Emerging markets and innovation: Twin pillars of the solar tracker market
The Alamosa Solar Generating Project consists of over 500 dual-axis, pedestal mounted tracker assemblies, each producing 60 kW. Each tracker assembly is 70 ft. wide by 50 ft high and contains 7,560 fresnal lenses that concentrate sunlight by a multiple of 500 onto muIti junction cells. Alamosa Solar is located on 225 acres in the San Luis Valley near Alamosa, CO.
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