Point Load Power announced the launch of its flagship technology, PV Booster Gen 2, a rooftop tracking system designed to maximize solar production from monofacial and bifacial solar panels, producing up to 70% more energy per panel compared to fixed-tilt rooftop mounting solutions.
This advancement in solar performance means that building owners, occupants and project integrators investing in rooftop solar can install 50% less solar panels than required with fixed-tilt and still achieve the same annual savings, increasing return on investment (ROI) by 40% or more.
PV Booster has been engineered to solve the challenges of weight and wind that have prevented solar tracker deployments on rooftops, until now. This dynamic rooftop tracking solution meets the requirements of UL 3703 and the wind loading requirements of ASCE 7-16, and has been tested and certified by CSA U.S., a Nationally Recognized Test Lab allowing PV Booster to deploy on most flat rooftops across the United States.
Solar project integrators looking for a competitive advantage in the C&I solar market have already ordered thousands of PV Booster units. Option One Solar in California’s Apple Valley has completed its first project using the PV Booster.
“We vetted the PV Booster offering thoroughly, even went so far as to install a showcase system on the roof of our headquarters to validate the performance gains,” said Scott Thomas, president of Option One. “Almost immediately we saw that the performance is so significant that this will rapidly accelerate our growth plans in the C&I space.”
Option One Solar is fully trained to resell, install and service PV Booster in addition to receiving other partner benefits including sales support, supply allocations and volume pricing.
PV Booster Gen 2 trackers are now being delivered to customers through Point Load’s U.S.-based supply chain. This highly-anticipated solution has received accolades year-over-year from industry peers since its invention, garnering Solar Power World’s Top Products of 2017 and 2019 as well as its Editor’s Top Product Picks 2018 and winning the Cleanie’s 2019 Platinum Award for Product of the Year and Startup of the Year at the Solar Power International annual conference in 2019.