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NEXTracker honored as a pv magazine Annual Award Winner

As a result of the deliberations of the inaugural pv magazine Annual Award jury, a nine-person international panel of PV-industry experts, five entries have been selected as award winners. A further seven entries were recognized as being Highly Commended. The entrants were selected from the winners and highly-ranked entries in the pv magazine global and pv magazine Germany series of annual […]

NEXTracker Named MESIA Award Project of the Year Winner 2019

In collaboration with ACWA Power, NEXTracker wins the Middle East Solar Association (MESIA) Award for Utility-Scale Project of the Year 2019 in recognition of the Sakaka solar project. “NEXTacker offers a combination of bankability, local content manufacturing capability, and has optimized tracker design for rapid installation of this first utility-scale project in Saudi Arabia.”  See […]

White Paper: Solar-Plus-Storage Solutions for Universities

Solar-Plus-Storage Solutions for Universities The Design Decisions Behind the MUM Solar Power Plant DOWNLOAD HERE Download Ideal Energy’s white paper to learn more about how educational institutions can use solar and storage to optimize energy production & consumption. In the paper, Ideal Energy models Maharishi University of Management’s energy load profile and outline the engineering and […]

Bifacial gets the big money

LONGi bifacial solar modules were included as part of a fully-financed 224 MWdc solar project in Georgia, with NEXTracker suggesting it’s a first for the technology in the United States on a large-scale financed project, with 750 MW already following in their book of business. JANUARY 14, 2019 | JOHN WEAVER This pv magazine author has read articles […]

Supersized solar plus storage coming to California

In October, California regulators proposed allowing DC-coupled solar plus storage systems to be compensated via net metering for electricity stored in their batteries. This came after NEXTracker’s NX Flow system was verified by UL as charging only from solar power. JANUARY 11, 2019 | JOHN WEAVER On September 1, 2017, the California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA) filed and served […]

The Solar Plus Storage Must Flow

Ideal Energy has installed a single-axis tracker, 1.1 MW DC solar plant with NexTracker’s largest flow battery project to date: a 35 unit, 350 kW / 1.1 MWh Avalon Battery vanadium flow system. DECEMBER 17, 2018 | JOHN WEAVER Flow batteries have a few key advantages over lithium-ion technology. The most important may be that they […]

SepiSolar says California’s NEM policy revision paves the way for larger solar systems, quicker interconnection

DECEMBER 11, 2018 | BY CHRIS CROWELL A new SepiSolar white paper reveals the financial benefits of a pending revision to California’s net energy metering (NEM) policy. When finalized, commercial DC-coupled solar-plus-storage installations will not only be able to benefit from NEM, but will also be able to increase solar system size, reduce installation and permitting costs, and quicken […]

NEXTracker Inaugurates PowerworX Solar Installer Training Academy in New South Wales to Meet Growing Demand for Skilled Workforce

Ribbon cutting to take place in Wallacia, NSW, 12 December WHAT:  NEXTracker™, a Flex company, will be conducting a formal ribbon cutting to inaugurate the site for its solar installer training program, PowerworX Academy™. The first workforce development program of its kind in Australia for the renewable industry, NEXTracker invites members of the press and […]

White Paper: California DC-Coupled Solar-Plus-Storage Net Metering Ruling: A Technology and Policy Review

California DC-Coupled Solar-Plus-Storage Net Metering Ruling: A Technology and Policy Review DOWNLOAD HERE Author: Josh Weiner, CEO of SepiSolar and Consultant for NEXTracker A SepiSolar white paper reveals the financial benefits of a pending revision to California’s net energy metering (NEM) policy. When finalized, commercial DC-coupled solar-plus-storage installations will not only be able to benefit […]

8minutenergy and Capital Dynamics complete 328-MW Mount Signal 3 Solar Farm

By Kelsey Misbrener | December 7, 2018 8minutenergy Renewables and Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, today celebrated the completion and commercial operation of the 328 MWdc Mount Signal 3 Solar Farm. The project is the largest in the 800-MW Mount Signal solar cluster, which is not only the largest PV project in California, but also […]

NEXTracker to supply 255 MW Sunraysia Solar Farm

EPC contractor Decmil Group has selected Nextracker’s NX Horizon solar trackers for the 255 MW Sunraysia Solar Farm, one of Australia’s largest solar farms located in New South Wales. NOVEMBER 29, 2018 MARIJA MAISCH After passing the 2 GW cumulative project milestone in Australia earlier this year, U.S.-based manufacturer Nextracker will now supply the 255 MW Sunraysia Solar […]

Decmil Selects NEXTracker’s NX Horizon Smart Solar Tracker for 255 MW Sunraysia Solar Farm

Sunraysia, one of the largest solar farms in Australia, is among the first projects structured with long-term offtake to an end user FREMONT, Calif. USA, November 28, 2018 — NEXTracker™, a Flex company, announced it has been selected by Decmil, an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor to supply its smart solar tracker, NX Horizon™ for the Sunraysia Solar […]

DOE-Funded Research To Test Viability Of Bifacial PV Modules

Posted by Betsy Lillian | November 21, 2018   Through federal funding, DNV GL, a global quality assurance and risk management company, aims to accelerate the commercial deployment of bifacial PV modules. DNV GL was recently selected to receive a $200,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office for the research project. […]

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