Nextracker to develop tracker production line in Arizona
- US solar tracker manufacturer Nextracker has expanded its output with the addition of a new line in Arizona.
Situated in Phoenix, the expanded and reconfigured facility from Atkore will certainly have a production line dedicated to Nextracker and also will certainly produce steel tracker components for utility-scale solar projects in a growing solar PV market region such as the Southwest.
Initial manufacturing of trackers from the increased facility in Phoenix will certainly be devoted to the 150MW Agave solar project from Arizona Civil service (APS), which McCarthy Building Companies and Very first Solar are likewise giving services for.
Nextracker continues its movement to residential production with its second factory in two months, after inaugurating a new assembly line in Texas last April to respond to supply chain interruptions.
Dan Shugar, owner as well as chief executive officer of Nextracker, claimed: "Building out our production ability with partners throughout the united state allows us to secure clients from cost volatility, steel supply danger and delays in logistics."
The partners highlighted the importance of neighborhood manufacturing to minimize shipment times across the Southern and Southwestern of the US as well as lasting products.
Last March, Nextracker landed a supply bargain for the very first stage of a 450MW PV project in Saudi Arabia which the company stated was the largest solar plant unfinished currently.
In addition, the company revealed a new single-axis tracker in March, the NX Horizon-XTR, designed for sloped as well as uneven terrain which was at first exclusive to design, purchase and also building firm SOLV Energy.