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SB Buzz Podcast: Discussing rail-less mounting with Ecolibrium Solar

SB Buzz Podcast: Discussing rail-less mounting with Ecolibrium Solar

November 9, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

We ventured out to Boulder, Colo., to discuss rail-less solar mounting with Chris Berg and Jonah Coles of Ecolibrium Solar. Because it is Colorado, the Ecolibrium office was located like 50 feet from a brewery, Asher Brewing Co., so that seemed like a good place to chat. Click to listenRead More

OMCO Solar expands: New hires to drive expansion of fixed-tilt racking system, project management

OMCO Solar expands: New hires to drive expansion of fixed-tilt racking system, project management

November 6, 2017 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

OMCO Solar, a division of OMCO Holdings, announced a significant expansion to their solar product offerings and construction leadership teams, bringing years of solar experience to support the launch of their exclusive, Field-Fast fixed-tilt racking solution. Chosen as Director of Solar Product Engineering, Matt Kesler will oversee all current andRead More

Soltec shows 200 percent growth in 2017, ranks third globally in solar trackers

Soltec shows 200 percent growth in 2017, ranks third globally in solar trackers

October 25, 2017 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Soltec, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers and related services, has installed its trackers all over the globe for more than a decade now but the company says 2017 was its best year so far, showing over 200 percent revenue growth. The strategic move to the United States in 2015Read More

Nuance Energy installs 530-kW system at Flag City RV Resort thanks to unique anchor ground-mount

Nuance Energy installs 530-kW system at Flag City RV Resort thanks to unique anchor ground-mount

October 25, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Nuance Energy, manufacturer of the patent-pending Osprey PowerPlatform and developer of distributed generation solar projects through its Central Valley California AgWell Solar division, has installed 530 kW of solar power at the Flag City RV Resort in central California. Nuance Energy handled the installation directly owing to the project’s complexity,Read More

Case study: Prepping solar tracker systems in advance of a hurricane

Case study: Prepping solar tracker systems in advance of a hurricane

October 23, 2017 at 9:16 am 0 comments

When the U.S. government declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Irma’s arrival on Sept. 8, we knew what was at stake for the 33 NEXTracker solar projects (or 24,000 tracker rows) that would be affected by the impending high winds and flood waters. Although our experience withRead More

Ecolibrium Solar now a preferred supplier for Amicus Solar Cooperative

Ecolibrium Solar now a preferred supplier for Amicus Solar Cooperative

October 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Ecolibrium Solar just signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative as a preferred solar racking vendor for its member companies. Ecolibrium Solar was selected based on its successful relationships with Amicus members who use and prefer EcoFoot modular racking and for its strength as a company. Other factors include EcolibriumRead More

SunModo offers rubber gasket to install between its solar awning panels

SunModo offers rubber gasket to install between its solar awning panels

October 16, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

SunModo is now offering an easy to install rubber gasket that fits snuggly between your solar panels. The company says eliminating these gaps protects the space below your outdoor living space from sunlight and rain by weather stripping between your PV Modules. If you are installing SunModo’s solar canopy, solar carport or solarRead More

SB Buzz Podcast: SunLink VP on tech, data, diversity and the path forward for solar

SB Buzz Podcast: SunLink VP on tech, data, diversity and the path forward for solar

October 16, 2017 at 8:30 am 0 comments

We sat down, with mimosas in hand at 9 a.m. on the last day of Solar Power International, with Kate Trono, VP of Products for SunLink, for an in-depth discussion on the role that data and technology will play in the future of solar and (hopefully) the grid. At someRead More

West Hills Construction to develop 20-MW of rooftop solar tracker projects

West Hills Construction to develop 20-MW of rooftop solar tracker projects

October 11, 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

West Hills Construction, a fourth-generation family owned design/build general construction firm, is developing up to 20 MW of commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects utilizing Edisun’s rooftop tracking technology, PV Booster. The first project developed under this partnership is a 1 MW solar array installed on 368,000 square feet of a 528,000Read More

DuraTrack goes down under: Array Technologies to support six new Australian solar projects

DuraTrack goes down under: Array Technologies to support six new Australian solar projects

October 11, 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

The DuraTrack HZ v3 from Array Technologies, the top supplier of centralized solar tracking systems, was selected for six new Australian solar projects. The projects, scheduled for commercial operation in 2018, total 586 MW of new solar power in Australia and will provide reliable, clean power to 238,000 homes across QueenslandRead More