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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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Pivot Energy Announces New York Expansion, Now Offering Comprehensive Community and Commercial Solar Services Statewide

By Pivot Energy / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Announces New York Expansion, Now Offering Comprehensive Community and Commercial Solar Services Statewide

National leading solar company planning to develop nearly 100-megawatts of new solar energy across the Empire State.

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10 Benefits of Using Solar For Your Facility

By Pivot Energy / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on 10 Benefits of Using Solar For Your Facility

It is no secret that on-site solar energy can benefit facilities of all types—from small retail stores and offices to giant corporate offices, warehouses, and even shopping malls. On-site solar refers to solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on either a residential or commercial property. They can be installed on the roof, mounted on a field,…

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Reflecting on Our Work as a B Corp

By Pivot Energy / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Reflecting on Our Work as a B Corp

March is B Corp month and as a proud member of the movement, Pivot Energy celebrates all of the companies striving to do better business. As a national leader within the solar industry, our work inherently aligns with B Corp’s values of striking a balance doing good for our people, planet, and profit. However, for…

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Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option For Your Facility

By Pivot Energy / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option For Your Facility

If you are a facility manager that is thinking of installing solar on the property you manage, you might be wondering how to pay for it. How much are the costs? Are there financing options? What are the other opportunities available out there? The cost of installing a 350 kilowatt (kW) solar system can cost…

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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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Pivot Energy Impact Report 2020

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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