MECASOLAR leads a European R&D project to develop new materials to increase the efficiency and durability of solar photovoltaic (PV) trackers

Part of the European EUREKA Technology Cooperation Program, the OPTIMUS project will last three years and is part funded by the CDTI. The OPTIMUS project, which is led by MECASOLAR and also includes the participation of ACF and ISTON, will represent a technological leap by improving polymer and cement-based composites, obtaining materials that are more…

MECASOLAR delivers horizontal single-axis trackers to project in Portugal

The company also delivered MECASCREW foundation screws to two PV solar facilities located in Beja, in the southern part of Portugal. MECASOLAR?s horizontal single-axis tracker increases power generation as compared to fixed solutions, both having very similar costs. Last year, the multinational company launched this modular, low-height structure that stands out for being simple to…

MECASOLAR to supply solar trackers to 1MW solar installation with low-concentration modules in Sardinia, Italy

The single-axis azimuth trackers from MECASOLAR have been adapted to the low-concentration modules from American firm SOLARIA that will be used in the 1MW solar facility in the Sardinian location of Villacidro. The new solar facility, developed by Euroenergy S.p.A., is expected to start operating in December. The technology underlying these modules was specially designed…