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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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

TerraSmart debuts a ground screw-based bifacial solar module racking solution

TerraSmart debuts a ground screw-based bifacial solar module racking solution

August 15, 2019 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TerraSmart has unveiled GLIDE, its latest ground screw-based racking design for utility-scale solar projects. GLIDE is infused with bifacial module compatibility allowing complete exposure of the module to maximize potential backside power yield. Carrying forward TerraSmart’s ability to accommodate slope tolerances up to 36 percent, GLIDE was designed to improveRead More

RPCS turns to TerraSmart ground screws on challenging Nebraska solar tracker project

RPCS turns to TerraSmart ground screws on challenging Nebraska solar tracker project

January 9, 2019 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

RPCS partnered with GenPro Energy Solutions and the City of Atkinson to build a 209-kW solar array in Nebraska on a particularly challenging site. The city formerly used the Atkinson-owned site for fill, a place where soil, trees, and debris were brought then covered with dirt. This created embedment depthsRead More

Market Driver: When augers, ground screws make economic sense for solar contractors

Market Driver: When augers, ground screws make economic sense for solar contractors

October 11, 2018 at 8:08 am 2 comments

  The use of augers and ground screws has been of interest in mounting solar systems for some time, and for the right size job, they offer smaller solar contractors an opportunity to grow their business. Small site factors For one, with smaller PV systems, one may not need toRead More

TerraSmart’s new TF3L ground-mount is lighter, adds more panels per foundation

TerraSmart’s new TF3L ground-mount is lighter, adds more panels per foundation

August 9, 2018 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

TerraSmart introduced the latest edition to its racking portfolio, the TF3L. Similar to TerraSmart’s TF2P, the TF3 Landscape Racking System is designed to maximize construction efficiency on large-scale utility-solar sites thus saving the client from unnecessary civil work. In addition, the TF3L accommodates more panels per foundation, reducing overall site costRead More

TerraSmart completes New York’s second largest solar project

TerraSmart completes New York’s second largest solar project

March 16, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

The second largest solar project in the state of New York, Shoreham Solar Commons, was completed last month by TerraSmart. Situated on a former golf course, Shoreham will produce 24.9 MW AC of photovoltaic energy for the town of Brookhaven assisting the local utility, Long Island Power Authority, in reachingRead More

TerraSmart to open N.Y. office to support growing Northeast solar business

TerraSmart to open N.Y. office to support growing Northeast solar business

December 6, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

In January 2018, TerraSmart, an innovator in ground mount racking solutions for utility-scale solar projects, will open an operational hub in Selkirk, New York. The 10,000 square-foot facility was strategically chosen to support its growing construction operations in the Northeast and will serve as a blueprint to set up futureRead More

Mounting Pressure: Today’s large-scale PV boom demands new levels of service from racking companies

Mounting Pressure: Today’s large-scale PV boom demands new levels of service from racking companies

May 11, 2017 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

For the first time ever, in 2016, U.S. solar ranked as the No. 1 source of new electric generating capacity additions on an annual basis. In total, solar accounted for 39 percent of new capacity additions across all fuel types, and these big numbers are coming via big installs asRead More