solar racking Articles

  • The best-kept secret in solar racking: shared-rail systems

    While much has been written recently about rail-less racking systems as the wave of the future, we can’t find much on shared-rail systems. It is true that rail-less represents a significant improvement over the mid- and end-clamp systems currently on the market, however, it seems that shared rail systems have most (if not all) of the advantages claimed by the rail-less systems without many ...


    By Solar SpeedRack Inc.

  • Worcester Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Solect Energy and Patriot met in late October to discuss the project for Providence and Worcester Rail Road (PWRR).  The array needed to be installed before years end, calling for quick reaction from Patriot Solar Group. Patriot’s inside sales and engineering team worked closely with Solect Energy to design a layout to work with the triangular ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Marysville Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Nova Consultants and Patriot’s engineering team began working together on the St. Clair RESA project in the Spring of 2013. The 514 kW array is one of a 12 MW portfolio for the midwest electric utility, DTE Electric Company. Although site soil conditions were suitable for driven pier foundations, a ballasted racking design was chosen because of the ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Fairhaven Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Dynamic and Patriot have been working together since 2012 on number of ground mount projects, both post driven and ballasted. Fairhaven Landfill emerged onto the radar in October 2012, with a year-end deadline rapidly approaching. During that same time period, Patriot’s installation crew was deployed in central Massachussets, halfway through ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Southbridge Solar Farm Case Study

    "Patriot Worked diligently to complete the racking installation of the project through the cold harsh winter months in less than three weeks. The quality of their team and their ability to adapt to situations that arose during the installation were unsurpassed." Project Overview Patriot Solar Group (PSG) has had a long standing relationship with Martifer Solar, completing ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Solar City got a Mounting Company

    Solar City got a Mounting Company. American solar installer announce they acquire a mounting system company ----ZEP Solar. The two company reach agreement that Solar City acquire ZEP Solar in exchange for about U.S dollars 158 million of the company’s shares. ZEP solar ...


  • Bath Michigan Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Patriot worked with Peninsula Solar to design a racking system that would work with limited space and not penetrate the ground surface. The ground mount array utilized a non-penetrating ballasted design to work with the existing terrain on top of an underground house. To save space in the yard, the North row utilized a longer post to allow closer ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Oak Ridge Solar Installation Case Study

    "We were very happy with PSG's installation crew. The crew was professional and were able to get the system installed with racking and panels within two days."Project Overview Zuercher Electric and Patriot worked together on initial project designs for ZYP Coatings beginning in April 2013. Patriot’s sales and engineering team designed a layout to optimize limited space in ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • North Carolina Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Patriot Solar Group (PSG) began working on initial racking designs during Summer of 2011.  At that time, the site was still yet to be cleared, but early soil testings confirmed that a driven post design would be suitable for the site conditions. PSG’s sales and engineering team worked closely with project engineers to ensure the racking design ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Riffey Residence Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot worked with Michigan Solar Solutions to design a post driven ground mount array to work well with the limited space and shading areas. Patriots racking allows for adjustments of tilt degree to be changed throughout the year to allow for optimazation of the panels in low light seasons. The array consisted of 30, 280 watt Solar World modules and will provide both grid tie ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Sanborn New York Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group worked in assistance with the homeowner for his first solar array installation at his home in New York State. The 12 kW array is consists of 48 Sonali Solar panels making it the perfect size for a residential customer. The ease of installation for residential customers makes the post driven ground mount a great and simple solar solution. Utilizing start and ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Manchester Michigan Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Worked with Oak Electric to design a post driven ground mount array to work well with the sloped terrain and maintain low visibility. The array consisted of 62, 327W modules and will provide both grid tie net metering and a battery back up system for the residential customer. Patriot met with Oak Electric at the site location to plan out the exact location and ultimately ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Maynard Landfill Solar Installation Case Study

    Since 2012, Martifer has retained the services of Patriot Solar Group on more than 5 MW of ground mount projects throughout the state of Massachusetts. For their high quality product, ease of collaboration, and their professional capabilities, Martifer Solar USA highly recommends Patriot Solar Group as a leading racking partner. Project Overview Patriot Solar Group (PSG) ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Brookfield Landfill Solar Installation Case Study

    Patriot Solar Group has always delivered a high quality and competitively priced product as well as flexible installation services during their collaboration with Martifer Solar USA. They have approached each project with a professional demeanor and with the creativity necessary to overcome the challenges that have arisen.Project Overview Patriot Solar Group has had a long standing ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Holly Michigan Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot worked with Executive Electric and Building Service Inc. to design a post driven ground mount array to work well with the limited space and shading areas. Patriots racking allows for adjustments of tilt degree to be changed throughout the year to allow for optimization of the panels in low light seasons. The array consisted of 8, 285 watt Helios modules and will provide ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Lake Elmo Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Worked with TruNorth Solar to design a post driven ground mount array to work well with the sloped terrain and maintain low visibility. This home owner has dedicated their entire property to conserving the environment. The array consists of 60, 250W Sharp modules and will completely offset nearly 100% electricity bill. Patriot Solar Group ultimately provided micro ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Dark Horse Brewery Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group in support of Contractors Building Supply inc. (CBSI) have supplied racking to install a sloped asphalt shingle roof mount on top of the Dark Horse Brewery roof. Working closely with CBSI, Patriot Solar Group was able to procure materials and deliver them to the job site on schedule for the Dark Horse Brewery solar installation. The 40 panel, 10 kW solar ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Brooksville Florida Solar Installation Case Study

    Patriot Solar Group worked with a residential customer in Brooksville Florida to create a post driven ground mount system that may be susceptible to high wind conditions during tornado and hurricane seasons. Patriot Solar Group supplied everything from racking, to panels, inverters and all balance of systems (BOS), including combiner boxes, grounding applications, and lightning arrestors. The 28 ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Rockford Airport Solar Installation Case Study

    New Generation Power was proud of the efforts of the Patriot team to find the best solutions for the flood plain and variable soil constraints as well as their expertise to assist in the overall site planning as required to comply with DOE and FAA regulations on this International Airport site.Project Overview Patriot Solar Group (PSG) began working on initial mounting and layout ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Haslett Michigan Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: The 8 kW array is consists of 32 Sonali Solar panels making it the perfect size for a residential customer. The ease of installation for residential customers makes the post driven or ballasted ground mounts a great and simple solar solution. Utilizing start and add sections makes either ground mount capable of out-competing traditional solar racking designs and make for an easy ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

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