Post Tagged with: "mounting"

Floating solar company Ciel et Terre hits U.S. shores for first time

Floating solar company Ciel et Terre hits U.S. shores for first time

June 3, 2016 at 10:44 am 1 comment

International alternative floating PV leader Ciel et Terre extends its large-­scale floating photovoltaic (PV) technology to the U.S. with a new team in Petaluma, Calif., and a manufacturing facility in Georgia to provide a system that is entirely made in the United States. Established in 2006 as a renewable IndependentRead More

Hammer Time: What to look for in your next pile-driving machine

Hammer Time: What to look for in your next pile-driving machine

May 27, 2016 at 8:00 am 2 comments

Before driving your piles into the ground, you have one huge decision that could be the key to delivering the project on time, on budget and possibly at a reduced cost: What machine will be driving those piles? The brute force of a hammer might not be the one-size-fits-all toolRead More

Quick Mount PV debuts Tile Replacement Mount

Quick Mount PV debuts Tile Replacement Mount

May 25, 2016 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Quick Mount PV just introduced a new product for tile roof solar installations: the Tile Replacement Mount. Installing solar on tile roofs can be difficult and time-consuming. Quick Mount’s Tile Replacement Mount provides a fast and easy way to install solar on tile roofs while protecting against water intrusion. TheRead More

AET adds east-west configuration to Rayport-B ECO system line

AET adds east-west configuration to Rayport-B ECO system line

May 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) expanded its ECO line of products with its Rayport-B ECO East-West System. AET’s Rayport-B ECO East-West System provides an east/west orientation to maximize PV production and increase array density on the rooftop. East to west orientation provides advantages for PV power production with a dynamic grid. WithRead More

Experts share tips for mounting on composition shingle, tile, slate and metal residential roofs

Mounting by roof type: Experts share tips for all residential solar installs

May 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

Before mounting a PV array on any residential roof, Jolene Ciosek, marketing for EcoFasten Solar, says it’s critical to inspect the homeowner’s roof. In addition to evaluating the structure of the building and the roof, check the age and type of roof in order to determine the correct steps neededRead More

Load Warriors: Experts discuss rooftop ballast installation best practices

Load Warriors: Experts discuss rooftop ballast installation best practices

May 16, 2016 at 11:18 am 3 comments

Installing a ballast racking system on a commercial roof isn’t necessarily any easier or more difficult than a ground-mount in terms of the planning and challenges, but you can’t accidentally void the earth’s warranty. There’s also less risk in a ground-mount mistake resulting in a PV system tumbling into aRead More

Roof Tech mounts used for first time on commercial project by Acushnet Alternative Heating

Roof Tech mounts used for first time on commercial project by Acushnet Alternative Heating

May 12, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

It’s official: Roof Tech is now a player in the commercial solar market and the loyalty of one dedicated customer made it happen. Here’s how it happened. Luke Niemiec, founder and owner of the Massachusetts-based Acushnet Alternative Heating, which provides full-spectrum solar design, installation and maintenance, along with more traditional homeRead More

NEXTracker opens project management, field operations office in Nashville

NEXTracker opens project management, field operations office in Nashville

May 10, 2016 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

NEXTracker is further expanding operations by opening a sales, project management and field operations office in Nashville, Tenn., to address growing regional demand for the company’s high-performance solar trackers. By placing key personnel and a warehouse in this additional location, NEXTracker is well-positioned to provide excellent, real-time customer service andRead More

Midwest utility builds out center for solar research, education and collaboration

Midwest utility builds out center for solar research, education and collaboration

May 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Midwest utility Alliant Energy announced the opening of its Madison Solar Demonstration Project — an initiative that will study different types of technologies in a Midwest climate to provide the utility with valuable insights into the best-suited solar technologies for the region. In collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI),Read More

Problem Solvers: Solar site issues solved by the right mounting solution

Problem Solvers: Solar site issues solved by the right mounting solution

May 10, 2016 at 8:10 am 5 comments

ASSA ABLOY Location: Berlin, Conn. Size: 1.3 MW International door and hardware manufacturer ASSA ABLOY had been making significant strides in environmental stewardship and was ready for its own clean energy installation. But there was a problem — the selected site had difficult topography, with slopes as steep as 20Read More