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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.   

Introducing: The Wild, Wild (mid)West: Community Solar in IL

March 26, 2019

Illinois is about to experience an unprecedented boom in community solar projects in the market, going from a few pilot projects to 200 MW in 2 years. With so much growth, the learning curve for all stakeholders is steep and must be addressed quickly. In this blog series, Pivot's Director of Business Development, Kacie Peters will explore how developers and asset managers can best market and position community solar in the confines of a complicated, competitive Illinois deregulated energy market.

Pivot Energy Wins SunPower 2018 “Intelegant Award for Excellence”

March 12, 2019

DENVER, CO, March 12, 2019 – Pivot Energy, a Denver-based solar installer, has received the SunPower “Intelegant Award for Excellence” for an exceptionally well-designed and installed commercial solar project commissioned in 2018.

Category: Company News
Tags: Solar, Solar PV

S*Park and Stanley Marketplace Go Live with Community Solar

January 29, 2019

Local Developer Surpasses 22 MW of Community Solar Developed Across Colorado

Towards More Customer Friendly Community Solar Products

January 22, 2019

Tom Hunt, VP of Strategic Initiatives at Pivot Energy, gives his perspective on the dynamic community solar market:

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