Greentech Media Solar Summit Recap

May 17, 2019

By: Kacie Peters

Director of Business Development

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“It’s always fitting to attend a solar conference in Arizona – the sun’s energy is more tangible in 100-degree heat.” – every attendee at the GTM Solar Summit 2019

As I write this, the Pivot Energy team is on our way home to Denver from the 12th annual Greentech Media Solar Summit in Scottsdale. The event attracts the industries leading experts in solar and storage finance, technology, and software. Here are some of the “hottest” topics tending at the event:

Pivot Energy Awarded 11 Community Solar Projects in Illinois

May 16, 2019

Projects will provide enough clean energy to power 4,500 Illinois households.


Pivot Energy Nominated as 2019 “Best Places to Work” by Denver Business Journal

May 14, 2019

Denver Business Journal announces Pivot Energy as a finalist for their 2019 Best Places to Work list

Pivot Energy has been named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work finalists by the Denver Business Journal. Pivot Energy was selected under the “small” size category and is the only solar company to make the list in any of the categories.

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Pivot Energy Solar Canopy Installation Unveiled to the Public at Mount Rushmore

April 22, 2019

April 22, 2019 -- Today, the new Thomas Jefferson Solar Canopy at Mount Rushmore National Memorial was unveiled at the Mt. Rushmore national park in Keystone, South Dakota. The 346 kilowatt project, designed and managed by Pivot Energy, includes 975 solar modules which are mounted on top of the Washington parking garage. The project is the second largest solar installation in the state.

Part 4: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: ARES and Credit Rates

April 17, 2019

By: Kacie Peters 

Director of Business Development

In the classic Western movie troupe, two men stare down each other at high noon. “This town isn’t big enough for the two of us,” one says to the other. The encounter typically ends poorly for one of the participants.

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

April 10, 2019

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.

Pivot Energy Named 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year

April 09, 2019

The Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA) has named Pivot Energy the 2019 Community Solar Project of the Year winner for their Garfield County Housing Authority community solar garden!

Part 2: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Learning the Lessons of a Crowded Energy Market

April 03, 2019

By: Kacie Peters 

Director of Business Development

In part 1 of this blog series, I likened the rapid growth in community solar in IL to a Wild West town with a colorful cast of characters and its own style of law. And, if you are still thinking about staking ground in this boomtown, you’ll need to understand that, though community solar is new, Alternative Retail Electric Suppliers (ARES) were the sheriffs in town for decades.

Pivot Energy Announces Massive Project to Illuminate the Dark Side of the Moon

April 01, 2019

Ground-breaking new project demonstrates how far solar and energy storage have come.

Part 1: The Wild, Wild (Mid)West: Community Solar In IL

March 27, 2019

By: Kacie Peters 

Director of Business Development

It’s hard to understate the sheer scale and impact of the California Gold Rush. When 300,000 people moved to California in a span of 7 years, it brought some “growing pains.” Entire city governments emerged from dust, often sparking a bloody battleground for control, earning the name, the Wild West.

And, the modern community solar rush in Illinois is (mostly) no different.