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“It Just Happened to be Perfect Timing”

  Passing the 2 GW installation milestone, opening its DG business and moving into Southeast Asia: Nextracker’s Australian operations is proving to be a bright spot on the global map. For Peter Wheale, VP responsible for Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, it’s vindication of his conviction that the market was going to take off […]

Energy Storage Drivers Play Big Role in an Evolving Grid

Few industry observers dispute the critical role of energy storage in the scaling of variable renewable generation. The grid is rapidly evolving with wind and solar, an inevitability driven by the fundamental economics of the two technologies. As solar and wind achieve higher levels of grid penetration, the intermittencies of these renewable fuel sources can […]

NEXTracker Wins Cleanie Award™ in Best Integrated Media Category for TrueCapture Marketing Campaign

By channeling transformative marketing and powerful brand voice, NEXTracker drives awareness about its machine learning control system, TrueCapture FREMONT, Calif., October 23, 2018 — NEXTracker™, a Flex company, has been chosen as The Cleanie Award™ recipient for Best Integrated Media Campaign for its multichannel approach to introducing and promoting the TrueCapture™ Smart Control System for […]

Women in Cleantech Sustainability Talks

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. WCS hosts an annual TED-style event hosted by Google, including the first female-focused startup pitch competition for the cleantech and sustainable industry.  As a […]

Q & A – Webinar: Designing for Wind in the Age of Mass Solar Tracker Deployment

To watch the webinar, click here. To download the webinar slides directly, please click here.  For those who submitted questions during the webinar, thank you. We’ve compiled your questions and answered them below.  Topics Covered:  Testing Methodology Module Guidelines and Tracker Architecture Stowing Strategies and  Designing for Wind  Weather, Climate and Geography-Related Code-based Design     TESTING METHODOLOGY […]

NEXTracker Celebrates 500 PowerworX Academy Graduates Worldwide

Expanded tracker installation, commissioning and O&M program meets rapidly growing workforce development needs of the global solar industry FREMONT, CA, USA, September 25, 2018 — NEXTracker™, a Flex company, today announced that it has successfully trained five hundred graduates from its global tracker installation program, PowerworX™ Academy. The program was launched in 2015 to help meet the workforce development […]

White Paper: Designing for the Wind

Designing for the Wind Interactive White Paper: Using Dynamic Wind Analysis and Protective Stow Strategies to Lower Solar Tracker Lifetime Costs   DOWNLOAD HERE Authors: Alex Roedel and Stuart Upfill-Brown This paper was developed with solar power plant developers, asset owners, EPCs, and independent engineers in mind. Here are a few of many of the topics […]

Borrego Solar: Sacramento International Airport

Issue 11.5, Sep/Oct ’18  By: SolarPro Staff The 7.9 MW Sacramento International Airport solar project is the largest on-airport solar facility in California. Commissioned in December 2017, the installation consists of a 15-acre east site on the airport’s Aviation Drive and a 20-acre north site located near the runway. Between the two sites, Borrego Solar […]

Raising the Bar: Wind-Caused Solar Tracker Failure Is Not an Option

Reliable solar trackers don’t come easy. It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to enter the market with a dependable system. Tracking system development involves extensive research, testing and complex engineering that extends far beyond the reach of published standards. People often forget that building codes and other related standards represent minimum requirements, not […]

Webinar: Designing for Wind in the Age of Mass Solar Tracker Deployment

To watch the on-demand version of the webinar, click here.  Held: 9/18/18, 2 P.M. ET / 11 A.M. PT  “Designing for Wind in the Age of Mass Solar Tracker Deployment”  Speakers:  Alex Roedel, Director of Design & Engineering, NEXTracker Dr. David Banks, Principal, CPP Wind Engineering Consultants Jake Morin, Structural Engineer, Structurology LLC Ben Gallagher, Senior […]

Intersolar South America

Join South America’s largest solar event in São Paulo, Intersolar South America. With more than 12,500 expected visitors, the 6th Intersolar South America exhibition and conference – is the key platform for promoting solar technologies in South America. Over 240 international exhibitors will showcase their latest trends to industry specialists, investors, and project planers over […]

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