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

By Pivot Energy / October 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Benefits of Community Solar

By Pivot Energy / October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Community solar has arrived – and it is delivering real benefits today. Across the country, individuals and families, renters and homeowners, and local municipalities, small businesses, churches, schools, and other key community institutions are: Supporting renewable energy, reducing emissions, and accelerating the transition away from fossil fuels Creating local power projects that increase regional grid…

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Pivot Energy Community Solar in the Land of Lincoln

By Pivot Energy / September 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pivot Energy has a long history of developing and constructing solar projects in the Midwest, starting in Illinois and Missouri in 2010. After Illinois passed the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) in 2016, Pivot began both commercial and community solar campaigns throughout the state. We worked directly with landowners and local authorities to lease and…

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New to New Mexico: Pivot Energy Expands Solar Services into the Land of Enchantment

By Pivot Energy / September 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

SANTE FE, NM, Sept. 24, 2019 – Pivot Energy, a national leader in comprehensive commercial and community solar services, has announced its plans to expand its operations into New Mexico. Pivot Energy’s expansion comes after New Mexico passed the Energy Transition Act (ETA) earlier this year, designed to accelerate the adoption of clean energy generation,…

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5 Reasons a Landowner Should Lease Land to a Solar Farm

By Pivot Energy / September 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Author: Eli Oppenheimer Manager, Project Development   Over the last ten years, electric utility providers around the country have taken active steps to increase the amount of renewable energy resources deployed through solar power within their service territory. Colorado’s utilities are among the nation’s leaders in these efforts and serve as a national model for…

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6 Reasons Why Community Solar is Good for New Mexicans

By Pivot Energy / September 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Author: Jon Sullivan VP of Project Development   New Mexico is one of a handful of states trying to implement a community solar program. If legislators and stakeholders are successful, then opportunities will abound for New Mexican’s to benefit from the New Mexico Community Solar Act and the solar industry in general. The first major…

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Colorado Community Solar Market Overview

By Pivot Energy / September 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today, community solar feels like the logical end for distributed clean energy – build large offsite solar arrays, let multiple households, companies, municipalities, and others subscribe to the capacity, and receive bill credits on the generation. However, only a short while ago, this concept was wildly new and innovative. It was only in 2010 that…

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Pivot Energy Awarded 25 Megawatts of Community Solar Capacity in Colorado

By Pivot Energy / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pivot Energy catapults to No. 1 community solar developer in Colorado DENVER, Colorado (August 6, 2019) — Today, Pivot Energy announced it has been awarded 25 megawatts (MWs) of new community solar energy capacity through Xcel Energy’s 2019 Solar*Rewards Community request for proposal (RFP). The award increases Pivot’s Colorado community solar portfolio to nearly 50…

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Pivot Energy Featured on Solar Power World’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors List

By Pivot Energy / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pivot Energy is proud to announce it has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its commercial and community solar projects developed across the country. Pivot Energy has been ranked 184 out of 415 solar companies on the magazine’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors list, including as the No. 1 solar installer in South Dakota.…

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SEIA Announces ‘The Solar+ Decade’, Targeting 20% Solar Generation by 2030

By Pivot Energy / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Despite all of the curveballs thrown its way, the solar industry achieved tremendous success over the last decade, experiencing an average annual growth rate of 50%. In 2010, the solar industry accounted for only .01% of total electricity generation across the country. Today, solar energy represents roughly 2.5% of electricity generation in the U.S. and…

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