Applied Energy Technologies (AET) a preferred supplier of commercial and utility-scale racking systems and one of the top 10 solar racking companies in the United States, is pleased to announce it has received orders for more than 35 MW of its Rayport ECO solar mounting systems in the first quarter of 2015. These orders include both rooftop and ground mount solutions ordered by leading industry EPCs and developers for solar projects in over 15 states.
In addition, AET has expanded its coverage in the U.S. and can now ship a larger percentage of its Rayport-G ECO ground mount system from California. AET also ships systems from Arizona, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Texas and Virginia. Its expansion into California dramatically reduces shipping time and cost for projects located in the West and the Southwest regions of the U.S.
Our ECO line of racking systems is quickly becoming the preferred solution for EPCs and developers. The activity we are seeing in the first few months of the year is indicative of the industrys need for high-quality racking solutions at a cost competitive price point, said Aaron Faust, VP of Business Development at AET. Many of these orders are from repeat customers that have come to rely on AETs top quality mounting solutions and installation services to ensure their solar projects are bankable. In order to meet their need, we made the strategic decision to expand into California.
AETs Rayport ECO product portfolio includes both rooftop and ground mount solutions. Customers are able to save money and installation time with AETs ECO line of high quality solar mounting solutions. They are lightweight, durable and cost-effective, and are made of fully galvanized steel.
The Rayport-B ECO roof ballast system has one common bolt for all joints and has panel clamps with integrated grounding. It is wind tunnel tested and UL 2703 listed. The Rayport-B ECO system fits all major solar modules on the market and is available in a variety of panel configurations. The Rayport-B ECO ships folded, significantly increasing packing density and reducing shipping costs.
The Rayport-G ECO ground mount system is strong and durable, having been engineered to withstand the most challenging environmental conditions. It is UL 2703 listed. It is also light and compact, allowing for high shipping density, significantly reducing freight costs and enabling easier handling on the job site. The Rayport-G ECO fits all major solar modules available on the market today and is available in a variety of panel configurations.
AET designs its solar mounting solutions to be functional, lightweight, durable, strong, easy-to-install and cost-effective. AETs team of engineers is in constant pursuit of delivering innovative, high quality solutions to meet the needs of solar racking customers. AETs racking products are designed to save valuable installation time, help minimize installation-related maintenance issues and work within developer and EPC budgets.