Post Tagged with: "fixed tilt"

SunLink reports 150 percent growth in total MW shipped in 2017

SunLink reports 150 percent growth in total MW shipped in 2017

February 12, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

SunLink Corp. surpassed more than two gigawatts (GW) of total installed solar projects by the end of 2017. With more than 150 percent year-over-year growth in total megawatts shipped, SunLink increased its fixed-tilt market share by over 4x amid an overall industry decline in the utility ground mount market. The companyRead More

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

December 12, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Large-scale solar projects are becoming more common in Minnesota, and as you might expect, installation of these projects requires a different approach than large-scale projects in those popular desert climates. An example would be a new 5 MW AC Project south of the Twin Cities. On approximately 20 acres, twoRead More

Next-gen ground-mount solution from RBI Solar makes its debut

Next-gen ground-mount solution from RBI Solar makes its debut

September 8, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

RBI Solar recently unveiled its latest solar racking system, the RBI Solar next generation ground mount solution, after it achieved ETL Classification from Intertek to UL Standard 2703. This new model underwent a rigorous testing regimen for bonding and grounding to pass the UL 2703 Standard, which became effective onRead More

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PV Pointers: Five tips for purchasing from a mounting manufacturer

August 22, 2016 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

1) Engage manufacturers early Successful renewable energy projects optimize the power generation equipment in accordance with a site’s unique conditions. Unsuccessful projects fight their environment. Rather than advocating a one-size-fits-all solution, your mounting system manufacturer should be involved in project planning from day one to recommend options as to howRead More

GameChange Solar expands into Canada with Pour in Place order

GameChange Solar expands into Canada with Pour in Place order

August 17, 2016 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

GameChange Solar announced that it has expanded into Canada after an order for its Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System from a leading solar developer in Ontario. “We are excited to enter a new market with our industry leading ballasted and pile driven ground and rooftop solar racking systems,” said Teresa Zhao, DirectorRead More

You down with CIP? How cast-in-place foundations add flexibility to a solar installation

You down with CIP? How cast-in-place foundations add flexibility to a solar installation

August 8, 2016 at 1:18 pm 1 comment

Flexibility is maybe not the first word that comes to mind when thinking about concrete blocks, but when planning your next ballast solar project, it should be considered. Sure, the first concern when choosing your concrete foundations will likely be cost. How much will it cost to ship precast blocksRead More

GameChange Solar receives order for 111 MW of fixed tilt system

GameChange Solar receives order for 111 MW of fixed tilt system

July 26, 2016 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

GameChange Solar sent word that two leading EPCs ordered over 111 MW of its pile-driven fixed tilt racking systems for immediate production. The systems are GameChange Max-Span Post System for poly panels. These projects are part of an expected 1 GW for GameChange in the USA solar racking market this year.Read More

The value of a team approach to fixed-tilt ground-mount projects

The value of a team approach to fixed-tilt ground-mount projects

May 5, 2016 at 2:01 pm 2 comments

Fixed-tilt ground-mount systems are an excellent choice for maximizing solar energy production on sites with difficult soils, extreme environments, varying terrain or irregular boundaries. However, for projects with such site conditions in the mid-size range (1 MW to 10 MW), optimizing both the design and deployment of the PV systemRead More