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Solar Panel Trackers

solar panel Trackers

If you’re like most solar panel users, you’re probably looking for ways to increase your system’s efficiency. Well, one way to do that is by using solar panel trackers. A solar panel tracker is a system that rotates your panels to face the sun throughout the day. 

This increases the amount of energy your panels can produce and reduces wear and tear on them. Dual axis solar trackers are the most efficient type of solar panel trackers available on the market today. If you’re interested in adding a tracker to your solar array, be sure to read on for more information about dual-axis solar panel trackers.

What is a Solar Panel Tracker?

Sun-tracking solar panels are devices used to orient photovoltaic panels towards the sun. This is done to maximize the amount of sunlight that hits the solar panels and increase the solar system’s power output. Dual Axis Solar can use solar panel trackers with both ground-mounted and rooftop systems.

Types Of Solar Panel Trackers

There are two main types of sun-tracking solar panels: single-axis solar tracker and dual-axis solar tracker. Single axis, solar trackers follow the sun along a single axis, typically from east to west. This type of tracker is most commonly used with rooftop systems. 

Dual axis solar trackers can move along two axes, which allows them to follow the sun more closely than single-axis trackers. This increases power output, but dual-axis trackers are more expensive and require more maintenance than their single-axis counterparts.

Sun tracking solar panels offer several benefits over fixed systems. The most obvious benefit is increased power output. Solar panel trackers allow more sunlight to hit the PV panels, resulting in higher electricity production. 

Additionally, sun-tracking solar panels can decrease the shading on PV panels, further increasing power output. In some cases, solar panel tracking systems can also help to reduce PV module temperatures, resulting in even higher efficiency levels.

How does it work?

A solar panel tracker is a device that helps to optimize the output of a photovoltaic (PV) system by tracking the sun’s position and adjusting the angle of the PV panels accordingly. This allows the PV panels to capture more sunlight, increasing the system’s overall efficiency. Dual Axis can use solar panel trackers with both fixed-mount and ground-mounted PV systems.

Active & Passive : 

Active sun-tracking solar panels use motors to adjust the angle of the PV panels, while passive solar panel trackers use gravity or friction to keep the PV panels pointed in the right direction.

Active sun-tracking solar panels are more expensive than passive solar panel trackers, but they offer several advantages, including increased efficiency, lower maintenance requirements, and easier installation.

Sun-tracking solar panel can increase the overall efficiency of a PV system by up to 30%. In addition, they can help to extend the lifespan of PV panels by protecting them from wind damage and excessive heat exposure. Solar panel trackers are an important part of any high-quality PV system and can provide a significant return on investment over time.

single axis solar tracker

Why Use Dual Axis Solar Trackers?

Solar panel trackers are devices used to orient photovoltaic panels towards the sun. Solar panel trackers maximize the amount of sunlight that hits the solar panels, increasing the amount of power that the solar panels can generate. 

There are several benefits that solar panel trackers offer. 

✔First, by tracking the sun’s movement, solar panel trackers ensure that the solar panels are always positioned to receive         optimal amounts of sunlight. This increases power generation and can lead to significant cost savings over time. 

✔Second, dual axis solar panel trackers can reduce wear and tear on the solar panels themselves. Keeping the panels               pointed in the right direction prevents trackers from being exposed to excessive wind or rain, which can damage them             over time. 

✔Finally, solar panel trackers can help to increase the overall efficiency of a solar power system. By maximizing power               generation and reducing exposure to weather elements, trackers help ensure that a system can operate at its highest               possible level of efficiency.

Pros and Cons Of Using Solar Panel Trackers

If you’re considering adding solar panels to your home or business, you may wonder if a solar panel tracker is right for you. Solar panel trackers are devices that help optimize your solar panels’ performance by tracking the movement of the sun throughout the day. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of using solar panel trackers so you can make an informed decision about whether or not they’re right for you.

Solar panel trackers have several benefits that make them an attractive option for many people. The most significant benefit is that they can increase the amount of electricity your solar panels produce by up to 30%. This is because solar panel trackers allow your panels always to be positioned at the optimal angle to capture the maximum amount of sunlight possible.

Another benefit of solar panel trackers is that they can help extend your solar panels’ life. This is because they protect your panels from being damaged by wind or hail, which can happen when they’re stationary. Solar panel trackers also allow you to clean your panels more easily, as they can be positioned so that you can reach all sides without having to climb on top of your roof.

There are a few potential drawbacks to using solar panel trackers as well. One is that they generally cost more than stationary solar panels. Another is that they require more maintenance than stationary systems, which must be regularly calibrated.

M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Solar Panel Trackers System

M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Tracker is a sun-tracking solar system, Earth’s new model. It is built with rigid enforcement, strength and advanced hydraulic motion as the other products of that series, but has the technological advantage to increase energy yield from a fixed panel, up to 40 percent more energy. 

That’s because the M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Tracker has superior accuracy in locating the position of the sun programmed with an astronomical algorithm both azimuthally (around its horizontal axis) and elevational (around its vertical axis). The M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Tracker meets market requirements in the post-feed-in-tariff era.

A Technological Marvel Inspired By Nature


The design of the M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Tracker structure is inspired by the beetle’s exoskeleton, known for its superior strength to weight ratio. The structure is a combination of an elliptical tube design (similar to the wing of a wind turbine) and a simple lattice structure, which holds 90 of 72 Cell PV panels.

The elliptical tube provides superior rigid enforcement and strength while the lattice structure transfers the structural load safely. This also makes for higher structural rigidity, better panel alignment and longer life.

A patented zero-backlash drive mechanism allows for smooth movement and operation. Its continuous slip capability under strong winds keeps the drive mechanism extremely robust and capable of surviving even hurricane conditions.

solar panel trackers system

solar panel trackers

“Astronomical” Performance

The solar panel trackers system motion of the M18KD Gearless Dual-Axis Tracker is based on the accuracy of the astronomical algorithm. This makes for maximum solar radiation intake even when it is cloudy, better quality and up to 40% greater energy production, ensuring greater benefit per unit of installed capacity in comparison to conventional

“Plug and Play”

The installation of M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Tracker is quick and easy with the highest degree of standardization (plug & play). All work takes place on location. The photovoltaic panels are clipped on the purlins with a special and unique clamping system.

The M18kD Gearless Dual-Axis Solar Tracking Systems has been designed keeping in mind the optimization of the logistics and parts that go into it, so that the installation and maintenance are easy and the transport costs kept to a minimum.

Typical payback period “THREE YEARS”

Hogan Escalon, CA – 1 day tracking July 5th

Marysville CA – south-east angle – Sept 17 2016 

Marysville CA – south-west angle – Sept 17 2016 


If you are considering a solar panel tracker for your home or business, this article has given you a better understanding of what they are and how they work. Solar panel trackers offer many benefits, including increased energy production, protection from bad weather, and lower installation costs. Solar panel trackers are a great option for anyone looking to reduce their dependence on traditional forms of energy. Contact Solar Earth Inc today to learn more.