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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 3 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

Solar FlexRack TDP 2.0.

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

Soltec to open world’s first bifacial solar tracking evaluation center

Soltec to open world’s first bifacial solar tracking evaluation center

May 24, 2018 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Soltec, a leading manufacturer and supplier of horizontal single-axis solar trackers, is opening a new research and evaluation center in the city of Livermore, California, where the company has its U. S. headquarters. The inauguration will take place July 9, just before Intersolar, and your intrepid Solar Builder will beRead More

Soltec donates meals over the holidays through Chains of Gratitude campaign

Soltec donates meals over the holidays through Chains of Gratitude campaign

November 27, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Soltec, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers and related services, partnered with Feeding America to donate over 55,000 meals to families in need during the Thanksgiving season. To mark this donation, the company launches its Chain of Gratitude campaign to contribute on behalf of its customers. “Soltec hasRead More

Soltec shows 200 percent growth in 2017, ranks third globally in solar trackers

Soltec shows 200 percent growth in 2017, ranks third globally in solar trackers

October 25, 2017 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Soltec, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers and related services, has installed its trackers all over the globe for more than a decade now but the company says 2017 was its best year so far, showing over 200 percent revenue growth. The strategic move to the United States in 2015Read More

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

September 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Soltec is supplying complete tracker equipment to the 13-MW Eagle Point solar PV plant located in the state of Oregon by leading project developer Cypress Creek Renewables. “Our trackers require the fewest piles per megawatt and keep earth grading operations to a minimum, preserving the site’s wetlands and fragile ecosystem,”Read More

The Ultimate SPI Showcase: Here’s what to see at Solar Power International 2017

The Ultimate SPI Showcase: Here’s what to see at Solar Power International 2017

September 1, 2017 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Big leap for microinverters APsystems will unveil the YC600, a dual-module, smart grid and Rule 21 compliant microinverter at SPI in Las Vegas. A groundbreaking design in microinverter technology, the YC600 will offer the highest peak output power, faster transmission speed and more modules allowed per string than comparable microinverters.Read More