Post Tagged with: "rooftop"

NREL raises its rooftop PV technical potential estimate a ton

NREL raises its rooftop PV technical potential estimate a ton

March 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Analysts at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have used detailed light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for 128 cities nationwide, along with improved data analysis methods and simulation tools, to update its estimate of total U.S. technical potential for rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems. The analysis reveals aRead More

Roof Tech solar mounting systems approved in ICC-ES evaluation report

Roof Tech solar mounting systems approved in ICC-ES evaluation report

March 24, 2016 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

The RT-[E] Mount and E Mount AIR, manufactured by Roof Tech Inc, recently received an evaluation report (ESR#3575) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that the PV mounting system with integrated flexible flashing meets code requirements. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others utilize ICC-ES Evaluation Reports toRead More

Trina Solar completes 3 distributed generation projects in China (27 MW)

Trina Solar completes 3 distributed generation projects in China (27 MW)

January 11, 2016 at 2:12 pm 1 comment

Trina Solar Limited successfully completed and connected three distributed generation projects totaling 27 MW to the grid in Suqian City, Jiangsu Province, China at the end of December 2015. Powered by approximately 110,000 Trina Solar “Honey” modules, the Projects are installed on the rooftops of three large manufacturing factories locatedRead More

PPA deal: Solect Energy, IGS Solar install 457-kW system for large steel manufacturer

PPA deal: Solect Energy, IGS Solar install 457-kW system for large steel manufacturer

January 7, 2016 at 10:30 am 1 comment

Mass Tank, the largest steel tank manufacturer in New England, has partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Mass., and IGS Solar to install a 457-kilowatt (kW) system on the corporation’s 60,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility in Middleborough, Mass. The solar energy generated from the array will be sold to Middleborough Gas &Read More

Solect Energy installs 537-kW system atop JLS Mailing Services

Solect Energy installs 537-kW system atop JLS Mailing Services

December 11, 2015 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

JLS Mailing Services, one of New England’s largest presort mailing and printing companies, has partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Mass., to install a 537 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Brockton facility. The solar array is expected to cover up to 80% of the company’sRead More

GameChange says Grid-Lite Roof System ‘virtually eliminates’ ballast

GameChange says Grid-Lite Roof System ‘virtually eliminates’ ballast

December 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm 3 comments

Over the last six months, GameChange Racking‘s Grid-Lite Roof System has achieved growth of over 100 percent. The new system has been such a hit that GameChange is quadrupling manufacturing capacity to match the dramatic growth rate. So, what is Grid-Lite? “Grid-Lite has the lowest wind uplift of any roof racking system, makingRead More

Roof Tech adds 72-cell module to residential rail-less applications

Roof Tech adds 72-cell module to residential rail-less applications

December 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

Roof Tech Inc., a leader in rail-less rooftop PV mounting systems, has added engineering to support 72-cell PV modules, or modules up to 21 sq. ft. The new engineering data was added to the company’s already extensive engineering reports created by Starling Madison Lofquist, Inc., a third-party firm that createdRead More

Check out the rooftop solar PV of Niner Wine Estates

Check out the rooftop solar PV of Niner Wine Estates

December 4, 2015 at 10:28 am 1 comment

Renusol America, a provider of solar PV mounting solutions with systems installed across the U.S., has provided its “one size fits all” Renusol VS mounting system with pre-assembled components for the 200-kW solar power installation on the rooftop of Niner Estate Winery’s tasting room and restaurant in Paso Robles, Calif.Read More

Latest EcoFasten Solar rail-free roof mount achieves Engineering Certification in 10 states

Latest EcoFasten Solar rail-free roof mount achieves Engineering Certification in 10 states

November 11, 2015 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

EcoFasten Solar recently received Engineering Certification from the structural engineering firm PZSE Inc. for its Rock-It System, specific to the following states: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey. The Rock-It System is a fast, easy to install rail-free solar roof mount that conforms toRead More

Details on 88-kW rooftop install at Schernecker Property Services by Nexamp

Details on 88-kW rooftop install at Schernecker Property Services by Nexamp

November 5, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Nexamp and Nextility completed an 88-kW rooftop solar system at Schernecker Property Services’ (SPS) headquarters in Waltham, Mass. The project was designed and built by Nexamp and financed by Nextility, who will own and operate the project. Modules: 270 Suniva OPT 325 Mounting: PanelClaw Polar Bear RMS Gen III Inverters:Read More