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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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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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Pivot Energy Announces Substantial Community Solar Subscription to Serve Colorado Healthcare Facilities

By Pivot Energy / November 10, 2020 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Announces Substantial Community Solar Subscription to Serve Colorado Healthcare Facilities

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s leading community solar developer and national solar provider, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Banner Health for a 5.9-megawatt community solar subscription — the single largest community solar commitment the company has secured to-date. The subscription represents Pivot’s first community solar offering within the healthcare industry, expanding the company’s growing portfolio…

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Are You Guilty of Recruitment Bias?

By Pivot Energy / November 4, 2020 / Comments Off on Are You Guilty of Recruitment Bias?

Author: Tom Hacquoil, CEO of Pinpoint At Pivot, we are working to build a diverse and inclusive team, which is why we decided to use Pinpoint for our recruiting software. Pinpoint’s software attracts a diverse pool of high-quality applicants and taps into underrepresented talent. We feel so grateful to partner with Pinpoint for our company’s hiring…

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How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency for Businesses

By Pivot Energy / October 28, 2020 / Comments Off on How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency for Businesses

Self-storage companies can experience many financial downturns and unanticipated costs. Decreasing residential rents, increased competition, and uncertainty in demand can lead to a lot of variability in the business[1]. For example, even though COVID-19 drove up demand for self-storage businesses, the national average price of storage units was down by 4% in June 2020 compared…

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Extra Space Storage Continues Clean Energy Leadership with 65 More Solar Installations from Pivot Energy

By Pivot Energy / October 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Extra Space Storage Continues Clean Energy Leadership with 65 More Solar Installations from Pivot Energy

Today, national solar developer, Pivot Energy, announced its collaboration with Extra Space Storage to install 65 rooftop solar systems on storage buildings across eight states, including Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Tennessee. The portfolio totals 5.5 megawatts of emission-free and reliable energy, producing enough electricity to power nearly 1,000 homes for an entire year. The portfolio is estimated to save Extra Space $600,000 during the…

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