The project will be one of the largest solar plants in Latin America, occupying an area equivalent to 700 football fields
- Array STI Norland, a manufacturer of single-axis solar trackers and fixed structures, is supplying 474 MWp of its solar equipment to a PV project located in Oliveira dos Brejinhos, in the Brazilian state of Bahia.
- Array STI Norland’s solar trackers will move towards the sun more than a million bifacial panels, which capture solar irradiance on both sides of the panel.
- Once fully operational, the plant will be able to generate 1,150 GWh of clean energy per year which will be entirely intended for the free market. The construction works will end in the second half of 2021.
- Sol do Sertão is a project owned by Essentia Energia, a renewable energy company whose financing affiliate is Pátria Investimentos, one of the largest Brazilian investment group.
“The partnership with Essentia Energia is of great importance for Array STI Norland because it has resulted in supplying our dual-row trackers to one of the largest solar energy projects in Latin America which will have a huge impact on the reduction CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. This large-scale project solidifies the leadership of Array STI Norland in the Latin American market,” said Javier Reclusa, CEO of Array STI Norland Brasil.
Essentia Energia’s CEO, Adriano Vignoli, declared that “although the concern with the environment and the search for sustainable options for energy generation are not new issues, we need to redefine a series of actions of our daily life. In this context, the renewables gain more relevance as they generate benefits in the short, medium, and long term.”
About Array STI Norland
Array STI Norland is an international manufacturer of solar trackers and fixed structures for utility-scale PV projects. Established in 1996, it offers engineering, supply and installation services. Array STI Norland developed the first dual-row solar tracker on the market, specially designed for uneven terrains and where the orography has significant changes in gradient.
In January 2022, Array Technologies acquired STI Norland, strengthening supply chains and international expansion.
About Array Technologies, Inc.
Array Technologies (NASDAQ: ARRY) is a leading American company and global provider of utility-scale solar tracker technology. Engineered to withstand the harshest conditions on the planet, Array’s high-quality solar trackers and sophisticated software maximize energy production, accelerating the adoption of cost-effective and sustainable energy. Founded and headquartered in the United States, Array relies on its diversified global supply chain and customer-centric approach to deliver, commission and support solar energy developments around the world, lighting the way to a brighter, smarter future for clean energy. For more news and information on Array, please visit arraytechinc.com.
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