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2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

June 6, 2016 at 10:30 am 5 comments

Most of you may have learned that the earth is not flat. Which is too bad, really. If it was flat, we’d just place PV panels all over it and call it a day. Our Mounting Guide would certainly be a lot less interesting. But no, of course it isn’t flat.Read More

Bombard Renewable Energy goes with Solectria inverters for 17-MW community solar install

Bombard Renewable Energy goes with Solectria inverters for 17-MW community solar install

May 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Bombard Renewable Energy chose Yaskawa – Solectria Solar’s SGI XTM utility-scale inverters and SolrenView monitoring for a 17.5-MW community solar installation in the Mojave Desert town of Pahrump, Nev. The project is an undertaking by the Valley Electric Association (VEA), a member owned non-profit electric cooperative. Bombard Renewable Energy is theRead 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

New racking system from Solar FlexRack debuts in this Massachusetts installation

New racking system from Solar FlexRack debuts in this Massachusetts installation

March 29, 2016 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, debuted its newest FlexRack Series B3P-X racking system in a 650-kW DC PV project located in Dighton, Mass., completed by Turning Mill Energy. The B3P-X racking system, together with Solar FlexRack’s Cast in Place (CIP) ballasted system, provides a robust solution for challenging terrainRead More

Solar FlexRack appoints new CEO

Solar FlexRack appoints new CEO

January 19, 2016 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

The Board of Directors of Northern States Metals, a full service provider of custom-designed, engineered and extruded aluminum products and owner of Solar FlexRack, a ground mount solar racking system to the commercial and utility scale solar industry, appointed Jeff Gwinnell as the company’s new president and CEO. Gwinnell will alsoRead More

On the Scene: Redefining ‘in-house’ with Solar FlexRack

On the Scene: Redefining ‘in-house’ with Solar FlexRack

January 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm 2 comments

Youngstown, Ohio, is that quintessential rust belt city that boomed and busted right along with American manufacturing. But not all of those jobs skipped town. One staple in the area to this day is Northern States Metals. Founded in 1972, the company began developing aluminum-extruded industrial products and has servedRead More

New single-axis tracker, turnkey service launched by Solar FlexRack

New single-axis tracker, turnkey service launched by Solar FlexRack

December 9, 2015 at 9:52 am 3 comments

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and a leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, is debuting its next generation, single-axis tracker solution, TDP Turnkey Trackers. What sets the new tracking solution apart is its updated tracking technology that comes bundled with a full suite of services and support for commercialRead More

A 3-MW New Jersey landfill Project from Solar FlexRack.

Mounting Challenges: Landfills, Brownfields, Water-Saturated Sites

August 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm 2 comments

Landfills Two of the most common types of landfill construction and classification are sanitary (municipal waste) and construction, demolition and debris (CDD) landfills. Sanitary landfills are normally constructed under rigid environmental specifications and standards, including rubber membrane linings for leachate collection, ground water monitoring wells, methane gas monitoring wells andRead More

Enjoy this exclusive video of the new FlexRack Series B, two-support rack system #Intersolar

Enjoy this exclusive video of the new FlexRack Series B, two-support rack system #Intersolar

July 14, 2015 at 6:33 pm Comments are Disabled

We stopped by one of our favorite racking companies today at Intersolar North America to talk about one of the cooler new innovations we’ve seen at the show. Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, was releasing its FlexRack Series B system, which makes use of an innovative two-supportRead More

Solar FlexRack provides racking system for naval station

Solar FlexRack provides racking system for naval station

June 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, provided its G3L preassembled racking systems for two ground mount solar arrays at the Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The systems were delivered to World Electric Supply in Jacksonville, Fla., who was the supplier of all PV materials to Miller ElectricRead More