Solar needs to be in the light. When a roof or existing structure is not appropriate or available, we create our own. A ground mount is simply a frame to hold the panels in place or in the case of tracking systems to hold the tracking mechanism in place.
The primary advantage of a ground mount is the ability to place the panels exactly how we need to in order to get the best energy harvest over the year or the most strategic energy production for a particular time. There is tremendous flexibility in how we place the panels, but the structure must be built in a way that will support the panels for the life of the system without losing its integrity over time.
For this we use most commonly galvanized steel and aluminum as the support structure and will firmly plant the structure in the ground with concrete foundations.
We als have the flexibility to elevate the ground mount which will provide a covered area for equipment, tools, garden shed, cars or anything else you may want to cover. The system will have a dual purpose and ultimately have more value for you.
If you are interested in a larger system, we will recommend multiple structures separated by access pathways. Depending on terrain, the multiple structures are often aligned in the same direction and grouped close to one another.