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2017

Mecasolar’s CTO Mr. Stavros Mastorakis is interviewed by PV tech for the 12th Volume of the magazine.

Ever since Mecasolar announced its renovation, the multinational company has performed several actions to increase its visibility. Following the participation in Intersolar Munich 2017, the company has stablished a partnership with Seiso in Turkey and is looking for other markets. In fact, Mecasolar’s CTO Mr. Stavros Mastorakis has been interviewed by PV tech about his…

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Hyperion-SR Official Release

Hyperion-SR® is the most advanced single row horizontal tracker on the market. Main features are minimum number of piles per MW, self-powered operation, wireless communications, extended slope tolerances and sophisticated optimized. This type of tracking system can increase the power output up to 27% compared to ground-mounted fixed structure systems while tracker’s dimensions can be…

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2014

MECASOLAR participates in R&D project led by DRESSER-RAND GUASCOR in Brazil

MECASOLAR is to supply a solar tracker whose energy will go to the auxiliary equipment of a small hydro in the municipality of Jaguari, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The research team, led by DRESSER-RAND GUASCOR, includes members from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Florianópolis, Brazil). The project, integrating various types of renewable energy technologies,…

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Margallo inaugurates Australia’s biggest photovoltaic plant

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has inaugurated Australia’s largest operating solar farm, the 24 MW Royall Solar Farm, developed with MECASOLAR structures. Attending the inauguration was ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell, Spain’s Foreign Minister José Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Australia’s Spanish Ambassador Enrique Viguera. The MECASOLAR fixed structure can be installed on all types of…

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2014

2013

MECASOLAR to deliver structures to Australia?s largest solar farm (24MWp)

23 September 2013. The Spain-based multinational firm MECASOLAR, specialising in the design and manufacture of solar trackers, fixed structures for ground- and roof-mounted installations, and foundation screws for large solar PV installations, has signed an important agreement with ACCIONA ENERGY OCEANIA to supply the fixed structure to be installed in Australia’s largest solar farm, located…

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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…

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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…

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MECASOLAR delivers 3,400 MECASCREW foundation screws to 3MW PV solar plant in Lorca

The R&D+i Department at MECASOLAR developed special foundation screws for this project, for best mounting into the ground. The 3,400 MECASCREW foundation screws were engineered and developed in the plant MECASOLAR has in Navarra, Spain, according to the specific load conditions of the site in Lorca.MECASCREW can be used on different types of ground and…

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MECASOLAR to present solar trackers at ENREG ENERGIA REGENERABILA, in Romania

The 5th international ENREG Energia Regenerabila will be held from 6 to 8 March in Arad, Romania, in the border with Hungary and Serbia. At the event, MECASOLAR will exhibit its solar trackers, fixed structures, foundation screws and solutions for PV installations in Romania. The solar tracking systems from MECASOLAR increase the efficiency of solar…

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2013

2012

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…

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OPDE Group welcomes government delegation and businessmen from Thailand

A delegation comprised of 25 government and industry representatives from Thailand visited the OPDE solar photovoltaic plant in Écija, Seville. Their goal was to learn about the development and maintenance of the industrial group’s big PV power plants. They were shown the competitive advantages of the MECASOLAR solar tracking technology in big PV power plants,…

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MECASOLAR adapts trackers for concentration modules in a 600 kWp plant in Italy

The plant, which is already operating, has a total power of 600 kWp. MECASOLAR has adapted its tracker technology to the low concentration modules used in this project. The company supplied 55 single-axis solar trackers, 11.04 kWp each, and a rack that supports forty-eight 230W modules. The plant features 5x concentrators. Multinational company sources say…

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2012

2011

MECASOLAR supplies 11.5MW to photovoltaic plants in Greece, Great Britain, Italy, Australia, and France

The new projects of the multinational company specialising in the design, manufacture and sale of solar trackers, fixed structures and foundation screws include a new solar farm in Wales (2.9MW), two in Italy (5MW) and one in Greece (1MW). In addition, MECASOLAR has closed a deal to supply solar trackers in Australia and fixed structures…

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2011.07.04: MECASOLAR manufactures 311 MW of solar trackers worldwide

The multinational company maintains its leadership in Italy, Spain, Greece, Canada and USA and strengthens its expansion into new markets such as Egypt, Israel, Colombia, Belgium, Algeria, China, Sweden, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Britain and Australia, among others, where it has been supplying trackers in 2011. Additionally, plans are underway to enter markets in Mexico, Brazil and…

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MECASOLAR presents its new universal foundation screw MECASCREW at INTERSOLAR

The universal Foundation screw “mecascrew” can adapt to all types of terrain and structures for fixed photovoltaic installations, without the need for concrete. In addition to providing the screw, MECASOLAR offers a fastening service on the farm and the installation of the fixed structure, including conducting topographic and geotechnical studies. The new MECASOLAR product is…

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MECASOLAR will attend the National Solar Conference, to be held from 17 to 21 May in Raeligh – North Carolina

The National Solar Conference is the longest-running educational event for solar energy professionals in the U.S. Now in its 40th year, the SOLAR 2011 program will be developed by solar energy experts in all topical areas – technology, buildings, policy, professional education, workforce development, and consumer education. Many sessions will offer continuing education credits for…

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MECASOLAR PARTICIPATES AT THE 2011 GENERA CONFERENCE ON PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY

MECASOLAR is to participate in the photovoltaic conference organized on the occasion of the International Fair GENERA 2011 to be held in Madrid from 11 to 13 May. The conference will cover the future of the Spanish solar photovoltaic industry, the PV industry and technological developments, among others. MECASOLAR, through its spokesman Jose Carlos Alpuente…

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MECASOLAR will participate in the conference to be held on the occasion of the SOLAREX fair in Istanbul

MECASOLAR will participate in the conference on photovoltaic solar energy that is part of the fourth edition of Solarex in Turkey to be held from 10 to 13 March. MECASOLAR, through its spokesperson Francisco Martinez, will take part in the conference focusing on the optimization of solar projects through tracking systems. Similarly they will discuss…

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2011

2010

MECASOLAR will be present at the ENERGAIA fair in Montpellier – FRANCE from the 8th to the 11th of December

MECASOLAR will be present at the ENERGAIA fair in Montpellier – FRANCE from the 8th to the 11th of December. This will be a good opportunity to learn about the products MECASOLAR distribute in the French market. MECASOLAR as a leading manufacturer of 1 and 2 axes trackers and fixed structures will be presenting its…

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MECASOLAR participates in the Conference Clean Energy from the Sun: Market and Research Supporting Photovoltaic

MECASOLAR participates in the Conference “Clean Energy from the Sun: Market and Research Supporting and Photovoltaic” to be held during the ENERSOLAR fair in Milan from 17 to 19 November. MECASOLAR will participate in the conference focusing on the optimization of photovoltaic projects using tracking systems. MECASOLAR, through its Technical Director Stavros Mastorakis, will develop…

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MECASOLAR opens a tracker manufacturing centre in Ontario (Canada)

The Spanish multinational  has opened a new manufacturing facility located in Wallaceburg (Ontario), from which it will  distribute 1 and 2-axes trackers both to Canadian customers  and those in north-eastern USA (Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Illinois, among others). The new plant in Wallaceburg, which is over 20,000 square feet with 2 acres outside for…

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MECASOLAR participates in the Operation and Maintenance Conference for Photovoltaic Installations at INTERECONOMIA

MECASOLAR participates in the Conference on Operation and Maintenance of Photovoltaic Installations organized by INTERECONOMIA Conferences held in Madrid on September 30, 2010. The conference theme focused on the importance of maintenance of photovoltaic systems for efficiency and productivity, development, strategy and performance. MECASOLAR, through its Technical Director Stavros Mastorakis, developed aspects such as the…

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Companies from Egypt and Australia were present at the MECASOLAR courses

Australian companies ZEN COMMERCIAL ENERGY and HARELEC, and Egypt’s AOI, have taken part in training courses this week provided by MECASOLAR on 2-axis trackers. The course offered at the headquarters in Navarra of MECASOLAR consists of two parts, installation, commissioning and operation and maintenance of 2-axis MECASOLAR trackers and assembly of 2-axis MECASOLAR trackers. The…

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16.04.2010: MECASOLAR Creates a YouTube Video Channel

MECASOLAR has created a YouTube Video Channel for its customers and installers to keep constantly up to date with visual info on the latest market launches. The channel has an informative, educational approach so installers can access transport and installation videos, step-by-step explanations of solar plant or installation construction and videos on the different components…

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PROINSO awarded the supply of several solar farms in Greece with an output exceeding 3.2 MW

The orders include the supply of 139 MECASOLAR trackers (1.5 MW) for the island of Crete manufactured in the company’s factory in Thessaloniki. In the first of the contracts, PROINSO will supply 900 kW of modules and SMA inverters for solar photovoltaic projects in Crete, developed by the Greek company Hellas ADIVA. The second supply agreement,…

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PROINSO supplies 1 MW of MECASOLAR trackers for photovoltaic solar project in California

The Spanish company PROINSO–  part of Group OPDEand specialists in the distribution of modules,   inverters, trackers and fixed structures for photovoltaic systems, will supply 1 MW of  MECASOLAR 2-axis solar trackers  for a solar   photovoltaic project located in the  California district of Madera. The 2-axis trackers supplied for the project will be manufactured entirely in…

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MECASOLAR, part of OPDE Group , joins SEIA – The American Solar Energies Industry Association-

MECASOLAR owned by Grupo OPDE, which also includes  PROINSO and OPDE, has joined up as a member of the  American Solar Energies Industry Association – SEIA – with the aim of strengthening and supporting the American industry in the development of the market and the photovoltaic industry in the coming years. Interestingly it has already…

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PROINSO launches web app. for the comparative calculation of photovoltaic solar energy

The Spanish multinational PROINSO, specializing in the distribution of modules, inverters,   trackers and fixed structures for photovoltaic systems, both on the ground and on roofs, has launched a new application on its website, under the name of “Solar PV Tracker”, which allows the comparative calculation of solar energy production anywhere in the world. Free of…

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2010

2009

MECASOLAR to open tracker and fixed structure factory in West Sacramento-CA

MECASOLAR will set up in the city of West Sacramento, Yolo County, California, in a 70,000 square foot building which will be fitted with the infrastructure to manufacture 14,000 trackers a year.  Other locations in California were evaluated initially, but the possibilities for recruitment, communications, infrastructure and proximity to one of the parks which will…

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MECASOLAR prize winners at the Solar Awards 2009

The solar trackers MS Tracker 10, developed and manufactured by the Spanish company MECASOLAR The awards are convened by the prestigious international publication of British origin, PV Solar, which acknowledges the commitment and investment by MECASOLAR in incorporating new technological developments into their 1 and 2-axis solar trackers, European leaders in implementation in solar photovoltaics.…

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MECASOLAR participates in the conference

MECASOLAR takes part in the conference “CleanTech Law and the New Energy Policy” organized by the SOUTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL in Los Angeles, California, held in the same city on September 18. The conference will deal with the legislation on clean technologies and U.S. government policies on energy. Guillermo Labiano, MECASOLAR  representative at the conference will share his vision…

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MECASOLAR supplies 500 kW of 2-axis trackers for solar photovoltaic project in California

The Spanish company MECASOLAR– solar trackers and fixed structures manufacturer for solar photovoltaics, is taking part in a project in California for which they have provided a total of thirty-four 2-axis trackers; MS-2E TRACKER which will provide some 500 kW of power. This is the first in a series of U.S. projects involving MECASOLAR; the…

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MECASOLAR PARTICIPATES IN THE SPANISH SOLAR INDUSTRY IN SPAIN 2009 SOLRARPRAXIS CONFERENCE

 MECASOLAR participates in the Solarpraxis solar industry conference, to be held on 1st and 2nd October in Madrid. Luis Guerra In his conference will present the new 1-Axis Seasonal Azimuth Tracker and its main competitive advantage: the marked improvement in the production with regard the 1-axis solar trackers, allowing manual control from a 20 º…

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MECASOLAR IN SOLAREXPO

MECASOLAR consolidated its presence in the Italian market during the International Exhibition SOLAREXPO held in Verona from 7 to 9 May. MECASOLAR presented its new products to the Italian market – the 1-Axis Seasonal Azimuth Tracker and their Fixed Structures-, as well as the MECASOLAR  2-Axis tracker- already well established on the European market. The…

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MECASOLAR launches its new Fixed Structures and Single-axis solar trackers

MECASOLAR will present in May two new products, developed, designed and manufactured by the company. Their new Fixed Structures, designed for ground-mounted facilities in large solar photovoltaic plants, and their new seasonal Azimuth single-axis trackers. Both products will be launched as innovations at the SOLAREXPO fair to be held in Verona (Italy) from May 7…

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MECASOLAR initiated appropriated legal proceedings seeking damages for the ET Solar Groups

The OPDE Group and MECASOLAR informs its clients, suppliers and the solar market in general that its commercial relations with the ET Solar Group have terminated. Accordingly, the ET Solar Group is not entitled to use the name, brand, trademarks, technology or commercial track record of the OPDE Group or of MECASOLAR in the commercialization of…

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MECASOLAR to participate in the Conference on Technological Challenges in the Development of the Photovoltaic Industry.

La conferencia, organizada por el INSTITUTO DE FOMENTO EMPRESARIAL que se celebrara el 17 de junio en Madrid contará con la presencia de MECASOLAR.   La conferencia que tiene como objetivo dar a conocer las últimas novedades tecnológicas, los rendimientos, los estudios de red y las últimas tendencias de las instalaciones eficientes, contara con la presencia…

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MECASOLAR to install its trackers in Colombia for the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

The Institute of Planning and Promotion of Energy Solutions for Areas not on the Grid, (IPSE), a public entity attached to the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia has awarded the supply, assembly, testing, commissioning and maintenance of ten photovoltaic solar energy trackers in five   areas not connected to the national grid. The project…

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2009

2008

Conferenza dell´ Industria Solare 2009-Rome-ITALY. SOLARPRAXIS 5-6 February 2009

MECASOLAR in its quest for internationalization has been selected to present its dual-axis solar trackers in Italy. This presentation will be held within the framework of the Solar Energy Industry in Italy Open-days organised by SOLARPRAXIS, Rome 5th -6th February. These open-days will allow us to gain a first-hand insight into the Italian market and…

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22 MWp PLANT!! CONSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR EUROPE’S LARGEST SOLAR POWER PLANT WITH DUAL-AXIS TRACKING SYSTEMS

In November 2007, MECASOLAR began building Europe’s largest photovoltaic solar power plant with dual-axis solar trackers. The photovoltaic solar power plant to be built by OPDE will be 22 MWp, thus requiring 2,000 MECASOLAR MS TRACKER 10+ model trackers. All trackers are 11 kWp and will incorporate 3 single-phase Sunny Boy 3300 inverters with a…

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2008

2007

Mecasolar anuncia su nueva estructura y refuerza su catálogo de productos

La empresa líder en fabricación de seguidores participó en la feria más importante del sector, Intersolar Europa 2017 en Múnich, donde presentó su nuevo modelo, el HYPERION-SR® (mono fila), así como su seguidor optimizado HYPERION-MR® (multi fila). En paralelo, la multinacional española anunció su nueva estructura empresarial, con la fundación de la empresa matriz MECASOLAR…

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MECASOLAR announces its new business structure and strengthens further its product catalogue

The leading tracking manufacturing company participated in INTERSOLAR Europe 2017 fair in Munich where it showcased its brand new HYPERION-SR® (single-row), as well as its optimized tracker model HYPERION-MR® (multi-row). At the same time, the Spanish multi-national announced the establishment of its new holding company, MECASOLAR Technologies SL., that acquired all operations, property rights and…

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MECASOLAR makes a strong entrance into the Asian market with an installation in Beijing’s Olympic Stadium

Mecasolar, specialist in manufacturing, assembling and installing dual-axis solar trackers and a member of OPDE Group, has begun to expand into China and is making a strong entrance into the Asian photovoltaic solar energy market with the help of the local ET Solar Group. Its first effort was installing one of its dual-axis solar trackers…

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Market leaders with 60% of solar tracker market share in 2007.

Our constant flexibility in manufacturing capacity allows us to offer you certain custom services, completely adapting to your requirements throughout the entire project execution and committing to delivery deadlines. Orders placed for 2007 account for approximately 60% of the Spanish market for installations with dual-axis solar tracking systems, which achieves the goal of supplying 8,000…

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2007

2006

Mecasolar: Leaders in the Spanish market

Mecasolar is a company dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing state-of-the-art, dual-axis solar trackers, which permit increasing photovoltaic solar energy production by more than 35% when compared to fixed installations. Mecasolar solar trackers were created over several years of research and development by a group of esteemed experts in the fields of mechanical, electric and…

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Various solar plant projects executed in November 2006 for a total of 80 units

The power and manufacturer flexibility and the reduced installation and maintenance costs make the MS TRACKER 10 and MS TRACKER 10+ appropriate choices for large photovoltaic plants, such as the Murillo el Fruto facility in Navarra, as well as for the small renewable energy operators’ smaller installations of different sizes and power requirements. The support…

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Mecasolar successful in the Power Expo fair

MECASOLAR’s stand at Power Expo 2006 had a great number of visitors that were interested in the benefits of its products. Developers, engineers, installers and end investors alike were highly interested in the competitive advantages of MECASOLAR solar trackers.The most notable differences for engineers and installation companies were reduced installation and maintenance costs, while developers…

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The media takes interest in MECASOLAR trackers

INFOPOWER, SOLAR NEWS and ENERGETICA XXI media is greatly interested in learning more about the various advantages of one of the most interesting Spanish products for the worldwide solar tracking industry. The technical assessment and categorisation that technicians representing specialised technical magazines have provided has resulted in reports of an excellent product due to its…

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The Murchante photovoltaic solar power plant will use 150 Mecasolar trackers in its first phase and 110 more later.

The Murchante photovoltaic solar power plant will use 150 Mecasolar trackers in its first phase and 110 more trackers in its second phase. The great multi-power and multiple manufacturer FLEXIBILITY of our trackers has allowed us to install 9.52 kWp per tracker for this project. The tracker model chosen for this project is the MS…

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MECASOLAR: only Spanish company with ISO 9001:2000 certification

Last April, MECASOLAR received the ISO 9001:2000 quality certification to back the quality and guarantee of its products. Thus, MECASOLAR offers the market a product with the best manufacturing and design quality guarantees, resulting in increased productivity and a better performance ratio in its machines. Additionally, it offers its clients a 10-YEAR GUARANTEE on PARTS…

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New contract for 168 MS TRACKER 10+ model trackers for a total power supply of 1.4 MWp

OPDE has contracted another 168 MS TRACKER 10+ model trackers for the Cintruenigo solar power plant. Each tracker will have unit power of 8.4 kWp and will incorporate MASTERVOLT QS3600 inverters. Furthermore, all trackers have a 10-YEAR GUARANTEE on PARTS and WORKMANSHIP, thus assuring that the amortisation period is covered by guarantees. This order will…

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2006

2005

MECASOLAR will supply the Murillo el Fruto solar power plant with 168 trackers.

The developer OPDE has chosen MECASOLAR MS TRACKER 10+ model solar trackers for the Murillo el Fruto photovoltaic solar power plant in Navarra. This order consists of 168, 8.4 kWp ready-to-install trackers. Each tracker has 175 Wp photovoltaic solar panels (48 panels total) and is supplied with MASTERVOLT series 3 inverters, increasing installation production by…

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10-year guarantee on parts and workmanship

10-YEAR GUARANTEE ON PARTS AND WORKMANSHIP This allows us to irrefutably guarantee your investment throughout the installation’s amortisation period. Besides this competitive advantage, Mecasolar solar trackers provide another series of competitive technological advantages that doubtlessly position us as one of the top suppliers in the national and European markets. We pride ourselves in speed of…

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2005
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