The impact of hurricanes on solar mounting systems

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Natural disasters are unlikely to be prevented as climate change is only making them worse. A hurricane or tornado can be detrimental and impact solar mounting systems.  As hurricane Dorian hit North America at the beginning of September, it threated solar installations along the east coast. According to the Washington Post, hurricane Dorian’s forceful winds extended outward up to 60 … Read More

What industries benefit from solar energy?

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A spike in the demand for solar, falling prices, various tax incentives, and grants, are the advantages and benefits businesses gain from solar energy. Here are some of the industries that can benefit from solar energy. Agriculture: Firstly, agriculture is one of the industries that can benefit from solar energy. As energy costs keep rising, more farmers are turning to … Read More

KB RACKING Exhibits At Intersolar Europe

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KB Racking is exhibiting at Intersolar Europe May 15th-17th, 2019 in Munich, Germany. Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, solar thermal technologies, solar plants, as well as grid infrastructure and solutions for the integration of renewable energy. KB Racking has installed over 120 … Read More

Solar energy is booming around the world

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Solar power is the faster growing renewable energy source across the world. The global solar capacity has significantly increased over the last few years. As stated by a report by Natural Resources Canada, there are over 420 GW of solar capacity installed worldwide. The leading countries for solar power production are China, United States, Japan, Germany, and Italy.   Solar … Read More

Product Spotlight: Solar Mounting Solutions for Metal Roofs

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Last month, we covered solar mounting solutions for flat roofs. However, don’t feel left out if you’ve got a metal roof and want to adopt solar energy as a renewable resource for your business. KB Racking is known for high-quality, long-lasting products that can work with all sorts of roof types, including metal. Let’s go over some of our metal … Read More

Exploring Seasonal Influences on Solar Panel Efficiency

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influence of seasons on solar panel efficiency

There’s no bad time of year to utilize a solar mounting solution, but you should be aware in advance that solar panels behave differently depending on outdoor conditions. This is especially true in seasonal climates where there are dramatic fluctuations in the form of weather events, temperature and humidity changes, and otherwise. Solar Irradiance Before we dive into the effects … Read More

Why Solar Energy Will Replace Coal Power

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Why Solar Energy Will Replace Coal Power

There’s been a lot of talk of solar power capable of delivering a future without our needing to rely on natural gas as a source of electricity. This clean, reliable means of energy production will become the new standard and replace coal power. Today, let’s explore a little bit of the why and how! Cost-Effectiveness Using a solar mounting solution … Read More

4 Key Benefits of Solar Energy Production

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4 Key Benefits of Solar Energy Production

Renewable energy resources such as solar power are highly beneficial not only to everyday business operations, but also to the world around us. At KB Racking, our goal is to help the world collectively step into a new, cleaner means of power production, one solar mounting solution at a time. Today, let’s examine some essential benefits of making the upgrade … Read More

How Do Solar Panels Collect Energy from the Sun?

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How Do Solar Panels Collect Energy from the Sun?

Are you considering making the environmentally-friendly switch to solar energy for your business? Doing so has a wide range of benefits for both large and small companies, especially in terms of increasing cost efficiency and reducing your carbon footprint. However, perhaps you wish to learn more about the technology before investing your capital and time into it. Today, let’s explore … Read More

What to Consider When Planning a Solar Project

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What to Consider When Planning a Solar Project

At KB Racking, we’re proud to offer solar mounting solutions that are highly efficient, dependable, and customized to suit your needs. However, when planning for the implementation of a solar project, there are a few elements to consider that will ensure your future setup is optimized for the best possible performance (and long-term savings). Here’s what we recommend you look … Read More