Mounting Guide

Meet PEG: A ground-mount solar system that boosts land yield on constrained sites

Meet PEG: A ground-mount solar system that boosts land yield on constrained sites

July 6, 2020 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

A recent bankability report by DNV GL shows the value of PEG racking from Jurchen Technology for land constrained sites. In addition, with the release of a high snow load PEG solution, currently being installed in Austria, the PEG system may have the potential to prevent the termination of many projectsRead More

RECON Corp. tabs RPCS for 8 MW of solar tracker projects in Illinois

RECON Corp. tabs RPCS for 8 MW of solar tracker projects in Illinois

July 1, 2020 at 11:59 am 0 comments

RP Construction Services, Inc. (RPCS) and RECON Corporation announced earlier this week their partnership to build 8 MWdc of solar tracker projects in Illinois this year.  RECON Corporation, a solar photovoltaic EPC contractor based in Michigan, will be building three ground mount solar tracker projects, utilizing the DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axisRead More

EDF Renewables constructs solar carports at Cox Communications headquarters

EDF Renewables constructs solar carports at Cox Communications headquarters

July 1, 2020 at 10:52 am 0 comments

EDF Renewables North America was chosen by Cox Communications to design and build an integrated 360 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic and 560 kW / 1,360 kilowatt hour (kWh) onsite behind-the-meter battery storage solution at the primary Cox Communications’ corporate office in San Diego. The carport and rooftop solar installation combinedRead More

Comparison: SunModo’s new NanoMount vs. EZ Roof Mount and SoloFlash

Comparison: SunModo’s new NanoMount vs. EZ Roof Mount and SoloFlash

June 29, 2020 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

SunModo (this month’s sponsor) has the most comprehensive collection of solar mounting and racking solutions, from residential rooftops to large-scale ground-mounts to carports and everything in between. Choosing among them can be daunting. For example, on residential shingle roofs, there is the EZ Roof Mount, which is a best seller,Read More

Sunpro Solar listed as a Certified Platinum Installer in new program from Unirac

Sunpro Solar listed as a Certified Platinum Installer in new program from Unirac

June 29, 2020 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Founded in 2008, Sunpro Solar is one of the leading providers of solar energy and battery storage for the Southern United States and Gulf regions. Headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, Sunpro Solar provides solar energy solutions to residential and commercial properties across the United States. Last week, Sunpro Solar was amongRead More

RBI Solar launches Sunflower II solar tracker with industry-leading grade tolerance

RBI Solar launches Sunflower II solar tracker with industry-leading grade tolerance

June 24, 2020 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

RBI Solar (part of Gibraltar Industries) makes its living on steady fixed-tilt and carport solar projects. The company launched its own single-axis tracker, Sunflower I, in January 2019 after two and a half years of working with customers to deploy it. Fast-forward to today and RBI Solar has over 600 MWRead More

Pure Safety Group debuts new fall protection system — Guardian Retractable HLL

Pure Safety Group debuts new fall protection system — Guardian Retractable HLL

June 22, 2020 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Pure Safety Group, a company dedicated exclusively to fall protection for workers at height, introduces the Guardian Retractable HLL (horizontal lifeline). Available July 8 in North America, the HLL is for use in either fall arrest or fall restraint applications. During a fall, the Retractable HLL will deploy an extendingRead More

RPCS to deliver over 85 MW of solar tracker projects for Indiana Municipal Power Agency

RPCS to deliver over 85 MW of solar tracker projects for Indiana Municipal Power Agency

June 17, 2020 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

RP Construction Services, Inc. (RPCS) and the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) have partnered to build a number of solar tracker projects to supply communities throughout the state of Indiana with clean, renewable solar energy. IMPA is the wholesale power supplier to 61 public power communities in Indiana and Ohio,Read More

Roof assessment checklist for rack-mounted solar installs

Roof assessment checklist for rack-mounted solar installs

June 17, 2020 at 8:00 am 2 comments

The technology and techniques for mounting solar panels on roofs has been around for a surprisingly long time (as early as 1884). Thanks to that history and the improvement of techniques over time, rack-mounted solar panels present the lowest financial barrier to homeowners considering solar. There are, however, many thingsRead More

Directional wind effects on single-axis solar tracker stow strategies explored in new whitepaper

Directional wind effects on single-axis solar tracker stow strategies explored in new whitepaper

June 15, 2020 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

As we enter the next decade of the utility-scale solar PV rollout, there are many uncertainties surrounding the future of the industry. Uncertainty surrounding the “greenness” of coronavirus recovery plans, and further legislation to disincentivize the use of fossil fuels puts a massive question mark beside any estimate on futureRead More