Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a supplier of commercial and utility-scale racking systems, was selected by Pro-Tech Energy Solutions to provide its Rayport-B ECO solar racking system for one of the nation’s largest rooftop solar installations. The project is installed on a distribution warehouse and the corporate headquarters for AC Moore arts and crafts stores.
AC Moore, founded in NJ in 1985, operates arts and crafts superstores throughout the eastern US. The 11,232 panels, supplied by Trina, will bring power to the 750,000 sq. ft. distribution center which services its more than 140 stores, and houses the corporate office. SMA provided the inverters. Construction began in July.
The Rayport- B ECO roof ballast system has one common bolt for all joints and panel clamps with integrated grounding. It is wind tunnel tested and UL 2703 listed. The system fits all major solar modules on the market and is available in a variety of panel configurations. The Rayport-B ECO ships folded, which the company reports significantly increases packing density and reducing shipping cost.