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Are delays disrupting your solar PV project schedule? The Osprey PowerPlatform might be your answer

Are delays disrupting your solar PV project schedule? The Osprey PowerPlatform might be your answer

April 2, 2020 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Picture this: You’re a solar EPC that got bank rolled for X-amount of PV projects for the year and you are now relying on third-party vendors that are now delayed and you can’t mobilize to the job site. You are stuck, forced to pay close attention to cash flow. It’sRead More

Solar FlexRack Installed in Georgia REDI Solar Projects

Solar FlexRack reaches 200 installations with its TDP 2.0 solar tracker

March 31, 2020 at 11:32 am 1 comment

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, has reached 200 solar tracker installations either completed or in construction of its TDP 2.0 model. The company currently has solar tracker projects in 18 states, working closely with leading solarRead More

TerraSmart adds a civil division to its utility-scale solar project turnkey services

TerraSmart adds a civil division to its utility-scale solar project turnkey services

March 12, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

TerraSmart is launching a new civil division, TerraCivil, that will aide in streamlining the overall project execution on utility-scale solar projects and further build out its available turnkey services. TerraCivil incorporates civil land construction services such as fencing, building access roads, clearing, destumping, grading, stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) and more.Read More

Smart bolts to prevent over-torque are poised to expand in the next decade

Smart bolts to prevent over-torque are poised to expand in the next decade

March 9, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Smart bolts are tension indicating threaded fasteners that are used to bind two or more unthreaded structures. Improper amount of torque applied to the bolts might break or strip the thread of the bolts. Over the years, engineers had the concern to withstand damage of bolts as it was notRead More

Florida’s High Tower Roofing to start installing roof-integrated GAF Energy solar PV

Florida’s High Tower Roofing to start installing roof-integrated GAF Energy solar PV

March 5, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Lakeland, Florida’s High Tower Roofing became the first roofing company in its area to offer roof-integrated solar from GAF Energy for homeowners. High Tower customers can now install an energy-generating solar roof system and decrease their reliance on utility power. The GAF Energy solar system couples innovative, attractive, and affordableRead More

Clenergy passes DUNS Registered Supplier Capability Evaluation for manufacturing

Clenergy passes DUNS Registered Supplier Capability Evaluation for manufacturing

March 2, 2020 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

Solar mounting and racking manufacturer Clenergy passed the Dun & Bradstreet DUNS Registered Supplier Capability Evaluation (Manufacturing), rated at 5A1. The D&B DUNS Number (which stands for data universal number system) is a unique nine-digit identifier for businesses that is used in dozens of countries around the world, including the U.S., Australia, andRead More

Install Insights: RPCS explains why it prefers Array Technologies’ trackers

Install Insights: RPCS explains why it prefers Array Technologies’ trackers

March 2, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

For another perspective on the ins and outs of Array Technologies’ technology, we reached out to RP Construction Services (RPCS), a turnkey designer, supplier, and installer of Array’s DuraTrack HZ V3 ground mounted solar tracker, to explain why this is their preferred system. Among the main considerations for a solarRead More

Array Technologies Lost Hills project, installed by RPCS.

Three big bifacial tracker takeaways from Array Technologies’ field test analysis

March 2, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Last month in the Tracker Tracker, we checked in with Soltec and took a look at its most recent bifacial PV tracking data and conclusions. This month, we turn to Array Technologies to do the same. Array Technologies’ DuraTrack system is much different than Soltec’s (and most other trackers really)Read More

Astral Power partners with Cancer Resource Center for community solar support

Astral Power partners with Cancer Resource Center for community solar support

February 24, 2020 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Astral Power Inc. announced a new community partnership with the Cancer Resource Center (CRC) of the Finger Lakes in New York, where Astral Power will help supply local, clean, and renewable energy to this local organization dedicated to create and sustain a community of support for people affected by cancer. “WeRead More

This Sollega system survived hurricane Irma in 2017.

Check out this guide to installing hurricane-resistant rooftop solar PV systems

February 24, 2020 at 7:59 am Comments are Disabled

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Clinton Foundation released a new report focusing on best practices for installing climate-resistant rooftop solar in high-wind regions. Solar Under Storm II (yes, the sequel to Solar Under Storm published in 2018 that focused on ground-mounts), focuses more specifically on rooftop solar survivability from the CaribbeanRead More