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Gravel Pits Land Reuse

A solar tracker farm located on a retired gravel pit Northwest of Sudbury.

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Pit 3 North
VCT Group worked with a local land owner to secure a location to host a FIT 3.0 ground mounted contract to be hosted in an old gravel pit. We worked with them and installed a multiple dual-axis Sonnen Systems tracking systems. A brand new HV line running down a steep embankment and transformer were installed along with a dedicated custom E-house housing all the required switchgear and communications systems.

VCT Group Involvement
Engineer, procure and construct the project and continued ongoing maintenance.

Primary Equipment Installed
250kW AC / 299.54kW DC Sonnen Systems dual-axis trackers and SolarEdge inverters

Design Capacity
492,109 kWh / year

System Historical Performance
476,323 kWh in 2020

Yes, that’s a full sized minivan beneath the tracker!

From the bottom of the panels to the top of the panels, this tracker is 10 metres tall, the height of an olympic diving board.