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Mounting Pressure: Today’s large-scale PV boom demands new levels of service from racking companies

Mounting Pressure: Today’s large-scale PV boom demands new levels of service from racking companies

May 11, 2017 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

For the first time ever, in 2016, U.S. solar ranked as the No. 1 source of new electric generating capacity additions on an annual basis. In total, solar accounted for 39 percent of new capacity additions across all fuel types, and these big numbers are coming via big installs asRead 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

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Solving space limitations

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Solving space limitations

November 14, 2016 at 9:22 am 3 comments

We say it every year: When it comes to solar projects, we are all winners. We already announced the winners of our 2016 Project of the Year vote, but we at Solar Builder liked a bunch of the other submissions too. Welcome to the first in our series of Editor’sRead More

Solar Builder Project of The Year Winner: Fort Madison Middle School

Solar Builder Project of The Year Winner: Fort Madison Middle School

November 7, 2016 at 8:51 am 2 comments

Fort Madison Middle School Category: Roof-Mount Fort Madison, Iowa | 300 kW The landmark 1922 Fort Madison Middle School nearly wound up in an Iowa landfill, but thanks to the vision of developer Todd Schneider, and thanks to state-administered funding from the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the apartmentRead More

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

June 6, 2016 at 10:30 am 5 comments

Most of you may have learned that the earth is not flat. Which is too bad, really. If it was flat, we’d just place PV panels all over it and call it a day. Our Mounting Guide would certainly be a lot less interesting. But no, of course it isn’t flat.Read More

DC optimizer advocates: HDPV Alliance adds 14 big names to member ranks

DC optimizer advocates: HDPV Alliance adds 14 big names to member ranks

November 12, 2015 at 5:07 pm 1 comment

Have you head of the HDPV Alliance? It is an industry-wide alliance focused on lowering the cost and increasing the performance of PV solar systems — an alliance that just got a little bigger. HDPV announced the addition of 14 new members including: Arctech Solar, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI), Bender, Bentek, ChinaRead More

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Ground-mounted

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Ground-mounted

August 31, 2015 at 4:28 pm 2 comments

Charlton Solar Charlton, Mass. Completed: Dec. 31, 2014 Size: 4.4-MW DC Constrained by population densities and interconnection capacity, most optimal solar sites in the Northeast have already been developed, leaving more challenging landscapes necessitating site-specific designs. The 4.4-MW Charlton Solar plant in Massachusetts, one of two “managed growth” projects builtRead More

 
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