Table 1

Modules support structure technical data.

General information Mono-axial tracker Fixed-tilt structure
Type Portrait tracker Portrait structure
PV-Modules quantity per support 26 26
Numbers of poles 5 5
Dimensions (m) 14 × 4.2 14 × 4.2
Lifetime (y) >30 yr >30 yr
Actuator type Linear
Actuator lifetime 40 yr
Lifetime of printed wiring board >30 yr
Energy consumption 10.95 kWh/y/tracker
Weight 1070 kg (electric motor excluded) 962 kg
Materials and components    
Weathering steel Poles weight 303.86 kg 273.47 kg
Weathering steel Beam weight 302.82 kg 272.54 kg
Weathering steel Brace weight 330.57 kg 297.51 kg
Other components made in weathering steel 122.54 kg 110.29 kg
Aluminium rivets 8.62 kg 8.62 kg
Electric motor 6 kg

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