Pivot Energy and Standard Solar Establish 3 New Neighborhood Solar Projects in Colorado

May 12, 2021 11:52 AM ET
  • National solar carriers continue partnership to breakthrough Colorado's clean energy shift, provide fair access to budget-friendly renewable energy
Pivot Energy and Standard Solar Establish 3 New Neighborhood Solar Projects in Colorado
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Pivot Energy, Colorado's biggest community solar programmer, and Standard Solar, Inc., a country wide identified leader in the growth, funding, possession, and procedure of business and neighborhood solar properties, have introduced the growth of 3 brand-new community solar projects in Colorado. 2 projects are located in Garfield County and the 3rd in Jefferson County. The projects in total stand for 4 megawatts of new clean and plentiful solar energy and will create adequate power to power greater than 700 houses.

One megawatt of the portfolio is solely committed to offering low-income clients, while the staying 3 megawatts have been subscribed to by local communities and organizations. Pivot Energy established and constructed the solar yards and will offer customer monitoring solutions, while Standard Solar will certainly finance, possess, and keep the systems.

" Our proceeded collaboration with Standard Solar has actually been a remarkable success as we work to satisfy the growing need by Coloradans for even more clean energy," said Jon Fitzpatrick, vice president of project advancement for Pivot Energy. "This is an exciting portfolio for us to develop that will support regional jobs and develop economic benefits for Garfield and Jefferson counties while advancing the state's clean energy progress."

" Establishing these projects along with Pivot Energy was a real partnership leveraging our joint sources and our shared worths in renewable resource and access," claimed Shaun Laughlin, Head people Strategic Development for Standard Solar. "We're proud to do our part to accelerate the energy change with getting top notch, renewable resource properties projects like these throughout the U.S."

Neighborhood solar is expanding at a fast rate across Colorado as a means for regional neighborhoods to assist attain clean energy targets while supplying the chance for substantial expense savings to anybody who pays an electrical power costs. Clean Energy Economy for the Region (CLEER), a leading clean energy campaigning for group for Colorado's western slope region, supports the increased growth of community solar via the Garfield Clean Energy Collaborative and various other initiatives.

" We're excited to see the launch of these new projects," said Katharine Rushton, CLEER's renewable energy program director. "Solar energy is an important part of Garfield County's economic growth strategy, and these projects will enable the city governments that have subscribed to cover their electricity needs with in your area produced energy. Access to low-cost solar energy is particularly handy for those at the lower end of the income spectrum, so we invite the classification of 1 MW of community solar for low-income customers."

Both solar gardens found in Garfield County will come online in June 2021, while the project found in Jefferson County will be stimulated later this summer season. Pivot strategies to create additional gardens on the western slope in 2021.

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