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Solar FlexRack completes Black & Veatch bankability study of its Turnkey Tracker

November 17, 2016 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and tracking solutions, announced today that Black & Veatch has performed a bankability study of its TDPTM Turnkey Tracker. The technical report covers the tracker’s design, reliability, durability, installation, operations and maintenance. According to GTMRead More

GameChange Solar explains virtues of its rivet module-mounting method

GameChange Solar explains virtues of its rivet module-mounting method

November 16, 2016 at 1:24 pm 1 comment

GameChange Solar says that its new rivet module-mounting method has proven to speed its most recent installations. Rivets were used for a group of Max-Span pile driven systems in North Carolina totaling 85 MW, which is now completing installation. The installers averaged 2.5 MW per week per 20 man crew includingRead More

Alencon Systems joins Emerge Alliance for developing DC power distribution standards

Alencon Systems joins Emerge Alliance for developing DC power distribution standards

November 14, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alencon Systems LLC has been invited to join the Emerge Alliance, an open industry association developing standards leading to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. Alencon Systems was selected for membership in this organization because of its unique String Power Optimizer and Transmitter product, the SPOT. Brian T. Patterson,Read More

Check out TerraSmart’s new fleet of solar site-mapping drones

Check out TerraSmart’s new fleet of solar site-mapping drones

November 8, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TerraSmart keeps on churning out futuristic site mapping technology for the solar industry that focuses on automation and speed. First was this automated surveying robot (which we will have more on in our Jan/Feb issue), and now the company is hyping up its new FAA-certified High Precision Aerial Site MappingRead More

Alencon, AES deal aims to retrofit, improve utility-scale PV performance

Alencon, AES deal aims to retrofit, improve utility-scale PV performance

September 30, 2016 at 8:04 am Comments are Disabled

As the solar industry marches forward, maintaining (and possibly improving) the performance of existing systems will be hugely important. Alencon Systems LLC and Austrian-based Alternative Energy Solutions GmbH (AES) have entered into a strategic cooperation for improving the performance of utility-scale PV power plants. The cooperation agreement brings together twoRead More

Open letter (and petition) urges for change in SEIA’s board of director governance

Open letter (and petition) urges for change in SEIA’s board of director governance

September 9, 2016 at 8:18 am 1 comment

Two prominent voices for renewable energy have circulated an open letter to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and a petition to try and change the structure of SEIA’s board of directors in order to achieve a better balance between distributed generation and utility-scale proponents when setting the direction of the advocacyRead More

Kentucky’s largest solar project installed with REV Drill’s new Cluster Rock Drills

Kentucky’s largest solar project installed with REV Drill’s new Cluster Rock Drills

August 1, 2016 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

REV Drill, a U.S. drill manufacturer and drilling equipment supplier based in Maryland, provided its latest rock drilling product offering, specialty drilling equipment and operator training to a client for a large solar project at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County, Ky. The client won a competitive bid from LouisvilleRead More