October 07, 2016

Valuable Lessons in Co-existence Learned in Pahrump Nevada

The solar project that almost didn’t happen is now powering approximately 3,500 homes. AltEnergyMag.com has featured the Pahrump, Nevada 17.5MW solar electric power plant on their website detailing how this 80-acre site is living in harmony with nature.  In the article, Protecting an Endangered Species and a Solar Energy Project, details the challenges the team faced […]

September 28, 2016

Two Solar FlexRack Projects Receive Project of the Year Nominations in Solar Builder Magazine

Youngstown OH, September 28th, 2016– Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, is pleased to announce that two solar power generation projects installed with Solar FlexRack’s industry-leading mounting solutions, the Pahrump Solar Project and the North Putnam High School and Middle School, have been nominated by […]

September 06, 2016

Solar FlexRack TDP Turnkey Trackers Solution is Installed in Nebraska’s Largest Solar Plant, Owned and Operated by Enerparc Inc.

Youngstown OH, Sept. 6th, 2016 – Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and tracking solutions, announced today the largest solar power generation plant in Nebraska is installed with its TDP Turnkey Trackers Solution. The tracking solution is an optimized technology bundled with a full suite of […]

August 11, 2016

Solar FlexRack to Exhibit at Solar Power International 2016

Youngstown OH, August 11th, 2016– Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, is joining a robust list of more than 600 exhibitors at Solar Power International, September 12–15 in Las Vegas, NV. See the Products Solar FlexRack’s latest products will be on display at Solar Power […]

July 08, 2016

Solar FlexRack Featured in Solar Builder Magazine

Youngstown OH, July 8th, 2016– Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, is pleased to announce the company has been featured in Solar Builder Magazine’s July/August 2016 edition, The Decentralized Tracker Trend of Solar. “We were awarded the cover shot featuring our TDP Tracker at the […]

June 22, 2016

Solar FlexRack Presenting at Intersolar North America

Youngstown OH, June 22nd, 2016- Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, announced today that Steve Daniel, Solar FlexRack’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing will be presenting at Intersolar North America. The presentation, A Valuable Lesson: Value Engineering and PV Design, will be part […]

May 26, 2016

Webinar On Demand: Insider’s Secrets To Reducing Project Costs Through Racking Services and Solutions

This webinar was recorded on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Click here to watch on demand.  Utility-scale and commercial solar project installations can pose unique challenges and the devil is always in the details. Join us in this webinar as a leading EPC discusses how they resolved racking and installation challenges. We will highlight milestone solar […]

May 09, 2016

Solar FlexRack Announces Webinar: Insider’s Secrets To Reducing Project Costs Through Racking Services and Solutions

Youngstown OH, May 9, 2016– Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, announced today an upcoming webinar the company is presenting on Solar Power World in partnership with Bombard Renewable Energy. The webinar will be held on Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 11:30 am EST, 8:30am […]

March 28, 2016

First Installation Completed with Solar FlexRack’s New Ballasted Solution, FlexRack Series B Cast in Place, Installed By Turning Mill Energy

Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, announced today the installation of the first solar power generation system which utilizes its new FlexRack Series B3P-X racking system. The B3P-X racking system, together with Solar FlexRack’s inventive Cast in Place (CIP) ballasted system, provides a robust solution […]

January 19, 2016

Northern States Metals Names New CEO

The Board of Directors of Northern States Metals, a full service provider of custom-designed, engineered and extruded aluminum products and owner of Solar FlexRackTM, the leading ground mount solar racking system to the commercial and utility scale solar industry, today announced that it has appointed Jeff Gwinnell as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  […]

December 01, 2015

Solar FlexRack Announces its Next Generation, Single-Axis Tracker Solution: TDP™ Turnkey Trackers with Comprehensive Services and Support

Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting solutions, announced today the release of their next generation, single-axis tracker solution, TDPTM Turnkey Trackers. What sets the new tracking solution apart is its updated tracking technology bundled with a full suite of services and support for commercial and utility-scale […]

October 20, 2015

Introducing the FlexRack G3-X

Fresh from the minds of our top engineers, Solar FlexRack is introducing a new solar panel ground mount. Distinguished as the FlexRack Series G3-X, the system is the smartest, most cost-effective solution in a long line of innovative solutions from Solar FlexRack. Flexibility One of the key features of the G3-X is its adjustability. Not […]