In a recent set of reports on the Global PV Tracker marketplace, Sun Action Trackers was named as a key player in the Dual Axis Solar Tracker and Single Axis Solar Tracker markets.
The first report titled “Global Dual Axis Solar Tracker Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast” places Sun Action Trackers among the elite in the space, siting that in the past year the release of our DualTrack Dual Axis Solar Tracker lineup has opened a gap in the market since there is no other solution available that is able to support 24 panels. Our PST-2AL Dual Axis Solar Tracker holds up to 42 – 72 cell solar panels, with other Dual Axis Solar Trackers holding 12 panels, there was no solution on the market to meet the need in the middle. The report also highlights Sun Action Trackers as the leader in Utility and Commercial/Industrial installations in North America.
The second report is titled “Global PV Trackers Market Necessity, Current Trends and Future Growth 2018-2023“. In this report, Sun Action Trackers is noted as a key player in both the Dual Axis Solar Tracker and Single Axis Solar Tracker markets. The report also highlights the growing need for solar tracking technology in the future due to land usage restraints as well as the increased energy produced by tracking the sun.
We at Sun Action Trackers take great pride in our products and service in the Solar industry and we are so pleased to remain as one of the true innovators in our chosen space. If you have any questions regarding our products or services, please feel free to CONTACT US today for more information.
The Carilion Hospital System recently finished installation and commissioning of a 1.28 MW Single Axis Tracker system to help supplement power needs and to provide provisional power backup for the entire hospital during power outages. Estimated to produce up to 20% of the hospitals power needs annually, the Sun Action Trackers nanogrid will also offer the hospital cost savings that they intend to pass along to its patients.
“As expensive as health care is, anything that we can do to keep our costs down can be passed along to our patients ultimately,” Bill Flattery, CEO of Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and vice president of Carilion’s western region operations, said.
To view news coverage of the commissioning, please see below:
Steel Tariffs Introduced in March for Solar Industry
As many of us know, March of 2018 was a volatile month for the solar industry, as steel tariffs up to 25% were imposed on manufacturers and steel importers to the United States. In January, the International Trade Commission acting on orders from the President imposed an import tax or tariff on various products including solar panels, which immediately caused a number of utility scale projects to be halted until financial profitability could be once again guaranteed. As a result of the steel tariffs imposed in March, a number of these utility scale projects are once again put on hold, while companies scramble to make projects profitable once again.
Quality Materials Reign in Utility Scale Solar
On March 22, 2018 the White House announced that it would offer exceptions to the tariffs to Mexico, Canada, The European Union, Australia, Brazil, Argentina and South Korea. It is said that these exceptions were made due to political/trade relations and QUALITY OF MATERIALS PROVIDED. As you can imagine, many utility scale solar manufacturers have not only had to completely adapt their supply chain, but also have lost a number of projects because of the use of inferior materials. Though the tariffs are impacting almost every manufacturer in the US, there are some bright spots to be found.
Where Does the Steel Come From In Your Solar Project?
Sun Action Trackers is one of the only Solar Manufacturers globally that sources our steel from South Korea. Our Magnesium Alloy Coated (MAC) Steel is sourced from POSCO and is in many ways a highly superior product. Through UL testing and certification, we are able to prove our products resistance to harsh environments and its self healing capabilities.
We at Sun Action Trackers were pleased to learn of the steel tariff exemption allowed for South Korea. This exemption allows us to continue to offer POSCO’s superior steel products at an even more competitive price.
-Pete Lipscomb, Director of Business Development
This could mean a possible advantage for your projects by installing a better material at a lower cost than other imported options. If you would like to learn more about how Sun Action Trackers can help your project get back on track, or to learn more about our Dual Axis or Single Axis Solar Trackers, please feel free to CONTACT US for more information.
Visit Us in Booth 59 at MIREC Week
Its that time of the year again, when Mexico and Central America converge on Mexico City for MIREC Week. This week of renewable focus also hosts the Corporate and Industrial Energy Summit in conjunction with the exhibition. Over 300 expert speakers will also be sharing insights with attendees and industry experts alike. This year, MIREC Week will also be streamed live through 6 separate streams insuring that all insights will be documented. There is also a host of networking and after conference events nightly to engage and foster connections in the solar industry.
Sun Action Trackers is proud to be an exhibitor at MIREC Week and we would love to meet you! Please visit us in booth 59 for information regarding our new DUAL AXIS RESIDENTIAL models as well as our utility/commercial scalable Single Axis and Dual Axis Tracker offerings. Our team is ready to speak with you about something that we are very passionate about, and we would love to show you what the future will hold for the solar industry. More capable, More flexible, and More efficient.