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Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

September 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Soltec is supplying complete tracker equipment to the 13-MW Eagle Point solar PV plant located in the state of Oregon by leading project developer Cypress Creek Renewables. “Our trackers require the fewest piles per megawatt and keep earth grading operations to a minimum, preserving the site’s wetlands and fragile ecosystem,”Read More

Photos of Sollega-mounted solar install that survived Hurricane Irma

Photos of Sollega-mounted solar install that survived Hurricane Irma

September 18, 2017 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

At Solar Power International, we chatted with Elie Rothschild, sales manager at Sollega, a leading commercial solar racking manufacture. He mentioned that Sollega’s injection molded FastRack 510 withstood 190 mph sustained (Category 5) winds of Hurricane Irma. Nearly 90 percent of the 900 kW array on the Westin Hotel areRead More

Details on new solar fixed tilt, tracker Pro packages from SunLink

Details on new solar fixed tilt, tracker Pro packages from SunLink

September 18, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

SunLink Corp. is offering new packages for its GeoPro fixed tilt and TechTrack Distributed single axis tracker products. The goal is to provide EPCs and developers with increased product pricing transparency and greater customization to meet the unique needs of the full spectrum of solar projects. “Today’s sophisticated solar customersRead More

NCLAVE touts up to 80 percent reduction in assembly time with new solar mounting system

NCLAVE touts up to 80 percent reduction in assembly time with new solar mounting system

September 7, 2017 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Spanish company NCLAVE — the merger of Grupo Clavijo and MFV Solar, and specialists in the design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of solar structures and trackers — will be showcasing some new stuff at Solar Power International in Las Vegas such as a new fixation system for framed modules, designed and patentedRead More

Ecolibrium Solar makes list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

Ecolibrium Solar makes list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

August 18, 2017 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

Ecolibrium Solar, maker of simple racking solutions for commercial and residential solar, was named to the 36th annual Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. Inc. Magazine ranked Ecolibrium Solar the 443rd fastest-growing private company in the country. To make the list, Ecolibrium Solar grew 989 percent overRead More

OMG Roofing’s new PowerGrip aims to reduce need for solar rooftop ballast

OMG Roofing’s new PowerGrip aims to reduce need for solar rooftop ballast

August 10, 2017 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

OMG Roofing Products has introduced PowerGrip Universal, a rooftop attachment anchor for mounting solar racking systems and other products to virtually any commercial roof. PowerGrip Universal is designed to reduce or eliminate the need for ballast in solar racking systems, so there’s less weight, material handling and labor on theRead More

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

August 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar Gain’s Vice President of Commercial Operations Tim Graunke was looking for a new rooftop mounting solution at the 2016 Intersolar Conference in San Francisco. “We were about two months away from starting a major project,” Tim said. In the weeks following InterSolar, Graunke worked with Roof Tech Sales Director Tim VaughnRead More

System designs like this squeeze as much energy out of your available space as possible.

Why energy density matters — and three ways to maximize it

August 7, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

In previous generations of solar installations, the primary cost-driver was the electricity-generating modules. But in the past five years, as costs for the modules themselves have fallen, myriad other costs have become far more central to making the economics of projects work. The increasing financial burden of fixed-cost items likeRead More

Meet the new KnuckleHead Solar Support from Green Link

Meet the new KnuckleHead Solar Support from Green Link

August 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Green Link will be premiering its new KnuckleHead Solar Support at the “Construct Show”, September 13-15, 2017, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI (Booth #411). The new head is designed to support solar arrays at a fixed 15-degree angle while also functioning as an elbow connector whichRead More

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

July 18, 2017 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

Another Intersolar has come and gone, but the product innovations, large and small, are here to stay. At least until next Intersolar. If you missed the event, or didn’t have time to see all three floors, here are some products that stood out to us in the exhibit hall. 1.Read More