Post Tagged with: "NEXTracker"

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

7X Energy partners with Nestlé on 250 MW Taygete I Solar in Texas

7X Energy partners with Nestlé on 250 MW Taygete I Solar in Texas

December 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

7X Energy, Inc. has partnered with Nestlé to be the sole tax equity investor for its 250 megawatts Taygete I Energy Project located in Pecos County, Texas. 7X has now successfully originated 1,350 megawatts of solar projects either in operation or under construction in Texas. The projects combined represent a capitalRead More

McCarthy building two solar projects to help power Facebook data center

McCarthy building two solar projects to help power Facebook data center

December 9, 2020 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has begun construction on two solar projects in south Georgia for Silicon Ranch Corporation. The utility-scale solar facilities include the 107-megawatt (MWAC) Snipesville II in Jeff Davis County in southeast Georgia and the 80 MWAC Lancaster Solar in Calhoun County in the southwestern part of theRead More

Lightsource BP, McCarthy start construction on 300-MW Bighorn Solar Project in Colorado

Lightsource BP, McCarthy start construction on 300-MW Bighorn Solar Project in Colorado

October 21, 2020 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Lightsource BP has secured a funding package of $285 million for its 300 MW Bighorn Solar Project, and as of October 1, project construction has commenced. Based in Pueblo, Colorado on 1,800 acres land of EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel mill, it will be the largest on-site solar project devoted toRead More

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

October 14, 2020 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A group of leading solar and renewable energy companies and trade organizations have launched an initiative, Renewables Forward, to take action and develop concrete steps to increase workforce diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. Leaders from across the industry have come together to share experiences, evaluate best practices and makeRead More

Nextracker explains its bifacial PV gains and how to accurately model them in PVsyst

Nextracker explains its bifacial PV gains and how to accurately model them in PVsyst

September 14, 2020 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Nextracker recently published findings from its bifacial solar tracker research. It explains some of the advantages inherent within its NX Horizon single-axis tracker design for achieving bifacial gains, but more importantly, it shows how these gains can be accurately modeled within PVsyst. The entire report is worth a deep-dive, butRead More

Prospero I, a 379MW solar farm under construction in Andrews County, Texas, is co-owned by Longroad Energy and AIP.  The project, one of the largest in the US, will be comprised of nearly 3.2 million PV panels and is expected to be completed in Q2 2020.

Longroad Energy finances 331-MW Prospero 2 solar project, includes two PPAs

August 27, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

Longroad Energy Holdings, a US-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced the financial close and commencement of construction of the Prospero 2 Solar Project, a 331 megawatt direct current project located in Andrews County, TX. Longroad will manage construction as well as continue to own the $320 million project,Read More

DESRI boosts solar fleet performance in all weather conditions with this Nextracker upgrade

DESRI boosts solar fleet performance in all weather conditions with this Nextracker upgrade

August 17, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) will be upgrading its entire solar fleet that use Nextracker’s smart solar trackers with TrueCapture energy enhancement and NX Navigator monitoring software. As an initial adopter of the technology, DESRI has played a key role in helping Nextracker optimize the software and develop newRead More

Nextracker is rebranding and here’s why that matters

Nextracker is rebranding and here’s why that matters

June 9, 2020 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  You may have noticed Nextracker didn’t get the all caps NEXT treatment in the headline (no? just us copy editors?). It is part of a big rebranding the company is undergoing — I was going to say “the solar tracker company is undergoing,” but the message behind the rebrandRead More

NEXTracker debuts new control software functionality for solar plant operators

NEXTracker debuts new control software functionality for solar plant operators

February 5, 2020 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

NEXTracker released a new smart control software — NX Navigator — at Intersolar North America this week which builds on the company’s TrueCapture system with new monitoring data, maintenance controls and instant risk avoidance tools. For monitoring, plant operators are provided timely information for key parameters at the site, subfield,Read More