GRT. Green machine. Big green. Call them what you will, these post-driving machines are a sight to behold. For those familiar with our company and our work, RBI Solar ground mount projects in progress are hard to miss—painted in iconic RBI green, our GRTs are brightly visible as they work their way across the landscape.
So what are these green beasts and how do they bring your solar racking project to life? Read the rest of this entry »
Cuttyhunk Island—a mile and a half stretch of land at the outermost band of Massachusetts’ Elizabethan Islands—is home to a single school, many bed & breakfasts, and little more than 50 permanent residents. The population can swell into the hundreds in the summer as tourists and travelers flock to this quaint little New England island for fishing and relaxation.
Everything that comes to the island, from food to fuel, must be transported via boat or barge. For barges, that’s a three hour drive from the mainland.
Being so far away from mainland Massachusetts, it made sense for Cuttyhunk Island to have an inexhaustible source of energy in the form of solar PV. Read the rest of this entry »
As the solar industry continues to grow, so do the number of solar companies and installers. You might be looking at your options wondering “how do I choose the right partners?” The good news is you’re asking the right question. Your solar team should be just that—a partnership. Going solar is a big decision, and like any major-league life change, you want the right team at your side. Here are a few tips for selecting the best players for your solar team. Read the rest of this entry »
RBI Solar’s experience completing multiple solar installations for commercial, institutional and utility customers, has grown our brand to become a trusted name when it comes to solar racking installation. With manufacturing facilities across the county, RBI Solar is able to procure and fabricate solar racking materials for ballasted projects across the nation. After projects are designed and engineered in-house by RBI, our in-house project managers take over to ensure all racking and pre-cast ballasts are procured, produced and shipped to job sites in a timely manner. Read the rest of this entry »
Now, it seems there has been a compromise. The council will expand the solar garden program, but only a little and only for one year. Read the rest of this entry »