Unirac Awarded Contract for 37.2 MW Ground Mount Steel (GMS) Installation in Guam
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Unirac, Inc., a Hilti Group Company and the leading provider of high quality, competitive PV mounting solutions in North America has been selected by Sunora Energy Solutions and NRG Energy to provide a 37.2 MW Ground Mount Steel (GMS) mounting system to be installed on the island of Inarajan, Guam. The solar array will offset 15,000 tons of CO2 emissions from fossil fuel generation and provide clean energy to power the equivalent of 12,000 homes annually.
John Plumlee, CEO of Sunora cited “Unirac is an important partner for Sunora in helping us achieve our business strategy to bring unique solutions to large commercial, industrial and utility-grade customers. We trust Unirac’s engineering capabilities; GMS is flexible with a proven installation base. The system is capable of meeting our rigorous design requirements while yielding a cost competitive solution, a critical element for this project when we selected Unirac.”
GROUND MOUNT STEEL evolved from more than 10 years of experience in the fixed ground mount market to meet a variety of project requirements. Powerful light gauge structural steel components yield low material costs. Extremely low total installed costs are achieved through Unirac’s innovative project construction methods with pre-assembled components. With more than 400 MW installed in North America, GMS is the system of choice for fixed-tilt commercial and utility ground mount projects.
“We are privileged to join with Sunora and NRG in advancing solar energy in communities across the country and abroad,” said Peter Lorenz, Unirac CEO. “Our shared mission is to deliver high-quality solar solutions at the lowest total cost.”
About Unirac Inc.
Unirac, a Hilti Group Company is North America’s leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems. Recognized as an industry innovator on both the product and process side we provide the best mounting solutions to our customers through high quality, competitively priced products, responsive customer support, industry leading engineering services and excellence in supply-chain management. Unirac has achieved certifications for ISO 9001:2008 for QMS, ISO 14001:2004 for EMS and OHSAS 18001:2007 for safety. For more information about Unirac, please visit www.unirac.com.
About Sunora Energy Solutions
Sunora Energy Solutions is a design-build energy solutions company that makes solar power cost-effective through proprietary innovation, scale, & operational excellence in engineering, construction, and fabrication. Sunora provides high quality, integrated solutions at the lowest total cost in the industry. Sunora services a range of customers from developers to consumers across the United States and North America that need affordable utility and distributed power generation. Sunora is a privately-held, solar Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) corporation based in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about Sunora Energy Solutions, please visit the company’s website at www.SunoraEnergy.com
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