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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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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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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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SunCentral Quickly Growing as Industry Preferred Community Solar Cloud Platform

By Pivot Energy / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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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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Pivot Energy Awarded 11 Community Solar Projects in Illinois

By Pivot Energy / May 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Pivot Energy Awarded 11 Community Solar Projects in Illinois

Projects will provide enough clean energy to power 4,500 Illinois households. Springfield, IL (May 16, 2019) — Today, Pivot Energy, a national solar developer, announced it has been awarded 11 community solar projects totaling approximately 29.36 MW(dc) of new solar capacity through the Illinois Adjustable Block Lottery Program. The projects will provide clean and affordable solar energy to…

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Part 3: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Subscription Rate Design

By Pivot Energy / April 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Part 3: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Subscription Rate Design

By: Kacie Peters Director of Business Development Gold is a huge motivator. During the gold rush, hundreds of thousands headed west to strike it rich. But not everyone made a fortune in the gold rush, and not every community solar developer in Illinois will either. Rate design and credit offsets are particularly complex in the…

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