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Solar Installation

Solar Installation

We take single source responsibility to complete your solar racking installation project. With in-house project management and a network of installation crews, this approach reduces duplication of efforts throughout the enterprise, focusing on delivering projects on time and within budget.

With experience in completing multiple solar installations for commercial, institutional, and utility customers, RBI Solar is the most trusted name when it comes to solar racking installation. Our highly trained project managers and solar installation crews work with your on-site team to install custom engineered solar racking systems in record time. Intelligently designed modular components enable us to save both solar racking installation time and labor cost on your project.

We recognize how important solar mounting installation is to meet the project deadline; that is why we take single point responsibility for the entire project starting from the initial design to complete mechanical installation of solar modules. We carry unmatched expertise in turnkey solar installation projects. Our design, engineering, and solar mounting installation experts work closely with your team to close any gaps in execution and implementation. By mitigating dependence on third party sub-contractors, we can honor our commitment to deadlines even on the most demanding solar mounting installation projects.

Ground Mount Installation

RBI Solar offers a variety of installation options for fixed-tilt ground mount racking. Choose from complete ground mount racking installation (foundations, posts, racking and module install) or itemized to suit your needs. With any scope you choose, RBI Solar’s dedicated project management team will guide you through the process, providing resources and assistance where needed.

Foundations include driven piles for typical racking installations with alternate foundations available (pre-drill & drive, precast or cast-in-place concrete ballast, spread footer or dual post). For the most complex sites, a specialty racking structure foundations may also include screw piles or helical piles.

Ballasted Landfill Installation

RBI Solar offers a variety of installation options for the ballasted/landfill ground mount racking. Choose from complete ground mount racking installation (foundations, posts, racking and module install) or itemized to suit your needs. With any scope you choose, RBI Solar’s dedicated project management team will guide you through the process, providing resources and assistance where needed.

Foundations for soil conditions that prohibit ground penetration may either be precast or cast-in-place concrete ballast.

Roof Installation

While RBI Solar doesn’t currently offer installations for roof mount systems, our team will provide project support and installation training and resources to you and your installer. All installation manuals are available 24/7 on our website. Whether it be hosting training sessions for your employees at your preferred location or over the phone, our team is dedicated to making all installations progress smoothly and efficiently.

Canopy Installation

RBI Solar offers a variety of installation options for the canopy/carport racking. Choose from complete racking installation (foundations, posts, racking and module install) or itemized to suit your needs. With any scope you choose, RBI Solar’s dedicated project management team will guide you through the process, providing resources and assistance where needed.

Foundations for the canopy surface lot structures may include concrete piers or optional raised piers. Attachment points for garage top canopy/carport racking structures are designed, engineered and coordinated to match the garage structure’s specific geometry, limitations, and existing conditions.

Benefits of Using RBI Solar:

  • Reduced number of posts/foundations compared to traditional racking
  • Designed to minimize field installation labor
  • Design and engineering support at every step on the way
  • Flexibility to support every type of PV module
  • Different foundation options for solar installation
  • Company owned post driving equipment
  • Highly skilled construction crews that specialize in solar racking installation
  • Dedicated project manager

Post Driving Equipment:

RBI Solar owns 43 hydraulic impact hammer post-driving machines, which are used for pull-tests and ground mount installations nationwide. Most of RBI machines are capable of driving the post up to 20' into the ground with some machines able to drive posts up to 22' deep. With 245 degrees of turntable movement, RBI machines are proficient in 3 feet of fore and aft frame travel.