This Is How One Firm Is Promising a Solar Performance Boost

by | Feb 2, 2018 | Solar Energy | 0 comments

Solar entrepreneur Bill Gross, the CEO of Edisun Microgrids, has successfully penetrated the commercial and industrial solar market segment with dual-axis trackers, promising a 30 percent performance boost for a cost increase of only 10 percent compared with a standard fixed-tilt PV installation, at optimal U.S. locations, he says.

The Pasadena, Calif.-based company on Oct. 11 completed installation of a 1-MW, 3,000-dual-axis tracker installation — the world’s largest thus far — on an Oxnard, Calif., building owned by Harry Ross Industries and occupied by Chiquita Brands International. Edisun and Corona-based West Hills Construction also announced a strategic partnership to develop up to 20 MW of commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects using Edisun’s patented rooftop tracking technology, the PV Booster.

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