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How 3D-enabled workflow is changing utility-scale solar construction

How 3D-enabled workflow is changing utility-scale solar construction

January 21, 2021 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

According to the SEIA Solar Market Insight Report 2020 Q3, utility PV development has reached a new milestone with more than 50 GWdc now in operation. Further, the report notes that at the current growth rate, that number is likely to reach 100 GWdc by 2023 and exceed 250 GWdcRead More

Gibraltar Industries acquires TerraSmart and Sunfig

Gibraltar Industries acquires TerraSmart and Sunfig

January 4, 2021 at 8:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gibraltar Industries, a leader in the renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial and infrastructure markets, announced the further expansion of its solar energy portfolio through the acquisitions of TerraSmart and Sunfig. TerraSmart, the leading provider of screw-based, ground-mount solar racking technology, particularly used for solar projects installed on challenging terrain, wasRead More

Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year 2020: Turquoise Solar

Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year 2020: Turquoise Solar

November 11, 2020 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

Sparks, Nev. | 61.17 MW Developer: Greenbacker Capital Contractors: McCarthy Building Companies, TerraSmart Mounting: TerraSmart Inverters: TMEIC Modules: ET Solar The project site for our 2020 Utility-Scale Project of the Year, as voted by the Solar Builder readers, is located in the Reno Technology Park, approximately 15 miles northeast ofRead More

Get on TerraTrak: How TerraSmart engineered the first solar tracker for ground screws

Get on TerraTrak: How TerraSmart engineered the first solar tracker for ground screws

November 9, 2020 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

Be quick but don’t hurry, as legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden would say. It’s a sentiment that applies to TerraSmart, which is known for its ground screw foundations and for making quick work of installing solar on arduous project sites – velocity, CEO Ryan Reid calls it. But whenRead More

TerraSmart’s ground screws, turnkey service are building Maine’s utility-scale solar portfolio

TerraSmart’s ground screws, turnkey service are building Maine’s utility-scale solar portfolio

September 17, 2020 at 11:40 am 1 comment

TerraSmart has a robust pipeline of utility-scale solar projects coming soon in the rolling hills of Maine. In July, TerraSmart commenced its turnkey ground screw racking solution on eight record sized projects in the rocky New England state that will aid in Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, a recent policy approvedRead More

Vote for the 2020 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

Vote for the 2020 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

September 14, 2020 at 11:59 am 5 comments

Solar Builder readers submitted their coolest, most innovative and noteworthy solar projects of the last 12 months, and after combing through another record amount of submissions, we’ve narrowed the field to these 2020 Project of the Year nominees! This year the field is divided into FIVE categories: Residential (single-family, multi-family)Read More

TerraSmart adds a civil division to its utility-scale solar project turnkey services

TerraSmart adds a civil division to its utility-scale solar project turnkey services

March 12, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

TerraSmart is launching a new civil division, TerraCivil, that will aide in streamlining the overall project execution on utility-scale solar projects and further build out its available turnkey services. TerraCivil incorporates civil land construction services such as fencing, building access roads, clearing, destumping, grading, stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) and more.Read More

What is frost heave and how does it affect ground-mount solar projects?

What is frost heave and how does it affect ground-mount solar projects?

November 14, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following is an excerpt from a whitepaper produced by TerraSmart. You can request to download the full version here. As the demand for renewable energy grows across North America, an increasing number of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) projects are being deployed in regions that experience severe winter conditions, including deepRead More

TerraSmart hosting a panel on how to avoid frost jacking at New York open house

TerraSmart hosting a panel on how to avoid frost jacking at New York open house

October 21, 2019 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

With solar developments increasing across regions that are susceptible to frost heave, developers and asset owners’ need to know what understand best practices for solar projects in frost susceptible soils.  At its second annual open house at its Northeast operational hub in Albany, N.Y., TerraSmart will have a panel ofRead More

See TerraSmart’s new bifacial racking system, its new tracker and sign up for Terrapalooza ping pong at SPI 2019

See TerraSmart’s new bifacial racking system, its new tracker and sign up for Terrapalooza ping pong at SPI 2019

August 30, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Booth 1227 TerraSmart’s breakthrough bifacial racking solution, GLIDE, will be one of the latest innovations presented through an Augmented Reality (AR) experience at SPI 2019. GLIDE’s intuitive design elements: bifacial module compatibility, simplified connections, agile parts and notable reduction in hardware are just a few features that will be showcasedRead More