Mounting Guide

News and best practices for installing solar mounting and racking systems for rooftops and ground-mounts. Coverage includes attachments, ballast, carports, fixed-tilt, flashing, geotech, hooks, rack mounts, rail-free, structural and trackers.

Solar FlexRack is booming, will close over half a gigawatt of business in 2019

Solar FlexRack is booming, will close over half a gigawatt of business in 2019

September 17, 2019 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

Don’t look now but Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, will close over a half a gigawatt of business in 2019 with sales for the firm spanning North America. Solar FlexRack’s contracts cover the utility-scale and commercialRead More

Expansion news: QuickBOLT is hiring salespeople on the East Coast and the Midwest

Expansion news: QuickBOLT is hiring salespeople on the East Coast and the Midwest

September 12, 2019 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

With the introduction of a new and improved QuickBOLT product at SPI 2019, the company is looking to expand its presence in both the East Coast and Midwest. Over 800,000 QuickBOLTs have been sold in the United States already since 2012. The team at QuickBOLT is primed to get overRead More

SunModo’s Multi-Purpose System can be a solar roof, ground, canopy or multi-pole mount

SunModo’s Multi-Purpose System can be a solar roof, ground, canopy or multi-pole mount

September 12, 2019 at 8:50 am 0 comments

SPI 2019 Preview | Booth 3046 SunModo is introducing the next generation Multi-Purpose System with SunTurf, which can be used as a roof mount, ground mount, canopy or multi-pole. The streamlined design combines the simplicity of a pipe-based system with next-level engineering. By spanning over roof obstructions, SunTurf Roof MountRead More

Get a first look at Origin, OMCO Solar’s new single-axis solar tracker, at SPI 2019

Get a first look at Origin, OMCO Solar’s new single-axis solar tracker, at SPI 2019

September 12, 2019 at 8:46 am 0 comments

SPI 2019 Preview | Booth 3345 Launched in 2007 by OMCO Holdings renewable division, OMCO Solar produced custom mounting structures for the solar industry with 8 GW of installed product. In 2017, OMCO Solar launched its proprietary Field-Fast solar mounting solution, benefiting from a nationwide manufacturing footprint and leveraging steelRead More

Details on a new membership program for solar tracker installation companies launched by Sunfolding

Details on a new membership program for solar tracker installation companies launched by Sunfolding

September 11, 2019 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Sunfolding, a producer of single-axis tracker systems, is launching a membership program for tracker installation companies called the Sunfolding Construction Network (SCN). The company says members of the Sunfolding Construction Network will receive installation optimization resources, as well as training, to give them the skills and tools to build theirRead More

Esdec acquires IronRidge and Quick Mount PV to form the largest U.S. solar racking group

Esdec acquires IronRidge and Quick Mount PV to form the largest U.S. solar racking group

September 10, 2019 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Esdec, a leading global rooftop solar mounting solutions provider, has acquired IronRidge and Quick Mount PV, two of the top names in solar mounting and racking hardware in the U.S. Add these to the acquisition of Ecofasten last year and suddenly Esdec has formed the largest solar mounting systems groupRead More

Nclave debuts a two-row solar tracker to boost its ground coverage ratio

Nclave debuts a two-row solar tracker to boost its ground coverage ratio

September 4, 2019 at 9:14 am 0 comments

Spain-based solar mounting and tracker manufacturer Nclave (now owned by Trina Solar) has a formidable portfolio of products with its single-axis tracker mono-row SP160, single-axis tracker multi-row SP1000 and fixed structure designs — in addition to its new twin tracker SP240. Nclave’s SP240 is another single-axis tracker designed with twoRead More

See TerraSmart’s new bifacial racking system, its new tracker and sign up for Terrapalooza ping pong at SPI 2019

See TerraSmart’s new bifacial racking system, its new tracker and sign up for Terrapalooza ping pong at SPI 2019

August 30, 2019 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Booth 1227 TerraSmart’s breakthrough bifacial racking solution, GLIDE, will be one of the latest innovations presented through an Augmented Reality (AR) experience at SPI 2019. GLIDE’s intuitive design elements: bifacial module compatibility, simplified connections, agile parts and notable reduction in hardware are just a few features that will be showcasedRead More

Underground Surety and three other cool things RBI Solar is talking about at SPI 2019

Underground Surety and three other cool things RBI Solar is talking about at SPI 2019

August 29, 2019 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

Booth 837 Dahlia. What if you could increase the ground coverage ratio (GCR) on your next project and not have to worry about the complex variables that come with a tracker system? The low tilt and clearance design of the Dahlia [pictured above] is engineered to maximize the PV coverageRead More

Solar FlexRack has a new pricing model to tell you about at Solar Power International

Solar FlexRack has a new pricing model to tell you about at Solar Power International

August 29, 2019 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Booth 425 With a scalable business model, low error rate, excellent solar racking products and world-class engineering team, it’s time to take another look at Solar FlexRack. The company has a new pricing model in place too, making it competitive in all the right ways. In the year following theRead More