Pre-Fabricated Solar Carports for Private and Commercial Use

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Solar panels or solar trackers are considered as a complete package where the photovoltaic cells are connected together. You can use solar panel as a component of a larger photovoltaic system in order to generate and supply electricity in commercial as well as residential applications. Each of these panels is rated by its own DC output power under standard test conditions. They typically range from 100 to 320 watts. Actually a single solar panel can only produce a limited amount of power. This is the reason why most of the modern illustrations contain multiple panels.

Photovoltaic racking system generally includes several solar panels, an inverter, and a solar battery or solar tracker. Apart from that, there are interconnected wirings. A typical solar panel uses the following technology:

Generally the solar panels use light energy or photons from the sunlight in order to generate electricity by using the photovoltaic effect. Most of the systems use wafer-based crystalline silicon cells based on cadmium or silicon. In order to protect the cells from mechanical damage and moisture, there is a structural module either at the top or the back layer. Traditionally, most of the cells are rigid. However, during these days semi-flexible solar cells are also available.

All the electrical connections in such solar trackers are generally made in a series in order to achieve a desired voltage and/or in a parallel to provide a desired current capability. The conducting wires that take the current off the panels may literally contain silver, copper, or the other non-magnetic conductive transition metals. It is really important that all the cells are connected electronically to one another and to the rest of the system.

Solar Carports are widely used and it is really popular among the users. Solar carports with electric vehicle chargers provide you with a new opportunity. It can be a great solution for the private lots to large commercial spaces.

A complete solar carports package includes the following:

• PV Modules

• Carport Structures

• Solar Inverters

• Chargers

• Combined Boxes

• Safety Switches

• Lightning Panels

• System Designs

These unique solar energy systems provide you with huge opportunities. The most important advantage it provides is that it reduces energy bills for building owners. It also increases the revenue opportunity from the sale of solar renewable energy credits (SREC) to the brokers.

Apart from this, there are many other components used in solar panels. Some of the components include the following:

Solar Trackers: These are used to increase the amount of energy produced per panel at a minimum cost of mechanical complexity and need for maintenance. They actually sense the direction of the sun.

Fixed Racks: The fixed racks generally hold the panels stationary as the sun moves across the sky. The operator needs to set these racks according to the angle at which the panel is held.

Ground Mounted: They are another solar power system that consists of solar panels held in place by the racks as well as frames attached to the ground based mounting supports.


Orion Solar Racking specializes in the development, manufacturing and marketing of photovoltaic racking, solar carports, roof mount, ground mount solutions and provides all types of solar panels for residential, agriculture, industrial, government, commercial and utility grade projects. Our mission is to promote renewable energy solutions and making solar trackers installation simple.

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