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Engineers discuss field test of PanelClaw’s new Panda Bear Ground Mount

Engineers discuss field test of PanelClaw’s new Panda Bear Ground Mount

April 3, 2017 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Preventing a Solar Slide As solar energy becomes more popular in the marketplace, the technology continues to improve and become more cost effective. The rapid pace of development and highly competitive environment has incentivized solar companies to better understand how their products interact with the surrounding environment. As an example,Read More

Project profile: Church in Hawaii repairs roof, adds 82-kW solar array

Project profile: Church in Hawaii repairs roof, adds 82-kW solar array

March 29, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Utility costs in Hawaii are higher than most of the United States, so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed on larger projects to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing seam roof, the Word of Life Christian Center installed an 82 kW solarRead More

Unirac bumps warranty to 25 years on several solar mounting systems

Unirac bumps warranty to 25 years on several solar mounting systems

March 21, 2017 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Unirac, Inc. now has a new 25-year product warranty for Solarmount, Sunframe Microrail (SFM), Roofmount and Unirac Large Array (ULA) product lines. The new warranty took effect on February 28, 2017. “We seek to provide the most innovative industry-leading solutions to our customers. Unirac now has one of the longestRead More

Schletter Group debuts next-gen fixed tilt ground-mount racking system, G-Max

Schletter Group debuts next-gen fixed tilt ground-mount racking system, G-Max

March 16, 2017 at 8:28 am 1 comment

Schletter Group is introducing G-Max — the company’s next generation fixed-tilt, solar ground-mount racking system. What’s cool about it? According to Schletter, noteworthy cost benefits of the steel ground-mount product include increased adjustment capability in the field, increased spans between foundations, standardization and reduction of hardware, and lower costs acrossRead More

Hollaender’s Speed-Rail brand solar pipe rack fittings are now UL 2703 approved

Hollaender’s Speed-Rail brand solar pipe rack fittings are now UL 2703 approved

March 16, 2017 at 7:27 am Comments are Disabled

Hollaender Manufacturing, manufacturer of Speed-Rail brand solar pipe rack fittings, has received UL 2703 Recognized Component Approval under Intertek ETL mark No. 5006508. UL 2703 is solar industry standard covering rack mounting systems, mounting grounding/bonding components, and clamping/retention devices for specific flat-plate photovoltaic modules and panels that comply with theRead More

Schletter Group completes three solar projects in the Dominican Republic

Schletter Group completes three solar projects in the Dominican Republic

March 7, 2017 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The Schletter Group has completed three further solar projects in the Dominican Republic: in collaboration with the market leading local project developer Trace Solar SRL, Schletter installed three ground-mounted plants with a total capacity of more than 2.2 MWp. The largest solar power plant in the entire Caribbean region hadRead More

Solar tracker companies merge: Grupo Clavijo, MFV Solar team up

Solar tracker companies merge: Grupo Clavijo, MFV Solar team up

March 6, 2017 at 8:05 am Comments are Disabled

Grupo Clavijo and MFV Solar are joining forces to become one of the largest photovoltaic solar trackers in the game. The Spanish companies Grupo Clavijo and MFV Solar, with the support of the Q-Growth Fund, have reached a merger agreement to form NCLAVE, the new name of this partnership, and areRead More

Three Department of Defense projects in Florida go with SunLink racking

Three Department of Defense projects in Florida go with SunLink racking

February 24, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

SunLink Corp. was selected by Swinerton Renewable Energy to supply its GeoPro fixed tilt solution in connection with a 165 MW portfolio of solar ground mount projects located in the panhandle of Florida. Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, is constructing the three projects on Department of Defense property as partRead More

Distributor point of view: Border States discusses benefits of Roof Tech’s rail-less system

Distributor point of view: Border States discusses benefits of Roof Tech’s rail-less system

February 23, 2017 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

As product manager for clean energy products for Border State’s southeast region, Jim Woods is the appointed champion for growing the company’s solar business. During his 17 years with Shealy Electrical Wholesalers before its 2016 merger with Border States, Woods had gained considerable experience working with residential and commercial solarRead More

Michigan’s largest solar power plant installed with Solar FlexRack fixed-tilt racking

Michigan’s largest solar power plant installed with Solar FlexRack fixed-tilt racking

January 31, 2017 at 12:25 pm 1 comment

The G3-X smart fixed-tilt racking product from Solar FlexRack was just installed in the largest solar power generation project in Michigan. Recognized for its adaptability, speed and ease of installation, Solar FlexRack says its G3-X racking system reduces labor time and overall solar project costs. Solar FlexRack, is a division of NorthernRead More

 
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