By Pivot Energy / August 29, 2017 / Comments Off on Community Solar Team Grows Stronger with Recent Hires

In late 2016 Microgrid Energy decided to apply its extensive engineering, construction, and development experience to the exciting community solar sector. Community solar, which allows businesses and consumers to purchase renewable energy from local solar farms (also known as solar gardens), is growing in popularity as more states pass legislation to make it a reality.…

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Microgrid Energy Installs Microgrid for Fire Station

By Pivot Energy / August 17, 2017 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Installs Microgrid for Fire Station

Microgrid Energy recently completed a solar PV-based microgrid installation at Fremont Fire Station 11 in Fremont, California. They microgrid will allow the fire station to continue operating in the event of a grid outage, while at the same time reducing their carbon footprint and locking in their energy rates for the foreseeable future. In partnership…

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Microgrid Energy Installs Whole Foods Market Solar Portfolio

By Pivot Energy / July 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Installs Whole Foods Market Solar Portfolio

Microgrid is currently wrapping up the installation of solar arrays on twelve Whole Foods Markets across the country.  The first projects were installed in Massachusetts and Texas at the end of 2016, and the last projects are being installed in California this summer.  The portfolio totals more than 1.6 MW, with sites ranging from 27…

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Microgrid Energy Moves to Downtown St. Louis

By Pivot Energy / February 3, 2017 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Moves to Downtown St. Louis

Microgrid Energy recently expanded into a new office space in downtown St. Louis, solidifying a commitment to its flagship office and headquarters. Located at 224 N 7thStreet, the office is just down the street from Busch Stadium and a short walk from the Gateway Arch. The 107-year-old building features updated office spaces, conference room space…

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Microgrid Energy Opens Denver Office

By Pivot Energy / April 18, 2016 / Comments Off on Microgrid Energy Opens Denver Office

Microgrid Energy recently expanded its footprint with the establishment of a permanent office in Denver, Colorado. In October, the company relocated its veteran sales director, Kacie Peters, to establish the market for commercial PACE projects and recruited Mat Elmore, formerly with Elevate Energy, to help head up the new regional team. “We hope to take…

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Microgrid “Cleans Up” the Ethical Society

By Pivot Energy / November 15, 2015 / Comments Off on Microgrid “Cleans Up” the Ethical Society

Microgrid’s volunteer day at the Ethical Society a success! As part of the 3BL philosophy, Microgrid is dedicated to growing and nurturing our community as a whole, and volunteering is one of the ways we achieve that. The 25 kW solar array we installed on the roof in 2014 is functioning well and providing energy savings to…

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SLU Celebrates Culmination of Solar Panel Project

By Pivot Energy / October 26, 2015 / Comments Off on SLU Celebrates Culmination of Solar Panel Project

Saint Louis University celebrated the culmination of the installation of nine solar arrays throughout the midtown campus Friday during the “Solar at SLU” reception at the Everest Education Union. Brandon Verhoff, director of Sustainability and Benchmarking, welcomed a crowd of nearly 50 people, followed by remarks from Rick Hunter, CEO of Microgrid Solar, a partner…

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