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Soltec debuts slimmed down, structurally reinforced SF8 solar tracker

Soltec debuts slimmed down, structurally reinforced SF8 solar tracker

September 21, 2020 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Single-axis tracker manufacturer Soltec is debuting its new SF8 tracker, which will differentiate itself with a minimum 2×60 configuration and 4 to 6 strings and improve upon the previous generation with a more robust structure. A reinforced torque tube with a new, improved geometry, together with an autonomous self-stow system, contributeRead More

Soltec expands two-modules-in-portrait tracker concept with new SF7 Tandem

Soltec expands two-modules-in-portrait tracker concept with new SF7 Tandem

July 20, 2020 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar tracker manufacturer Soltec is an advocate of the two-in-portrait strategy (covered a bunch here), and it’s doubling down on the concept with its SF7 Tandem tracker. The Tandem will be the first tracker on the market to be linked in a 2-in-portrait (2P) configuration every two rows. The characteristics ofRead More

What’s the ultimate bifacial solar PV site and tracker system setup? Soltec makes its case

What’s the ultimate bifacial solar PV site and tracker system setup? Soltec makes its case

January 31, 2020 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

The bifacial solar PV era is dawning, and Soltec wants to understand the exact scenarios in which its tracker systems will maximize these assumed-yet-nebulous bifacial gains. The Spain-based tracker company made a splash at Intersolar North America two years ago when it unveiled its Bifacial Tracker Evaluation Center (BiTEC) inRead More

Soltec is testing for all bifacial tracking variables at its new evaluation center in Livermore, Calif.

10 notes from Soltec’s Bifacial Tracker Evaluation Center report

August 5, 2019 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Soltec has launched a second white paper to detail the year-long findings of its Bifacial Tracker Evaluation Center (BiTEC) results located in Livermore, Calif. You can access it for yourself here, but here are some of our takeaways. 1 The main objective of this project is for Soltec to measureRead More

Soltec to supply and install 475 MW of SF7 bifacial trackers in Brazil

Soltec to supply and install 475 MW of SF7 bifacial trackers in Brazil

June 20, 2019 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Soltec, leading manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers in Brazil, is supplying and installing its Soltec SF7 bifacial trackers at a 475 MW project that the Enel Group’s renewable company Enel Green Power is building in Sao Gonçalo, Brasil. The power plant occupies 892.5 hectares. The installation includes 13,728Read More

Soltec is testing for all bifacial tracking variables at its new evaluation center in Livermore, Calif.

Bifacial Gains: How much will bifacial modules add to solar tracker value? We are about to find out

October 23, 2018 at 8:00 am 4 comments

We are on the verge of the bifacial solar tracker era. Projects are being quoted with many starting to break ground later this year and early 2019. Only two issues remain in the way of serious wide-spread adoption. First is the price of bifacial modules, which sits at about 30Read More

Details on Soltec’s new solar tracker wind-load analysis method

Details on Soltec’s new solar tracker wind-load analysis method

September 20, 2018 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Soltec, already dedicating itself to bifacial tracker research, now presents Dy-WIND, an innovative method for comprehensive dynamic analysis in tracker wind-design developed with engineering consultancy Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc (RWDI). Soltec decided to undertake this project after several studies have shown that certain wind-design code standards applied to solar trackersRead More

Total clean energy disruption is here and three other takeaways from Intersolar 2018

Total clean energy disruption is here and three other takeaways from Intersolar 2018

July 16, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Starting with the opening keynote presentations on through the innovations on the expo floor, Intersolar 2018 was all about disruption. Yes, even those of you already succeeding in solar today, if you’re not careful, you could be disrupted too. Here’s what jumped out at us in San Francisco last week.Read More

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Tracking Trackers: We look at what’s new with these seven solar trackers

July 5, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

What are you looking for in a tracker? Longer rows with fewer spans? A two-up bifacial module setup? A simple central drive configuration with reliable bearings? More self-powered options? There are a lot of trackers in the segment, and we wanted to highlight some of the cool, innovative features outsideRead More

Soltec 2x solar tracker testing reveals notable bifacial gains

Soltec 2x solar tracker testing reveals notable bifacial gains

June 21, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

As we reported a few weeks ago, Soltec, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers, is performing field tests at BiTEC, world’s first evaluation center specialized in bifacial trackers. Among those tests, the company is comparing bifacial production of 1x configuration solar trackers versus Soltec’s SF7 Bifacial, a 2xRead More