NEXTracker opens regional office due to high demand for Company’s PV solutions in Eastern U.S. to bolster delivery and customer care for utility and distributed generation solar plants in these growing regions
FREMONT, CA, May 3, 2016- NEXTracker™, a Flex company, today announced that it has opened a sales, project management and field operations office in Nashville, Tennessee 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 and support to East Coast and Southeast markets for both utility scale and distributed generation applications.
“We are experiencing explosive demand from east coast and southern customers for our NX Horizon self-powered tracker. To meet this demand and the deliver the superior sales, project management and customer care we so highly value, we have opened a regional office in Nashville, TN,” said NEXTracker CEO Dan Shugar. We are staffing this office with top-notch professionals across numerous disciplines – from sales to system design to commissioning and ongoing field support. Combined with a local warehouse and manufacturing partners serving the region, NEXTracker will bring dedicated capability to help our customers accelerate their projects.”
“NEXTracker’s NX Horizon tracker is currently being deployed in several of Silicon Ranch’s projects. We selected the technology because NEXTracker represents an effective solution for utility-scale solar arrays,” said Pete Candelaria, Chief Technology Officer for Nashville-based Silicon Ranch Corporation. “As the long-term owner for all of our projects, it’s important for Silicon Ranch to partner with firms like NEXTracker who are committed to excellence in product, service, and support.”
Global demand for solar trackers has accelerated as the technology is able to deliver superior project economics in an ever widening range of locations. NEXTracker’s technology is proven to be a cost-effective solution to maximize solar project returns. With a robust supply chain that extends throughout the Americas and worldwide, PV power plants are being deployed in record time thanks to NEXTracker’s growing presence in locations around the world.
“We’re pleased to be welcoming NEXTracker to Nashville,” said Megan Barry, Mayor of Nashville. “Solar energy is a clean and abundant source of energy, and by harnessing the sun’s power, we can create a cleaner planet and stronger economy.”
NEXTracker provides leading solutions for commercial, industrial and utility-scale solar power systems, with over 110 MW per week of current shipments. NEXTracker’s fewer foundations and assembly points help mitigate geotechnical risk and accelerate project construction schedules. With independent rows and high slope tolerance, NEXTracker minimizes site preparation costs while enabling industry-leading power density. Its self-grounding and self-powered design provides valuable savings in labor and materials, while its 120 degree rotational range enables PV systems to take full advantage of high irradiance regions.
NEXTracker professionals are available worldwide to discuss solar tracking needs. For more information, visit: www.NEXTracker.com and follow us on Twitter @NEXTracker.com.
NEXTracker, a Flex company, advances the power plant of the future with advanced PV system innovations that empower solar power plants of all sizes to increase performance and reduce costs. With over 3GW of installations worldwide, NEXTracker’s award-winning advanced photovoltaic solutions are energizing 100s of solar power plants across five continents. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Company has offices in Mexico, China, India, Brazil, Chile, Australia, and Tennessee.