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• 500kW SINGLE tracker block possible depending on land availability and contours Some of the technology differentiators Back Tracking – Avoids the shading of the rows of PV modules on the shaded side – depending on time of day. This is a very advanced and proprietary algorithm and takes into account the spacing and module size. This ALSO takes into account the Azimuth of the sun and adjusts the tracker tilt based on the solar azimuth. Tracker stowing at wind speeds – The tracker reduces its presented cross section to the wind in case of increase in the wind speed beyond 100 kmph (user programmable), thereby reducing the force on the tracker mechanical structure. The anemometer continuously sends the wind speed to the tracker where an algorithm calculates when the stowing is required. Electronics – Has been tested at -40o C to +110 o C temperature range. The electronics has an operating range of 0o C to 50o C. All the boards have a conformal coating on it and are designed to resist damage due to condensation. Lowest power consumption – The tracker is designed to move a well balanced system and the power consumption of the entire system is very low - typically less than 0.02% of the energy generated by a plant situated in a good location. Multiple power source options – The power supply unit is capable of using multiple Scorpius has a global patent pending Frictionless Pivot for solar tracking. This is a product in which tracking movement from East to West is achieved by bending of materials power sources. In the current tracker 415 / 230 VAC can be used to run the tracking system with the peak load being 250W on a single tracker. Control Algorithms – The tracker functions on well-tuned PID algorithms. This makes the system smoothly position itself between two positions without excessively stressing the mechanical structure or causing any COMPANY PROFILE overshoot. This also reduces the overall power consumption of the tracker plant. Scorpius Trackers Established in the year 2012, Scorpius Trackers Pvt Ltd promoted by the team at Chroma Systems & Chroma Energy is a one stop shop offering an end-to-end tracking solution that includes hardware, tracker controller and structure designs. It aims to the world’s foremost solar tracking solutions provider, with a distinctive mechanical and software tracking solution, which enables its users to attain the lowest cost of power generation per installed kWhr/kWp. • Scorpius Trackers is poised for a >1000 MW Tracker Supply in 2016, knowing that Trackers will enable developers to increase profitability even with declining tariffs. • Scorpius has installed over 300 trackers and structures for solar pumping, roof top and other distributed system applications. Manufacturing Capacity of Scorpius Trackers • At present, Scorpius has a manufacturing capacity of 500MW per annum with plans to expand this to 1500MW. • Supply chain efficiencies are being achieved by setting up Vendors in USA and China, in addition to multiple vendors in India. Scorpius Achievements- Scorpius tracker manufacturer has noticeable presence outside India as well. • In the year 2013, Scorpius Trackers became India’s largest supplier of off-grid trackers • In 2014, Scorpius received orders for its Trackers from Africa and USA • In 2015, Scorpius installed Trackers in Palestine and Japan Solar Project in Uganda, Africa using Scorpius Solar Trackers. Solar Project in Palestine using Scorpius Solar Trackers. Scorpius Trackers is poised for a >1000 MW Tracker Supply 2016, knowing that Trackers will enable developers to increase profitability even with declining tariffs 17 energetica INDIA · NOV | DEC15


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