Solar FlexRack Completes Independent Technical Assessment of TDP Turnkey Tracker to Underpin Its Bankability

Bankability report covers the solar tracker's design, reliability, durability, installation, operations and maintenance.

Youngstown OH, Nov. 15th, 2016 - Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and tracking solutions, announced today that Black & Veatch has performed a bankability study of its TDPTM Turnkey Tracker. The technical report covers the tracker's design, reliability, durability, installation, operations and maintenance.


According to GTM Research, over 70% of the US ground-mount systems are now being installed with trackers. Tracker installation growth in 2017 is expected to be 19%. *

Jeff Gwinnell, President and C.E.O. of Solar FlexRack said, "We're pleased to complete this bankability report and to further customers' confidence in the powerful TDP Turnkey Tracker solution that reduces project installation risks and costs."

Solar FlexRack's TDP Tracker design leaves rows easily accessible for operation and maintenance. Its smart backtracking maximizes energy production. Bundling the high-tech tracker with best-in-class project services provides next-level services and support to commercial and utility-scale solar project developers, EPCs and installers. From preliminary layout and design, through geotechnical engineering, construction and commissioning, Solar FlexRack's turnkey tracker solution delivers an optimized, robust tracker, along with a team of experts with decades of solar experience to ensure your project's success. To learn more about the TDP Tracker Solution, please visit http://solarflexrack.com/products/tracker/.


*https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/global-pv-tracker-market-to-grow-254-year-over-year-in-2016


About Solar FlexRack
Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, is an integrated solar company that offers custom-designed, fixed tilt ground mount and single-axis tracking systems in the commercial and utility scale, solar mounting industry. Solar FlexRack also offers full turnkey packages, including engineering, geotechnical, pullout testing, field, layout, and installation services to address the actual site conditions of an installation, providing a full scope of services from design to delivery and installation. Solar FlexRack has completed almost 1.5 GW of solar racking installations in 32 states across America and five countries globally. For more information, visit www.solarflexrack.com.

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