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New high-density EcoFoot5D 5-Degree Racking System from Ecolibrium delivers 18.4 percent more power than 10-degree systems, utilizing a small footprint and densely packed inter row spacing.

New high-density, five-degree solar racking system available from Ecolibrium Solar

July 17, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

Ecolibrium Solar just announced its new EcoFoot5D High Density 5-Degree Racking System. Built on the well-known EcoFoot Modular Platform, the EcoFoot5D combines a small 7-in. by 16.7-in.  roof-friendly modular base and dense 9.9-in. inter-row spacing. The result is a tightly packed array that delivers 18.4 percent more power than 10-degreeRead More

GameChange Solar’s Grid-Lite roof mount system gets DSA approval

GameChange Solar’s Grid-Lite roof mount system gets DSA approval

October 10, 2016 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

GameChange Solar says that its Grid-Lite Roof System was the first ballasted roof system to obtain DSA approval for an entirely ballasted rooftop solar array. The system is for a college building installation in Tustin, Calif. Scott Van Pelt, Sr. Director of Engineering, explains it like this: “The advanced design of theRead More

What lies beneath: Mount a string inverter under an array with this integration

What lies beneath: Mount a string inverter under an array with this integration

June 14, 2016 at 8:00 am 1 comment

PV systems are just a series of connections — modules to strings, panels to racking, inverters to the grid, etc. These pieces often all come from different places, and an installer can find real benefit in solutions that come ready to connect quickly and easily — like the integration SollegaRead More

Load Warriors: Experts discuss rooftop ballast installation best practices

Load Warriors: Experts discuss rooftop ballast installation best practices

May 16, 2016 at 11:18 am 3 comments

Installing a ballast racking system on a commercial roof isn’t necessarily any easier or more difficult than a ground-mount in terms of the planning and challenges, but you can’t accidentally void the earth’s warranty. There’s also less risk in a ground-mount mistake resulting in a PV system tumbling into aRead More

SPI highlight: Seeing the massive rooftop array that powered the convention

SPI highlight: Seeing the massive rooftop array that powered the convention

September 22, 2015 at 10:27 am 1 comment

Maybe the coolest, or most appropriate, aspect of Solar Power International this year was the location itself — the Anaheim Convention Center — which is maybe the most eco-friendly and solar-friendly in the country. (The uncoolest, or most ironic, aspect was the single morning of rain Anaheim will probably see allRead More

GameChange mounting 25-MW of systems in landfills across three states

GameChange mounting 25-MW of systems in landfills across three states

August 25, 2015 at 11:08 am 1 comment

GameChange Racking will be shipping 25-MW of its Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground Systems for installation on landfill sites in Maryland, Connecticut and New Jersey over the next two months. “Our Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System is suitable not only for landfill applications but also for rocky sites which make installing piles challenging,” said Derick Botha,Read More

GameChange releases Gen4 Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System

GameChange releases Gen4 Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System

August 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm 3 comments

You probably already know about previous versions of the Pour-in-Place. Well, GameChange has announced a newer edition, the Gen4 Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System, that will be available for shipping in Q4 2015. The latest innovation features: • Even faster install. • Up to 25% less concrete due to optimized ballast distribution.Read More

A 3-MW New Jersey landfill Project from Solar FlexRack.

Mounting Challenges: Landfills, Brownfields, Water-Saturated Sites

August 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm 2 comments

Landfills Two of the most common types of landfill construction and classification are sanitary (municipal waste) and construction, demolition and debris (CDD) landfills. Sanitary landfills are normally constructed under rigid environmental specifications and standards, including rubber membrane linings for leachate collection, ground water monitoring wells, methane gas monitoring wells andRead More

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GameChange Pour-in-Place system used in 2.5 MW Mass. landfill install

June 4, 2015 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Citizens Energy Chairman Joseph P. Kennedy II, a former Member of Congress, joined with Westfield, Mass., Mayor Daniel Knapik in the ceremonial flipping of a switch in western MA featured in WWLP 22 NEWS. The 2.5 MW Solar Landfill Installation utilized the GameChange Racking Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System, and isRead More