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Check out this huge solar thermal power plant using Delta Group’s trackers

Check out this huge solar thermal power plant using Delta Group’s trackers

March 2, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Delta Group sent word about its participation in SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, the world’s largest concentrating solar power plant with integrated molten salt energy storage. Check it out above. A key part of the electricity generation operation is Delta’s solar tracking solution, which synchronizes and manages over 10,000 trackingRead More

Exosun to equip two new solar plants in France

Exosun to equip two new solar plants in France

February 15, 2016 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Exosun, a supplier of cost-effective solar tracking solutions for ground-mounted photovoltaic plants, will equip two new plants of the largest French renewable energy producer, CNR (La Compagnie Nationale du Rhône). The 9.5 MWp Beaucaire and 4 MWp Donzère plants situated in the South of France will be equipped with Exosun’s Exotrack®Read More

New Mexico, Affordable Solar bring 24-MW of solar to replace coal-fired systems

New Mexico, Affordable Solar bring 24-MW of solar to replace coal-fired systems

January 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Affordable Solar, has partnered with Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI) to bring clean solar energy to thousands of New Mexicans in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas. Industry pioneers Affordable Solar and ATI are both locally owned and operate out of Albuquerque. The SantaRead More

On the Scene: Redefining ‘in-house’ with Solar FlexRack

On the Scene: Redefining ‘in-house’ with Solar FlexRack

January 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm 2 comments

Youngstown, Ohio, is that quintessential rust belt city that boomed and busted right along with American manufacturing. But not all of those jobs skipped town. One staple in the area to this day is Northern States Metals. Founded in 1972, the company began developing aluminum-extruded industrial products and has servedRead More

The NX Horizon, formerly the Self-Powered Tracker, brings self-contained motor power to each row.

On the Scene: NEXTracker combines solar expertise, product solutions

January 18, 2016 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar power is starting to move into the mainstream, but this current success comes after decades of slow adoption and product evolution — an evolution with which the team at NEXTracker is intimately familiar. NEXTracker might seem like one of the new kids that’s popped up on the solar blockRead More

NEXTracker’s NX Horizon tracker achieves UL 3703 certification

NEXTracker’s NX Horizon tracker achieves UL 3703 certification

January 18, 2016 at 9:09 am 1 comment

NEXTracker’s self-powered tracker (SPT), NX Horizon, is now UL 3703 certified. This certification specifically addresses solar tracking system functions with respect to risk of electric shock, mechanical and fire hazards. NEXTracker’s UL 3703 certification includes grounding through existing structural components without the need for additional dedicated grounding components like braids,Read More

Exosun trackers selected for three solar power plants in Jordan

Exosun trackers selected for three solar power plants in Jordan

January 14, 2016 at 5:42 pm 2 comments

Exosun, a supplier of solar tracking solutions for ground-mounted photovoltaic plants, has been selected by Phoenix Solar, a leading international PV system integrator, and its partner Millennium Energy Industries, to equip three photovoltaic power plants totaling 11 MWp in Jordan with its innovative tracking technology. This PV project, the largest in theRead More

Maine school turns to solar for power and science education

Maine school turns to solar for power and science education

January 5, 2016 at 4:24 pm 3 comments

Education and sustainability go hand-in-hand, as one of our Project of the Winners from 2015 can testify. The Middle School of the Kennebunks in southern Maine believes this as well, recently installing a 6-kW solar system from AllEarth Renewables. This will help offset the electrical bills of Kennebunks public middle school,Read More

Vermont Technical College to install 500-kW solar farm

Vermont Technical College to install 500-kW solar farm

December 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm 1 comment

Vermont Technical College will further its use of renewable energy and help reduce its operating costs while providing the institution new educational opportunities with the installation of a 500-kW solar farm. This month, the 500-kW project was awarded its Certificate of Public Good by the Vermont Public Service Board, green-lightingRead More

Vermont finishes 5th solar project at state corrections facility

Vermont finishes 5th solar project at state corrections facility

December 10, 2015 at 10:00 am 3 comments

A 500 kW solar net metering project was completed at the Southern State Correctional Facility, the fifth of seven state correctional facilities to be powered by solar. The project is part of an initiative the Governor announced in September 2013 to deploy 5 MW of solar power that will increase theRead More