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Check out the massive Mechatron dual-axis solar tracker at this Nova Scotia estate

Check out the massive Mechatron dual-axis solar tracker at this Nova Scotia estate

June 2, 2021 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

Faced with high electricity rates, Halifax, Nova Scotia estate owner Stephen Mildenberger tapped solar developer Aartha Group of Surrey, British Columbia to develop a Mechatron M18KD gearless dual-axis tracker project because the patented system has proven to be far more robust in extreme weather than gear-based tracker designs common inRead More

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

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

Power Electdronics showcased a new EV charger solution at this year's Intersolar.

Six solar investment trends: Energy storage and shorter PPAs (and oil companies?) lead the way

February 13, 2020 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Corporate investors in solar energy are modifying their expectations and demands for future utility-scale solar projects, bolstering the profile of the industry as a long-term asset class, and altering PPA and contract terms that make more deals possible, said financiers at Intersolar 2020 in San Diego. The impact of thisRead 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