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Solar Carport Buyer’s Guide 2021

Solar Carport Buyer’s Guide 2021

April 12, 2021 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The solar carport market is growing rapidly because more and more projects are becoming economically appealing. With the extension of the ITC, further federal focus on clean energy coming – plus the growing interest of businesses in going solar and adding EV chargers, the dual-purpose functionality of a solar carportRead More

MEI Renewables pairs with Vintage Wine Estates for new solar and storage project

MEI Renewables pairs with Vintage Wine Estates for new solar and storage project

February 10, 2021 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

MEI Renewables has begun phase 2 of a contract with Vintage Wine Estates to build a new solar and storage system at their Ray’s Station facility in Hopland, California. The Ray’s Station facility is the largest winery in Mendocino County, California in terms of production volume. “Vintage Wine Estates isRead More

Solar + Storage Project of the Year 2020: Amesbury Landfill

Solar + Storage Project of the Year 2020: Amesbury Landfill

November 12, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Amesbury, Mass. | 4.5 MW solar, 3.8 MWh storage Developer: Kearsarge Energy, LP Contractor: CS Energy Modules: Hanwha Group Inverters: Sungrow Storage: NEC Mounting: RBI Solar The 2020 Solar + Storage Project of the Year, as voted on by the readers of Solar Builder, is the Amesbury Landfill Project inRead More

RBI Solar launches Sunflower II solar tracker with industry-leading grade tolerance

RBI Solar launches Sunflower II solar tracker with industry-leading grade tolerance

June 24, 2020 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

RBI Solar (part of Gibraltar Industries) makes its living on steady fixed-tilt and carport solar projects. The company launched its own single-axis tracker, Sunflower I, in January 2019 after two and a half years of working with customers to deploy it. Fast-forward to today and RBI Solar has over 600 MWRead 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 Comments are Disabled

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

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

What to see at Intersolar North America 2020

What to see at Intersolar North America 2020

January 15, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Intersolar North America has a new home and time — set for San Diego from Feb. 4-6. Yes, it is right around the corner! For those attending, be sure to kick off your Solar+ Decade the right way and check out what’s new at the booths below. Then maybe comeRead More

Underground Surety and three other cool things RBI Solar is talking about at SPI 2019

Underground Surety and three other cool things RBI Solar is talking about at SPI 2019

August 29, 2019 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Booth 837 Dahlia. What if you could increase the ground coverage ratio (GCR) on your next project and not have to worry about the complex variables that come with a tracker system? The low tilt and clearance design of the Dahlia [pictured above] is engineered to maximize the PV coverageRead More

RBI Solar’s Sunflower Single Axis Tracker is designed to rotate PV modules on the East/West axis.

The perfect couple: How RBI Solar’s new solar tracker relies on custom jaw couplings to conquer tough environments

June 18, 2019 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar tracking system popularity has expanded as costs have come down and as more customers recognize the advantages compared to fixed-tilt systems for certain applications. RBI Solar is the latest well-recognized solar mounting system manufacturer for commercial and utility-scale projects to heed this market demand by debuting its Sunflower SingleRead More

On the Origin of EPCs: How the EPC-supplier relationship influences the evolution of solar development

On the Origin of EPCs: How the EPC-supplier relationship influences the evolution of solar development

January 29, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The evolution of EPCs in the solar industry is truly that — an evolution — and not in the cliché business-speak way. For starters, large-scale solar construction is a cut-throat, survival-of-the-fittest environment. Over the years, risky business models failed and bad technology sunk, while successful concepts adapted to the volatileRead More