Tag Archives: cleaning solar panels

Heliotex installs new commercial systems in Bakersfield, California

Heliotex recently completed the installation of two commercial systems for Advance Beverage Company in Bakersfield, California.  One was a light commercial system with only 135 panels and the other a larger roof mount of 1,512 solar panels.                 Upon completion of the project, the owner has reported an immediate increase of 20 percent in production.  […]

Cleaning difficult installation sites

What exactly do we mean by a difficult site? A difficult installation may be due to several factors, including steep geography, high buildings, elevated carports, steep roofs, cantilevered rack systems, panels in high dust areas, such as agricultural areas or simply the large volume of panels. For installations with thousands and thousands of panels, whether […]

Are there different types of soiling to consider?

               The answer is a resounding yes.  Soiling, dirt and debris, varies with different areas and also with proximity to different adjacent activities.  Typically we think of dust and dirt, which is common to all warm weather climates primarily, such as farming or desert areas.                However there is also greasy debris which is usually […]