FTC Solar, AUI Partners collaborate to provide faster tracking solutions to sub-20MW DG projects in the US

Aug 9, 2022 05:33 PM ET
  • Solar tracker maker FTC Solar and power specialist AUI Partners have actually teamed up to provide solar tracking remedies for distributed generation (DG) projects under 20MW within an eight week time frame.
FTC Solar, AUI Partners collaborate to provide faster tracking solutions to sub-20MW DG projects in the US
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FTC's DG Solutions Business Unit and also AUI Partners will certainly leverage FTC Solar's Voyager+ 2P single-axis solar tracker and AUI's experience in site design as well as building and construction to aid enhance energy optimisation, reduced installment times and increase system integrity.

The Texas-based business are hoping to supply shipment preparations of as brief as eight weeks as they look to record more of the DG market, which they estimate will certainly be worth US$ 386 billion by 2026.

" Regardless of the development in DG as a result of federal and also state-wide promotes boosted solar projects, there is still a lack of thorough solutions that offer customers what they require in a prompt manner," stated Mario Carbone, companion at AUI Partners.

" By integrating FTC's durable as well as versatile Voyager tracker and optimization software program with our list building, design, shipment, as well as setup solutions, we have the ability to use customers a cutting-edge design-through-installation solution that inevitably benefits developers by reducing the number of project companions they need to commission."

The collaboration, which is offered throughout all US states, will target commercial and also industrial (C&I) PV market, community solar programmes, projects for independent power manufacturers (IPP) and smaller one-off projects, such as agrivoltaics, they stated in a declaration.

" By making sure products are easily available for these projects, DG Solutions will certainly supply faster than several various other suppliers in the marketplace, which can require greater than 6 months," claimed Sean Hunkler, Chief Executive Officer of FTC Solar. "We see remarkable development potential for this market over the next few years."

Despite getting on the "cusp of profitability" in March adhering to a challenging monetary duration, FTC Solar in May introduced that it was withdrawing its guidance for the year as well as warned of product unpredictabilities caused by the US AD/CVD investigation, which has given that been superseded by President Joe Biden's two-year freeze on new tariffs on solar imports from Southeast Asia.

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