Cottonwood Solar Project
Greencells USA Inc.
4.20 MW Ground-mounted
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Eldora Grand Ultima Silver 315 Wp and 320 Wp (polycrystalline-72 cell)
Grid connected to substation
Rated System Power
Number of Modules
Type of Installation
Ground mounted solar project with single axis tracker system
Annual Energy Yield
PROJECT BRIEF DETAILS
Special characteristics of the installation and other interesting information:-
This project is done with single axis tracker system, details below:
- One axis with +45/-45 degree
- 12 tables with 1 × 38 Vikram Solar modules
- 166 tables with 1 × 76 Vikram Solar modules
- DC-engine linear Actuator
- Back-tracking feature
- Self-powered actuator with 40 Wp modules
Challenges & Solutions
The installation process faced many challenges like: hurricanes which delayed the execution process and the perfect accuracy required to efficiently utilize the single axis tracker systems installed alongside the modules, etc. However, Greencells USA Inc. and Vikram Solar Limited worked in a cohesive manner to bring the 4.2 MW solar plant online.
SummaryVikram Solar partnered with Greencells USA Inc to commission the 4.2 MW Cottonwood Project, a ground-mounted solar project with single-axis tracker system at Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
“There is no second chance for a first impression. Hence, in our first large solar project in the US, we were very particular about proven high-quality standards, extended linear performance guarantees combined with an affordable technology. Our clients have a clear expectation and so do we. Vikram Solar’s global track record and their astonishing commitment from Day 1, left us no doubt as to have found a trustworthy partner.”