Renewables Now: Nextracker teams up with Orrcon Steel for Australian components

US solar tracker maker Nextracker Inc (NASDAQ:NXT) on Wednesday unveiled an agreement with Orrcon Steel, a unit of Australia’s BlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL), for the manufacturing of components for Nextracker’s smart solar trackers.

Australian-made critical components for Nextracker’s systems will be produced from BlueScope’s steel coil at Orrcon Steel’s Salisbury Tube mill in Brisbane. The components will then be finished at Orrcon Steel’s Northgate site by Baojia, Nextracker’s global manufacturing partner for delivery to engineering procurement contractors (EPCs).

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