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Solar Tracker

A Solar Tracker is a precision-engineered device designed to orient solar panels or modules towards the sun continuously as it moves across the sky. This technology enhances the efficiency of solar energy systems by maximizing the capture of solar irradiance throughout the day. Solar trackers are equipped with either single-axis or dual-axis mechanisms; the former adjusts the angle of the panels on one plane, while the latter allows for multidirectional adjustments, significantly increasing the panel's exposure to sunlight.

By optimizing the angle and positioning, solar trackers can boost the energy yield of solar installations by 20-40% compared to fixed systems. This increased efficiency not only reduces the number of panels needed for the same energy output but also contributes to a lower levelized cost of electricity (LCOE), making solar energy more accessible and economically viable.

Implementing solar trackers is particularly advantageous in large-scale solar farms and commercial installations where maximizing energy production is crucial. Additionally, advancements in tracking technology have led to more durable and low-maintenance designs, ensuring that the benefits of increased solar energy capture are sustained over the system's lifespan.