Post Tagged with: "carports"

QuadPod long span solar carports construction in Washington D.C. Photo: Quest Renewables

New Columbia Solar maximizes kW density of this solar carport via Quest Renewables

May 26, 2020 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

New Columbia Solar and Quest Renewables completed a 241.2-kW solar system in Northeast D.C.’s Ward 5. The solar carport system was constructed and installed in March 2020 and will allow the property to generate an extra $12,000 in lease payments annually while also receiving capital improvements on the property. “AtRead More

HSGS builds solar canopies at Biloxi VA Medical Center

HSGS builds solar canopies at Biloxi VA Medical Center

May 15, 2020 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) has recently completed the construction of several solar energy systems for the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Biloxi VA Medical Center in Biloxi, Miss. These solar energy systems include: a 550-kW solar PV parking canopy, a 40-kW rooftop solar PV array, and a PVRead More

C&I Buyer’s Guide 2020: Ground-mounts, rooftop racks, clamps and carports

C&I Buyer’s Guide 2020: Ground-mounts, rooftop racks, clamps and carports

May 6, 2020 at 11:02 am 0 comments

The commercial and industrial (C&I) solar segment continues to lag behind its potential, but it’s not for lack of structural systems. From lightweight rooftop innovations to cost-effective carports to classic fixed-tilt ground mounts, there is a mounting and racking solution to fit any C&I site. C&I rooftop solar systems SunModo’sRead More

Corrosion and Conformity: Kern Solar on what solar gets wrong (and can learn from other energy industries)

Corrosion and Conformity: Kern Solar on what solar gets wrong (and can learn from other energy industries)

May 5, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

“We build with solar energy — our fabrication facility is powered by renewables. We really believe in it, but solar support structures are kind of a nuisance for me right now,” laughs Tony Worthen, VP of operations and product development at Kern Solar Structures, when giving me the rundown ofRead More

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: C&I Solar Profit Center — Conquer Soft Costs and Build Better Carports with Integrated Project Delivery

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: C&I Solar Profit Center — Conquer Soft Costs and Build Better Carports with Integrated Project Delivery

April 27, 2020 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

Times are growing increasingly tough and competition in the solar industry continues to be fierce. Developers, contractors and EPCs looking to execute and construct solar C&I projects that are more efficient and profitable should look beyond common solar industry practices. In this webinar, the experts at Kern Solar Structures willRead More

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San Antonio’s Go Smart Solar wins award for its solar carport projects for Worth & Associates

April 15, 2020 at 11:28 am 0 comments

The City of San Antonio Office of Sustainability has awarded Go Smart Solar and Worth & Associates with the SA Tomorrow Sustainability William R. Sinkin Solar Award for their work installing solar carports and electric vehicle chargers at four area Worth & Associates properties. The award recognizes local programs, projectsRead More

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The ROI of this dual-axis tracker solar canopy at Kahala Tower in California is less than four years

November 11, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  Mechatron Solar Inc. will inaugurate a six-unit dual axis commercial solar tracker car canopy at the Kahala Tower in Burlingame, Calif., on November 13. The patented, revolutionary M18KD-20 tracker is the largest dual axis solar tracker available in the United States, yielding between 45% to 60% more energy thanRead More

Kern Solar Structures makes the most corrosion-resistant steel pile in the solar industry, see it and more at SPI

Kern Solar Structures makes the most corrosion-resistant steel pile in the solar industry, see it and more at SPI

August 29, 2019 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Booth 4929 Did you know using piles made of galvanized steel in corrosive environments is a bad idea? Most in the solar industry did not until Kern came along. Kern Solar Structures manufactures and supplies a variety of premium solar support structures utilizing high-strength structural steel and proprietary technology. KernRead More

Federal Aviation Administration contracts with HSGS for solar canopies project in Hawaii

Federal Aviation Administration contracts with HSGS for solar canopies project in Hawaii

May 13, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS), a renewable energy systems contractor headquartered in South Carolina, is designing and engineering several solar parking canopies for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at the Honolulu Control Facility (HCF) located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The HCF is an air traffic control facility operated by the FAARead More

In construction: Outlets at Tejon adding 600-kW solar carport in parking lot

In construction: Outlets at Tejon adding 600-kW solar carport in parking lot

February 25, 2019 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Located at Tejon Ranch, Calif., the Outlets at Tejon is currently installing a new solar electric system in its parking lot. The 600 kW-AC rated system will cover five rows of stalls (approximately 1.85 acres) in the center’s southwest parking field, protect shoppers from the hot sun and occasional rainRead More