Steady Increase in Company’s Tracker Sales in Canadian Market with Sales Expected to Double in 2019
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio: Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, announced today that it has successfully installed over 550 MW of solar projects in Canada. The accomplishment brings Solar FlexRack’s total to more than 2 GW worldwide.
Global single-axis tracker sales increased by over 40% in 2018 according to IHS Markit*. Solar FlexRack has provided high-quality racking and tracker services in Canada for ten years. In 2018, the company saw a marked increase in their tracker sales and in 2019 are expecting that number to double. The company continues to expand its market share, having supplied solar projects in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and British Columbia. Solar FlexRack’s advanced solar trackers and project services teams’ expertise far exceed their competitors and for solar project installations that need to withstand harsh climatic conditions like Canada, they are the right choice.
Grasshopper Solar, Canada’s largest, fully-integrated solar energy company, has selected Solar FlexRack for nine projects in Ontario utilizing Solar FlexRack’s TDP Turnkey Solar Trackers. “With Canada’s severe winters, Grasshopper Solar needs an experienced partner with both solar tracking products and project support services that have proven themselves in this region,” said Osman Sediqi, Grasshopper Solar, VP of Operations. “We’ve found such a partner in Solar FlexRack, whose in-depth solar project expertise with cold environments and reliable tracking technology offer us the best value.”
Steve Daniel, Executive Vice President of Solar FlexRack said, “We’re honored to be a tier-one supplier for such a respected global developer as Grasshopper Solar. We look forward to working with them in the future as they expand their global footprint.”
About Solar FlexRack
Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, is an integrated solar company that offers custom-designed, fixed tilt ground mount and single-axis solar tracking systems in the commercial and utility-scale solar mounting industries. Solar FlexRack also offers full turnkey packages, including engineering, geotechnical, pullout testing, field, layout, and installation services to address the actual site conditions of an installation and provide full scope of services from design to delivery and installation. Solar FlexRack has completed over 2 GW of solar racking installations in 40 states across America and five countries globally. For more information, go to www.solarflexrack.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.