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NEXTracker acquires predictive modeling software company BrightBox

NEXTracker acquires predictive modeling software company BrightBox

August 31, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

NEXTracker has acquired BrightBox Technologies, Inc., a predictive modeling software and machine-learning technologies company. This acquisition will broaden NEXTracker’s capability for advanced diagnostics and real-time control of solar tracking systems. The added capability will deliver accelerated commissioning time and increased energy yield of NEXTracker systems globally. “This acquisition amplifies NEXTracker’s software engineering resources, includingRead More

SunLink enters distributed tracker market with new single-axis solution

SunLink enters distributed tracker market with new single-axis solution

August 30, 2016 at 2:08 pm 2 comments

Hot on the heels of our decentralized tracker trends feature, SunLink Corp. has sent word of its new TechTrack Distributed single-axis tracker — the second single-axis tracker in the company’s TechTrack product line, joining the internationally deployed TechTrack Centralized. Be sure to see it for yourself in Las Vegas at Solar Power International (NorthRead More

AllEarth Solar Trackers are producing power with three 7.3 kW solar array trackers for Grenada Elementary.

Three solar trackers (22-kW) installed at California elementary school

August 18, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Three state-of-the-art American made solar trackers are now powering the Grenada Elementary School in Grenada, Calif., thanks to Sharpe Energy Solutions, based in Ashland, Ore. Sharpe is an engineering, procurement, and project management firm that has performed more than 140 energy audits for schools in the Oregon and Northern California area in theRead More

Spread the Wealth: We look at the value decentralized tracker systems bring to a project

Spread the Wealth: We look at the value decentralized tracker systems bring to a project

July 19, 2016 at 7:53 am 1 comment

Designing and building the perfect site is all about knowing your options. In the ground-mount C&I and utility-scale world, those options keep expanding. The latest system design to gain steam is the decentralized tracker, which gives each row its own ability to track the sun and optimize energy harvest independentRead More

NEXTracker opens solar education center for both novices and PV pros

NEXTracker opens solar education center for both novices and PV pros

July 1, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

When we visited the NEXTracker headquarters last year, it was clear the company’s big focus was on training and education. Fast forward to today, and the company has inaugurated its Center for Solar Excellence at that same headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Designed as a world class testing and proving groundRead More

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Solar trackers power metal refinishing company Sungen Circle Finishing

June 16, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Twenty-two solar trackers are now powering metalwork company Sungen Circle Finishing in Newburyport, Mass. The 186-kW solar project will help offset more than 65 percent of the electrical needs of the local metal refinishing company. Originally the company installed a fixed ground mounted system in 2010 that was damaged by 6Read More

GameChange Solar introduces 5-7 week lead time for trackers

GameChange Solar introduces 5-7 week lead time for trackers

June 3, 2016 at 8:29 am Comments are Disabled

GameChange Solar announced that it has implemented a five to seven week delivery time as standard for all tracker structural components, effective immediately. By the fourth quarter of 2016, this five to seven week standard will include the complete system with controllers and actuators (which currently require an additional twoRead More

India’s leading solar tracker developer enters U.S., opens up in Silicon Valley

India’s leading solar tracker developer enters U.S., opens up in Silicon Valley

May 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

India’s leading solar tracker developer, SmartTrak Corp., opened its first global center in Silicon Valley’s Freemont, Calif., to help build out its goal of adding 1 GW of global tracker projects over the coming year. On May 17, 2016, Bhagawan Reddy Gnanapa, the CEO of SmartTrak Corp., based in Hyderabad,Read More

Vermont Technical College adds 100 AllEarth Renewable trackers

Vermont Technical College adds 100 AllEarth Renewable trackers

May 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

As we noted in a recent issue of Solar Builder, the education sector is primed for solar projects. Here is the latest to cross our news desk: Vermont Technical College has flipped the switch on a new solar farm that is projected to produce nearly 1 million kWh of clean,Read More

NEXTracker opens project management, field operations office in Nashville

NEXTracker opens project management, field operations office in Nashville

May 10, 2016 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

NEXTracker is further expanding operations by opening a sales, project management and field operations office in Nashville, Tenn., to address growing regional demand for the company’s high-performance solar trackers. By placing key personnel and a warehouse in this additional location, NEXTracker is well-positioned to provide excellent, real-time customer service andRead More