Ground Mounted Solar

Ground mounted solar panels are positioned on the ground rather than on the roof. The panels are positioned on a tilt frame at about a 30 degree angle which assures maximum solar energy absorption and output.

Rooftop solar arrays are the most common choice for solar however there are many reasons to consider a ground mounted solar panel system

  • Installation size – depending on the amount of unused land, you can install a much larger PV system and generate higher savings.
  • Orientation – if the angle and orientation of the roof is not ideal, a ground mounted solar installation allows you to maximize your energy generation potential.
  • Shade – if your roof is surrounded by trees or buildings that cast shade, you can still achieve your sustainability goals by installing solar panels on the sunniest regions of the property.
  • Maintenance – maintenance can be performed relatively easily, you can walk right up to the array and easily navigate around to troubleshoot.
  • Fewer upgrades – no changes to the existing rooftops are necessary

Benefits

  • Reach your sustainability goals and benefit from solar even when a roof-mount isn’t possible
  • It is easy to add an adjustable tilt frame
  • Easy maintenance and cleaning
  • Use space under the panels for livestock grazing
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Read how the Pennsauken sanitary landfill benefits from their 1.09 MW utility-scale solar ground mount system

The Ramada Inn in Vineland, NJ installed a 500 kW solar ground mount system that will pay for itself in just over 2.5 years, generating 80% of the hotel’s expected electricity needs.

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