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Boosts and boasts: The latest data on solar tracker + bifacial PV module production yields

Boosts and boasts: The latest data on solar tracker + bifacial PV module production yields

January 18, 2021 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Improving the electricity yield in photovoltaic solar energy long has been a game of incremental additions of new technology. Over the past few years, bifacial panel adoption has been tested at a utility scale, and designs have been refined to the point that a high single-digit gain from a single-axis trackerRead More

Array Technologies set to supply RP Construction Services with 1 GW of the DuraTrack HZ v3

Array Technologies set to supply RP Construction Services with 1 GW of the DuraTrack HZ v3

December 3, 2020 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Array Technologies has entered into an agreement to supply 1 gigawatt of DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axis solar trackers to RP Construction Services, Inc. RPCS provides design-build services for small and medium-sized ground-mounted solar energy projects across the U.S. and is the leading contractor for solar energy projects under 25 megawatts.Read More

Array Technologies Lost Hills project, installed by RPCS.

Array Technologies’ SmarTrack adds 5 percent boost to solar energy production, says DNV GL

August 27, 2020 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Array Technologies has added more functionality to its performance-enhancing SmarTrack software, and independent research by engineers at DNV GL say the system is capable of upping energy harvest another 5 percent. SmarTrack maximizes system output by recovering energy that would have otherwise been sacrificed due to uneven terrain or diffuse lightRead More

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems adding solar, storage systems via RPCS and Today’s Power

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems adding solar, storage systems via RPCS and Today’s Power

July 13, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Today’s Power, Inc. (TPI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI), a Little Rock-based utility service cooperative, is building two solar arrays for General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (OTS), a Florida-based aerospace and defense company, and two battery energy storage systems for Ouachita Electric Cooperative (OECC). GotRead More

RPCS expands with new logistics facility in Mississippi (its third overall)

RPCS expands with new logistics facility in Mississippi (its third overall)

June 3, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

RP Construction Services, Inc. (RPCS) announced earlier this week the opening of a new logistics facility in Kosciusko, Mississippi. The new facility is now the third distribution yard owned and operated by RPCS in order to serve the U.S. utility scale solar market, complementing RPCS’s Texas and California locations. TheRead More

Seven solar tracker system tweaks and new tech to know in 2020

Seven solar tracker system tweaks and new tech to know in 2020

April 20, 2020 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

This article appears in the Spring issue of Solar Builder magazine. Get your free subscription (print or digital) here. Sunfolding’s pneumatics One unique tracker design on display at Intersolar 2020 back in February was the bellow-actuated Sunfolding single axis tracker. The bellow, manufactured with a DuPont polymer, uses no motorsRead More

RWE announced commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa. West of the Pecos is a 100 MWac solar plant located on more than 700 acres. The project utilizes nearly 350,000 solar modules on a surface of 550 football pitches. It marks RWE’s first solar project in the state and is the latest expansion of a growing U.S. footprint.

RWE’s West of the Pecos Texas solar project is now online

January 7, 2020 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

RWE announced it has achieved commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa. West of the Pecos is a 100 megawatt (MWac) solar plant located on more than 700 acres leased from Texas Pacific Land Trust andRead More

Array Technologies already sees a 9 to 10 percent gain in bifacial tracking performance.

Array Technologies starts 30th year in solar promoting SmarTrack to optimize bifacial PV production

January 31, 2019 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Along the many ups and downs of the solar coaster, Array Technologies trackers have stood the test of time as 2019 marks the company’s 30th anniversary. “When I started in the solar industry over 30 years ago, I dreamed about the growth and development that this industry would go through,”Read More

RPCS turns to TerraSmart ground screws on challenging Nebraska solar tracker project

RPCS turns to TerraSmart ground screws on challenging Nebraska solar tracker project

January 9, 2019 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

RPCS partnered with GenPro Energy Solutions and the City of Atkinson to build a 209-kW solar array in Nebraska on a particularly challenging site. The city formerly used the Atkinson-owned site for fill, a place where soil, trees, and debris were brought then covered with dirt. This created embedment depthsRead More

Soltec is testing for all bifacial tracking variables at its new evaluation center in Livermore, Calif.

Bifacial Gains: How much will bifacial modules add to solar tracker value? We are about to find out

October 23, 2018 at 8:00 am 4 comments

We are on the verge of the bifacial solar tracker era. Projects are being quoted with many starting to break ground later this year and early 2019. Only two issues remain in the way of serious wide-spread adoption. First is the price of bifacial modules, which sits at about 30Read More