Centrosolar and mounting solutions provider Zep Solar have signed a license agreement that will see Centrosolar manufacture Zep compatible module at its Wismar, Germany plant. The signed agreement also calls for the distribution of Zep products throughout Europe by Centrosolar. The companies note that they have mutually modified Zep’s standard frame profile specifically for Centrosolar so that it conforms to European roof application requirements.
“The Zep concept represents an important step in the evolution of the PV mounting system. It removes the separation between module frames and framework, which has existed since the beginning of the solar energy era, and therefore allows significant savings to be made at a time when aluminum is becoming more and more expensive,” explained Dr. Johannes Kneip, a board member of Centrosolar.