NEXTracker and CalCom Solar to Supply PV Trackers to Agricultural Customers

published: 2015-03-10 12:06 | editor: | category: News

CalCom Solar, a Californian solar project designer and constructor, has entered into a 100 MW supply agreement with NEXTracker to serve its agribusiness customers. CalCom Solar believes that solar trackers will help its agricultural customers to save more energy costs and live better lives.

"CalCom's principals have over 35 years of solar experience and to date have overseen the construction of over 50 MW of trackers," said Nic Stover, CEO of CalCom. "With CalCom's focus on helping agricultural customers use solar to save on energy costs, NEXTracker is a great offering to lower costs and increase energy production. They've assembled the 'dream team' of the PV racking business; they're very supportive of our needs. We're excited to be deploying NEXTracker for visionary agribusinesses leaders like Woolf Farming and Processing."

"The agricultural sector is well served by solar – and CalCom delivers exceptional expertise in designing, engineering, and constructing solar power systems for agricultural operations,” noted NEXTracker CEO Dan Shugar. “Together, CalCom and NEXTracker are delivering solar systems that generate more energy at lower cost, helping leading growers like Woolf Farming to lower their operating costs with clean solar power."

"Woolf Farming and Processing has a multi-generational legacy of producing more with less while improving the land," said Stuart Woolf, President of Woolf Farming.  "Solar is a perfect fit for our vision of sustainable farming, and CalCom Solar and NEXTracker are the best choices for our needs. We are excited to be working together with these great companies to use the power of the sun to not only grow food but provide the energy to process it for our customers."

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