Leading solar tracking provider expands operations in Turkey, commissions 24 MW portfolio
ISTANBUL, TURKEY – 5 April, 2018 – Array Technologies, Inc., the pioneer and global leader in reliable solar tracking solutions, has announced a partnership with STC Elektronik and its continued expansion in Turkey. As part of the partnership, Array’s flagship product, the DuraTrack® HZ v3 was utilized by STC Elektronik for a portfolio of four utility-scale PV projects in Turkey, totaling 24 MW. The projects are located in Sugözü Mevki, Sazli, Söke, and Aydın and were commissioned in early 2018.
“We have chosen Array Technologies as our partner because of their best-in-class tracker technology, and its ability to meet the unique environmental challenges of utility-size PV projects in Turkey, such as extreme temperatures or strong winds. Being resilient to environmental risks, Array’s trackers help us keep operations and maintenance (O&M) costs at a minimum, increase the project’s profitability and secure long-term investment security,” said Vedat Sahin, International Sales & Marketing, STC Elektronik.
Array is committed to supporting the expansion of renewables in Turkey, a developing market segment with tremendous opportunity for utility-scale solar adoption. With its local presence, as well as its relationships with experienced engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and developers, like STC Elektronik, Array is in an excellent position to service the growing demand for solar energy in the region.
“We are excited to support Turkey in the deployment of affordable and sustainable energy sources and are looking forward to spearheading growth in this emerging hotspot of solar activity,” said Ron Corio, Array Technologies founder and CEO. “We are further backing our commitment to the growth of solar in Turkey by investing in localized manufacturing for our products.”
About Array Technologies
Array Technologies, Inc. is the leading solar tracking solutions and services provider for utility-scale projects. With efficient installation and terrain flexibility coupled with high reliability, durability, and performance, Array delivers the best project returns in the industry. As the chosen tracker for more than 16 GW years of energy production, Array’s products have been optimized through unparalleled experience garnered over nearly three decades. Array Technologies is headquartered in the United States with offices in Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East, and Australia. For more information, please visit http://www.arraytechinc.com.
About STC Elektronik
STC Elektronik Ltd.Sti. was established in 1997 in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, and provides industrial automation solutions. STC also develops energy scada systems for Hydro Power Plants and Solar Power Plants. STC will invest 24MW AC Solar Power Plant Projects in Turkey and aims to commission these plants by end of 2017. STC provides engineering solutions to various countries around the world, including but not limited to the USA, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Spain, Algeria, Sudan and Turkey. For more information, please visit http://www.stc.com.tr.