Post Tagged with: "NEXTracker"

Commentary: Emerging markets need our help to facilitate clean energy generation

Commentary: Emerging markets need our help to facilitate clean energy generation

May 3, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following commentary was sent our way by Dan Shugar, CEO of NEXTracker. With 27 GW of solar deployed in the U.S. alone, PV has arrived – making headway in the race to be a mainstream power resource. It’s rapidly outpacing coal as a source of new generation; it could becomeRead More

The NX Horizon, formerly the Self-Powered Tracker, brings self-contained motor power to each row.

On the Scene: NEXTracker combines solar expertise, product solutions

January 18, 2016 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar power is starting to move into the mainstream, but this current success comes after decades of slow adoption and product evolution — an evolution with which the team at NEXTracker is intimately familiar. NEXTracker might seem like one of the new kids that’s popped up on the solar blockRead More

NEXTracker’s NX Horizon tracker achieves UL 3703 certification

NEXTracker’s NX Horizon tracker achieves UL 3703 certification

January 18, 2016 at 9:09 am 1 comment

NEXTracker’s self-powered tracker (SPT), NX Horizon, is now UL 3703 certified. This certification specifically addresses solar tracking system functions with respect to risk of electric shock, mechanical and fire hazards. NEXTracker’s UL 3703 certification includes grounding through existing structural components without the need for additional dedicated grounding components like braids,Read More

Solar industry’s total 2015 corporate funding exceeds $25 billion

Solar industry’s total 2015 corporate funding exceeds $25 billion

January 7, 2016 at 2:08 pm 1 comment

Mercom Capital Group LLC, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in 2015. Total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing, raised by public companiesRead More

NEXTracker debuts NX Fusion, a pre-engineered AC power system bundle

NEXTracker debuts NX Fusion, a pre-engineered AC power system bundle

December 9, 2015 at 4:15 pm 3 comments

NEXTracker, a Flex company, just announced its latest innovation called NX Fusion. This new product is a one-stop-shop product bundle that comes as a pre-engineered AC power system solution that integrates a solar power plant’s most critical mechanical and electrical components into a single, repeatable tracker power block. NX Fusion includes NEXTracker’sRead More

Hands-on solar: NEXTracker debuts new installer training program

Hands-on solar: NEXTracker debuts new installer training program

December 1, 2015 at 2:31 pm 1 comment

  Having an innovative system is great, but people need to know how how it works. NEXTracker, a Flex company, is bridging the gap with a new quarterly tracker installation program called PowerworX Academy. Launching in full Q1 2016, PowerworX delivers in-depth, hands-on installation training and techniques that engineering procurement contractorsRead More

NEXTracker beefs up manufacturing presence in Brazil

NEXTracker beefs up manufacturing presence in Brazil

November 19, 2015 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

NEXTracker has expanded its manufacturing presence in Brazil to meet regional demand for the company’s smart, connected, and proven solar trackers. Leveraging Flex’s manufacturing base in Sorocaba, São Paulo State, and supported by over 9,000 Brazilian Flex employees, NEXTracker is now in a position to provide a Brazilian Development BankRead More

NEXTracker now shipping 100 MW of trackers each week

NEXTracker now shipping 100 MW of trackers each week

November 2, 2015 at 3:27 pm 2 comments

NEXTracker has shown significant growth in a fairly short amount of time. The company’s latest announcement highlights this: NEXTracker is now shipping 100 MW of its solar trackers per week to locations around the world. NEXTracker has over 1,800 MW of advanced trackers operating or under construction with several dozen customers on five continents. “We’reRead More

NEXTracker deal with Cintac reduces South American manufacturing lead time

NEXTracker deal with Cintac reduces South American manufacturing lead time

October 21, 2015 at 11:30 am 4 comments

NEXTracker formed a partnership with Cintac, South America’s leading steel manufacturer, in which Cintac will manufacture essential steel components and piers for NEXTracker’s Chilean solar projects. This partnership bolsters NEXTracker’s commitment to partnering with local suppliers to meet the rapidly growing global demand for its advanced tracking systems. The company saysRead More

NEXTracker ships self-powered solar trackers to big SunEdison project in Latin America

NEXTracker ships self-powered solar trackers to big SunEdison project in Latin America

October 1, 2015 at 5:44 pm 1 comment

NEXTracker, designer and manufacturer of advanced single axis PV trackers, completed a 110 MW DC shipment of its Self-Powered Tracker (SPT) to SunEdison’s Quilapilún power plant in the Santiago metropolitan region of Chile. Once completed, the project will be SunEdison’s largest in South America and the first such project in aRead More