VISALIA, California, Mar 14, 2015— CalCom Solar, a leader in design/build solar projects for California Agribusinesses and Water Districts, has entered into a 100 MW supply agreement with NEXTracker to serve its agribusiness customers.
“CalCom’s principals have over 35 years of solar experience and to date have overseen the construction of over 50 MW of trackers,” says Nic Stover, CEO of CalCom. “NEXTracker technology is the greatest proven advancement to emerge in the industry. With CalCom’s focus on helping agricultural customers use solar to save on energy costs, NEXTracker is a great offering to lower costs and increase energy production. They’ve assembled the ‘dream team’ of the PV racking business; they’re very supportive of our needs. We’re excited to be deploying NEXTracker for visionary agribusinesses leaders like Woolf Farming and Processing.”
“We are very appreciative to be partnering with CalCom Solar and their customers,” notes NEXTracker CEO Dan Shugar. “The Ag sector is well served by solar – and CalCom delivers unmatched expertise in designing, engineering, and constructing solar power systems for agricultural operations. With unimpeded rows and easy construction, NEXTracker offers maximum reliability, performance and profitability. Together, CalCom and NEXTracker are delivering solar systems that ensure greater energy at lower cost, helping leading growers like Woolf Farming to lower their operating costs with clean solar power.”
“Woolf Farming and Processing has a multi-generational legacy of producing more with less while improving the land,” says Stuart Woolf, President of Woolf Farming. “Solar is a perfect fit for our vision of sustainable farming, and CalCom Solar and NEXTracker were the best choice for our needs. We are excited to be working together with these great companies to use the power of the sun to not only grow food but provide the energy to process it for our customers.”
About NEXTracker, Inc.
NEXTracker (www.NEXTracker.com) offers a significant breakthrough in horizontal tracking technology, with lower costs, better performance and more flexibility for solar power plants. These benefits increase solar project profits for developers, EPCs and system owners. Leveraging world-class design and installation expertise, NEXTracker has delivered trackers for dozens of projects in sizes exceeding 80MW, across three continents. The company is headquartered in California with offices in Asia, Europe and South America.
About Woolf Farming and Processing
Woolf Farming & Processing grows and produces high quality specialty crops to help stock the world’s supermarkets, food manufacturers, and restaurants. Each of their processing plants complies with strict quality, safety and real-time tracking requirements that surpass USDA and California Department of Food and Agriculture standards. Woolf Farming & Processing plants also comply with Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act provisions, Good Manufacturing Practices, Kosher Certification, and HACCP Safety program.
California Commercial Solar, Inc. (www.CalComSolar.com) is rapidly growing market leader in solar electric (PV) systems for agriculture and water district customers throughout California. We specialize in meter aggregation and complex medium voltage interconnection and permitting with Southern California Edison (SCE) and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).