Erthos, an Arizona-based power expertise firm and creator of Earth Mount Photo voltaic PV, has introduced 14MW of contracted initiatives and a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a 107MW single mission.
Erthos claims that its Earth Mount Photo voltaic expertise, which mounts photo voltaic modules instantly on the bottom with out metal helps or trackers, supplies benefits in land availability, power density, low first value and visibility to the shoppers on this new portfolio. Its acknowledged goal is to decrease the levelised value of power for utility-scale solar energy crops.
The contracts embody agreements with 5 utility-scale photo voltaic builders, together with Chaberton Power, headquartered in Maryland, Encore Renewable Power and Path Firm. The MOU for the 107MW mission is with an undisclosed US developer.
Chaberton Power specialises in neighborhood photo voltaic and, in line with Erthos, will profit from its expertise’s land-saving effectivity. “Erthos expertise permits us to construct initiatives in particular places that current challenges by way of land availability and visibility,” Stefano Ratti, CEO of Chaberton Power stated. The 2 corporations have agreed two proprietor’s architect agreements for initiatives within the mid-Atlantic.
Path Firm has agreed to put in Earth Mount Photo voltaic PV items as a part of a neighborhood faculty mission in Mississippi.
Concerning the undisclosed MOU deal, CEO of Erthos Jim Tyler stated: “On this case, the mission has very excessive interconnection prices. Erthos provides a transparent benefit right here as a result of it has two to 3 instances the power density of a tracker or fixed-tilt system. This makes it ideally suited for initiatives with excessive fastened prices.”
In March 2022, Erthos closed a US$17.5 million funding spherical that enabled it to extend its operations and upkeep growth and double its workforce. The Earth Mount Photo voltaic modules are cleaned by an autonomous robotic that scours the floor to take care of the modules’ effectivity.