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One Bill to Rule Them All Part 3: Does Net Billing Reduce Project Risk?

By Pivot Energy / September 3, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All Part 3: Does Net Billing Reduce Project Risk?

The promise of consolidated billing stands to enhance community solar by reducing the friction experienced by subscribers and provide asset owners with the infrastructure to produce stable cash flows.

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One Bill to Rule Them All Part 2: How Do We Manage Community Solar Today?

By Pivot Energy / August 20, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All Part 2: How Do We Manage Community Solar Today?

In order to understand what functions the utility can replace, we must first understand what management providers do today.

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One Bill to Rule Them All(?): Utility Consolidated Billing and the Future of Community Solar 

By Pivot Energy / August 14, 2020 / Comments Off on One Bill to Rule Them All(?): Utility Consolidated Billing and the Future of Community Solar 

Part 1: Introduction Author: Kacie Peters To say that distributed solar has a storied history with utilities might be an understatement. After years of battles over net metering regulations, interconnection practices, and standby charges (to name a few), it would be fair to assume that the solar industry would be very hesitant to give a…

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How Software Services Can Ease Downturn Effects on Community Solar

By Pivot Energy / June 15, 2020 / Comments Off on How Software Services Can Ease Downturn Effects on Community Solar

Pairing community solar project development with a software platform helps standardize digital operations, and plan for long-term growth and change.

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Two Years Later: What’s New with SunCentral?

By Pivot Energy / April 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Two Years Later: What’s New with SunCentral?

When we first launched SunCentral, the concept was simple: create an elegant cloud platform service designed to simplify realizing the value of community solar for all stakeholders: project developers, customers, and utilities alike. Since then, our offering has evolved into more than just a community solar management service helping project operators attract and retain subscribers,…

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LMI carve-outs aren’t really making community solar more equitable

By Pivot Energy / October 3, 2019 / Comments Off on LMI carve-outs aren’t really making community solar more equitable

Author: Kacie Peters Director, Business Development   Community solar is often idealized as the magic bullet for many of the issues associated with traditional solar – offering scale to reduce cost, delivering access to clean energy for 51% of the population that rents or lives in homes unsuitable for onsite solar installations, and providing increased…

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SunCentral Quickly Growing as Industry Preferred Community Solar Cloud Platform

By Pivot Energy / July 16, 2019 / Comments Off on SunCentral Quickly Growing as Industry Preferred Community Solar Cloud Platform

Late last year, we released SunCentral, a proprietary cloud platform service designed to help project developers, customers, and utilities set up and operate successful community solar programs and assets. As project developers ourselves, we saw a critical need in the market for a community solar management platform that provides infrastructure robust enough to manage the…

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