Sun Action Trackers releases residential dual-axis solar tracker models

Sun Action Trackers announced that it will be offering specifically engineered models of its PST-2AL Dual Axis Solar Trackers to residential dealers and installers beginning March 1. The PST-2AL has more than 40,000 units in use to date, becoming the mainstay for the now well-known Alamo Solar Projects in Texas. The modified versions will offer a

200-MW solar tracking project finished in sandy California desert

Array Technologies recently celebrated the commencement of commercial operation at the Garland Solar Facility in Kern County, California. ATI’s solar trackers were selected for the 200-MW solar plant located on 2,000 acres of desert, where robust trackers that can withstand extreme conditions are particularly important. Signal Energy provided turnkey engineering, procurement and construction services for

Swinerton selects SunLink ground-mounts for 165-MW solar portfolio for Dept. of Defense

SunLink Corporation was selected by Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) to supply its GeoPro fixed tilt solution in connection with a 165-MW portfolio of solar ground-mount projects located in the panhandle of Florida. Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, is constructing the three projects on Department of Defense property as part of the Gulf Coast Solar Center

4.6-MW SunPower project to meet 85% of California school district’s energy needs

This spring, Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) and SunPower Corp. will begin construction of SunPower Helix solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County, California. The solar installations totaling 4.6 MW will primarily include carports, as well as a few rooftop systems, and should be operational by

Standard Solar installs multi-building solar system featuring QuadPod Solar Canopies

Standard Solar announces the completion of a 708-kW solar project for Montgomery County, Maryland-based commercial real estate developer DANAC. The project, featuring a parking garage solar canopy, a solar carport and a rooftop system, was completed in late 2016 and was recently named a finalist for a 2016 Wintergreen Award for Excellence in Green Building. “Putting sustainability

Maine organic farm goes solar with 25-kW tracking project

Four innovative solar trackers are now powering Goranson Farm in Dresden, Maine. The 25-kW solar project will help offset the electrical bills of Goranson Farm, a third-generation, family-owned organic farm. The array is anticipated to produce 47,000 kWh per year, and offset nearly 100% of the farm’s energy needs. The project was installed by Maine

Sunvalley Solar completes largest privately owned solar system on California dairy ranch

Sunvalley Solar (SSOL) has successfully completed construction for a 2.2-MWdc solar system as an addition to a 1.1-MWdc solar PV project installed in 2015 on Wreden Ranch in California. “I have been very pleased with my dealings with Sunvalley Solar. They have the competitive pricing, top notch products and quality to meet and exceed the

SnapNrack announces NABCEP-certified webinar on integrated wire management

SnapNrack, a manufacturer of solar panel mounting solutions, will be hosting a complimentary webinar, “The Importance of Integrated Wire Management in Solar Mounting,” on March 1, 2017 at 10 a.m. PST. The 1-hour NABCEP-certified webinar will discuss wire management using cross-industry perspective, followed by why wire management is important for solar mounting and its effect

What are the different types of ground-mount solar racking systems?

One of the largest areas of innovation within solar involves the mounting system. Probably the most competitive solar product market (our annual Top Solar Mounting Products list is stacked, and it’s still just a drop in the bucket), mounting systems are an important element of solar arrays—they secure solar panels to the roof or the

What are the different types of solar mounting systems for roofs?

One of the largest areas of innovation within solar involves the mounting system. Probably the most competitive solar pro­­duct market (our annual Top Solar Mounting Products list is stacked, and it’s still just a drop in the bucket), mounting systems are an important element of solar arrays—they secure solar panels to the roof or the