Executive, career and boardroom moves in solar, storage, cleantech, utilities and energy VC.
Startup Point Load Power is looking to create the market for rooftop trackers, claiming that the company’s PV Booster, paired with bifacial modules, can generate 70% more energy per panel than ordinary racking.
Also in the brief: product announcements from GAF Energy, REsurety and Point Load Power.
Executive and boardroom moves in solar, storage, cleantech, utilities and energy VC.
The Oakland-based developer is focused on solar-plus-storage and will be developing the massive, new 690 MW Gemini solar project with its 380 MW/1,400 MWh lithium-ion battery.
The new module line can cut LCOE and reduce logistics cost for module transport.
The Gemini project will be the largest solar plant in the U.S. and among the top-ten worldwide when completed on BLM land near Las Vegas. We spoke with the project developer to get some details on “one of the purest forms of time shifting you’ll ever see.”
The ten largest solar tracker companies accounted for 88% of the market last year, according to analyst Wood Mackenzie, with the market growing 20% from 2018.
Also in the brief: kWh Analytics’ insurance policy on solar production and revenues, Solar FlexRack has reached 200 solar tracker installations, the Wallingford Renewable Energy solar project has been sold and more.
NEXTracker has fulfilled the contract terms of a 3.4 GW tracker supply deal signed with 174 Power Global in the second half of 2019. The shipment represents more than 11% of all tracker systems shipped in 2019.
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