Most productive and dense commercial rooftop system on the market
After more than two years of collaboration, 3M Renewable Energy and tenKsolar are celebrating a number of milestones in increasing energy generation from commercial rooftop photovoltaic (PV) arrays. In 2011, the two companies first combined the tenKsolar RAIS® commercial solar array with 3M™ Cool Mirror Film 330. This system is able to generate up to 45 percent more annual energy per square foot of rooftop than a typical installation with a conventional solar array, while at the same time reducing PV energy costs and providing net energy savings to buildings by reducing rooftop temperatures.
Today, tenKsolar and 3M are pleased to report that more than 200 installations have been installed at locations across the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., the company has enjoyed easy access to its neighbors at 3M, and has also installed a grid-tied tenKsolar RAIS® solar PV (photovoltaic) array at the 3M facility in Cottage Grove, Minn.
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Source: Business Wire