The award increases Pivot’s Colorado community solar portfolio to nearly 50 MW, making it the number one community solar developer in the state for total megawatts of approved capacity and the total number of projects.
The 25 MW will be generated by 13 individual projects located across Xcel Energy service territory, available for any Xcel Energy customer to subscribe to, including residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers.
Subscriptions from the 25-MW portfolio will be managed through SunCentral, Pivot’s proprietary community solar customer management interface, designed to provide customers, project administrators, and utilities with seamless user experience.
“Colorado’s energy generation mix is quickly changing to a more decentralized and cleaner model. Pivot is thrilled to be able to work with Xcel Energy as a major contributor to that transformation,” said Jon Sullivan, VP of project development for Pivot Energy. “As a company headquartered in Denver, we are deeply committed to investing our time and resources locally to ensure that Colorado, its local communities and its future generations can realize all of the benefits that solar energy provides.”
As part of Pivot’s commitment to Colorado’s local communities, the company will donate significant scholarships towards student tuition for renewable energy-related topics of study. The company will also offer local K-12 schools and higher education institutions tours of completed community solar projects and plans to offer a solar internship program beginning in 2020.
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