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Burlingame (California) Inaugurates Unique Dual-Axis Solar Carport

November 14th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Burlingame, California Mayor Donna Colson inaugurated a unique six-unit dual axis solar tracker car canopy at the Kahala Tower near the San Francisco Airport, on November 13. The commercial installation is being called the first of its kind in the United States because of the technology involved. 

Dual Axis Solar Tracker Field Performance Yields 27.7% ROI

May 10th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The slow adoption of new technology in the US solar industry provides time for field verification of manufacturers’ claims, which at times sound too good to be true. In the case of large-format dual axis trackers, however, the latest round of annual production numbers is eye-catching: a 27.73% return on investment, or a payback period of only three years

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