Soltec to supply 38MW of PV trackers for PV project in Brazil

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on email
Email
The trackers are expected to be delivered in just two months, with some 60% of the equipment supplied by Brazilian sources. Image: Soltec

Single-axis solar tracker manufacturer Soltec announced Wednesday that it is supplying 38MW of solar trackers to the Assuruá PV power plant in the Brazilian state of Bahia.

The trackers are expected to be delivered in just two months, with some 60% of the equipment supplied by Brazilian sources.

The plant, located in the municipality of Itaguaçu, stands as the fifth solar plant in the country featuring SF Utility trackers — along with the second one in Bahia. The project is developed by Soltec’s partner, Quebec Energy.

José María Lozano, engineering global director at Soltec, added: “The configuration options of our standard tracker satisfy the application needs of frameless thin-film solar modules. The resulting six-up landscape module mounting solution provides complete tracker module-fill and maximizes tracker yield potential.”

The trackers supplied will mount 319,200 thin-film (CdTe) modules. Once completed, the solar project is expected to generate 78 GWh per year — equivalent to the energy consumption needs of approximately 38,200 Brazilian households.

Read Next

July 27, 2021
Canadian Solar has closed a BRL500 million (US$100 million) financing facility to develop a Brazilian solar portfolio claimed to be the country’s largest, while also giving it the option to hold built solar assets for longer.
July 5, 2021
Shares in the renewables division of Spanish utility Acciona were up 7.3% on their initial public offering (IPO) price during their maiden day of trading on 1 July.
June 29, 2021
Soltec has signed an agreement to supply its SF7 bifacial solar trackers to Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft for use in four PV projects being developed in the southern Spanish region of Andalucía.
June 14, 2021
Asia boasts a growing number of markets with solar development pipelines in excess of 1GW, a new report by Fitch has found, with the region dominating the consultancy’s project database analysis this year.
May 25, 2021
Mining company Vale has chosen Nextracker to supply its NX Horizon solar trackers for the Sol de Cerrado solar project in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
May 13, 2021
Spanish tracker manufacturer Soltec saw its revenue and earnings tumble in the first quarter of the year, citing delays in PV project development due to higher raw material costs that have led to increased module prices.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinars
August 19, 2021
At 9am (PT) | 6pm (CEST)
Solar Media Events
August 25, 2021
Solar Media Events
October 6, 2021
Solar Media Events
October 19, 2021
BRISTOL, UK