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Solar Canopy/Carport Solutions

With every situation being unique, RBI Solar takes a site specific design approach to every canopy or carport project. We offer solar mounting canopy structures for areas such as walkways, detention basins, recreational parks/ball parks as well as new or existing carport parking lot structures. Each solar canopy project is customized to a client’s needs, creating the most functional and cost-effective solar installation available.

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Benefits of Using RBI Solar Canopy Solutions:

Single-source solutions for structure design and construction

  • Design & Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Installation Options
    • Foundation
    • Structure
    • Module
  • Standard installations maintain 8′-6″ minimum clearance
  • Optimized spans to accommodate project specifications as well as reducing overall number of frames and overall project costs
  • Custom designs available
    • Custom structure geometries to fit project specifications
    • Optional raised concrete piers
  • Readily tailored to fit different modules and existing surfaces (structures or lots)
  • Industry-leading 20-year warranty on all our canopy installations
  • Water control with decking available
  • No field welding, drilling, or other on-site fabrication
  • Multiple coatings options:
    • Hot dipped galvanized
    • Epoxy coated
    • Custom colors
  • Wide selection of pre-engineered designs:
    • Cost-effective standardized designs
    • Custom upgrades for aesthetic appeal tailored to project specifications
    • Single or Double-slope structures
    • Inverted design

Solar Canopy/Carport Structure Types:


CP-TEESingle-sloping structures are installed sloping toward the southern exposure to optimize solar production.

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CP-TRUSSGable, double-sloping structures are typically installed in a north/south orientation with panels sloping 5 degrees east and west.

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CP-LongspanThe full coverage design is utilized to cover whole parking areas, including the drive aisles between the parking rows. Typical applications are parking garages, drive-throughs, and bus loading and unloading zones.

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CP-InvertedThe inverted design provides increased clearance at the eaves while promoting snow to shed toward the center column of the structure.

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CP-GarageStructures designed and engineered to attach to top of existing structures.

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RBI Solar Installs Solar Canopies:

At RBI Solar, we understand that solar canopy/carport project development can stretch out over a number of years, which is why our commitment to our customers extends from project conception to completion. We take single-source responsibility to complete your solar racking installation project including foundations, steel erection and optional mechanical module installation. With in-house project management and installation crews, this approach reduces duplication of efforts throughout the enterprise, and focuses on delivering projects on-time and within budget.