Press Releases & News

Unirac Acquires Ecolibrium Solar, Expanding Solar Mounting Offerings

July 07, 2020  |  Albuquerque, NM

Unirac, North America’s leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic mounting systems, has successfully completed the acquisition of Ecolibrium Solar, a prominent solar racking manufacturer headquartered in Athens, Ohio.

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ReVision Energy & EcoFoot2+ Featured in Article on Largest Rooftop Solar Array in New Hampshire

January 27, 2020  |  Boulder, CO

Installer Revision Energy recently completed a 912kW installation on Dover High School in New Hampshire. The installer chose EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Racking System to ensure the installation was completed in a "timely fashion," reports enerG Magazine.

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EcoFoot2+ Secures 300 kW on Merton Community School District

December 02, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

Wisconsin's Merton Community School District and installer SunVest Solar recently completed a 300kW installation. With projected savings over 30 years of $1.4 million, the investment saves the school district more than $40,000 in annual operating expenses. The project was made possible in part by grants from MREA Solar on Schools and Focus on Energy.

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Ecolibrium Solar Introduces New MetalX—Simplified Solar Racking for Every Metal Roof

October 08, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

New MetalX Simplified Racking for Metal Roofs is designed to eliminate the costs and shortcomings of installing solar on metal roofs by delivering the lowest cost per watt with 73 percent less aluminum, no long rails, fewer attachments, shortened install time, and small components to fit 30-50mm modules.

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Award-Winning Brewpubs Solar-Powered with EcoFoot2+

June 27, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

Canal Park and East Forty Brewing are just two of the brewpubs with EcoFoot2+ installations powering their brewing and fans say their beers are tops.

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Ecolibrium Solar to Exhibit at Three Regional Events

June 19, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar features racking solutions to fit any pv frame thickness and every roof surface at Solar Power Texas, Wisconsin Energy Fair & Sebane Summer Solstice. Products featured include new MetalX Racking for metal roofs,industry-preferred EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Racking for low-slope roofs, EcoX Universal, the No. 1 Rail-Less Racking for pitched roofs.

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Solar Racking Success by the Numbers

April 26, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

This 500kW project -- made up of 1,612 solar panels secured with EcoFoot2+ 10-Degree Racking Solution and all electrical work -- took only 19 days and eight installers to complete.

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Ecolibrium Solar’s Expertise Featured in Solar Power World

April 10, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

Solar Power World took on a 'heavy' topic in March when they reported on ballasts for ballasted systems. Ecolibrium Solar detailed the factors that go into ballasting systems like EcoFoot2+ and EcoFoot5D.

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Cyber School Goes Solar with EcoFoot5D

February 20, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

Solar Renewable Energy LLC installed 1,080 solar panels on Commonwealth Charter Academy's roof in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The flat-roof section is secured by EcoFoot5D 5-Degree Racking system. The total system will produce approximately 500,000 kWh annually.

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Project Spotlight: Largest Rooftop Solar in Midwest

January 08, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar published the first of its Project Spotlight series which is designed to keep installers and developers up-to-date on notable installations. The first issue features the Midwest's largest rooftop solar installation and the case study prepared by Illinois Solar Energy Association.

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Walking the Talk: Environmental Learning Center Installs Solar

January 03, 2019  |  Boulder, CO

When it came time to put solar power on Mass Audubon's Environmental Learning Center, installer New England Clean Energy chose to max out the roof space with power.

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Noteworthy New-Construction Install Completed

December 13, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

EcoFoot2+ 10-Degree Racking secures PV modules on the new-construction roof of the Flight Building in Denver, CO.

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Ecolibrium Solar to Show Racking for Every Roof, Any PV Frame Thickness at SPI 2018

September 19, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar features racking solutions to fit any pv frame thickness and every roof surface at Solar Power International 2018. Whether installing on pitched-roofs or flat, the advancements make installation faster, simpler and better.

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EcoX Rail-Less Installed on Custom Poolside Pergola

June 15, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Southern Energy Management recently completed a 9.8 KW EcoX Rail-Less installation on the poolside pergola of this custom home by Bost Custom Homes. The North Carolina home is known as The Lodge at Avalaire. The installation provides 45 percent of the home’s power.

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Ecolibrium Solar Delivers EcoFoot2+ for Installation of Record Breaking Solar Array

June 05, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar today announced EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Racking System – chosen by Continental Electrical Construction Company (CECCo) to secure a 3.5 MW solar array – has been successfully delivered to the job site at Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Company in Romeoville, IL. When completed in November 2018, the array will be the largest rooftop installation in the Midwest. Watch the video here:

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Fast EcoFoot2+ Meets Fast Cars

May 18, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Velo Solar recently completed Phase 1 of the Manheim Darlington complex rooftop installation, utilizing EcoFoot2+ to secure panels for this 175 KW solar array. The installation is near Darlington, South Carolina, located adjacent to the Darlington Speedway -- home of Nascar's Darlington 500. The speedy installation of EcoFoot2+ feels right at home next to the fast cars on track at Darlington Speedway.

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Codale Energy Fair

April 26, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar presents FAST and SIMPLE commercial and residential racking at Codale's Energy Fair in Salt Lake City on May 3. Designed with the installer in mind, Ecolibrium Solar's systems are preferred by installers for ease and ergonomics.

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Onsite Energy Inc Installs EcoX Rail-Less

February 28, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Enthusiasm ruled the day when Onsite Energy, Inc installed their first EcoX Rail-less Solar array in frigid temperatures and fresh snow. The Instagram post says it all.

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Ecolibrium Solar’s UL 2703 Testing Lab Featured in Solar Builder Magazine

February 05, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Solar Builder Magazine's January edition features Ecolibrium Solar's UL 2703 testing lab and process. In addition to testing prototypes, the company tests to qualify PV modules with their racking according to UL 2703 standards. Reporting on a tour of the company's Boulder, CO facility, Editor Chris Crowell discusses why in-house testing speeds product development and the certification of panels.

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Ecolibrium Solar Attends Solar Power Mountain West 2018

March 09, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar, Inc. will attend Solar Power Mountain West in Aurora, Colorado, March 12-14. The company will exhibit industry-preferred commercial and residential racking solutions, EcoFoot5D and EcoFoot2+, 5- and 10-degree ballasted systems respectively, and EcoX Universal, the No. 1 Universal Racking System in the U.S.

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Solar Racking Makers Join Forces to Stop Solar Trade Tariff

January 12, 2018  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar has joined forces with 26 other American solar racking manufacturers to urge United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer to oppose the proposed tariff on imported solar parts. This tariff has the potential to affect the health of all solar companies, including the solar racking companies that make the products that hold the solar panels on rooftops nationwide. Solar racking companies collectively provide 5,700 American jobs. If imposed, this tariff threatens thousands of manufacturing and installation jobs nationwide. The letter sent to Ambassador Lighthizer follows.

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Ecolibrium Solar Featured in Podcast on Rail-less Racking

November 11, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Recently, Solar Builder Magazine Editor Chris Crowell came to Boulder to talk with Ecolibrium Solar's Engineering and Product Solutions Managers Chris Berg and Jonah Coles. The resulting podcast is informative, especially for installers and installation companies who would like to reduce time installing pitched-roof PV systems and increase safety for installers on the roof.

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Ecolibrium Solar Kicks Off #EcoSolarSelfie Solar Proud Campaign

October 18, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Send in Your EcoSolar Selfie, Get a Cool Hat! To celebrate the pride that solar installers and developers feel in a job well done, Ecolibrium Solar launches its #EcoSolarSelfie Solar Proud campaign.

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Ecolibrium Solar Named Preferred Supplier by Amicus Solar Cooperative

October 16, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar, maker of industry-preferred solar racking solutions, signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative as a preferred solar racking vendor for member companies. Ecolibrium Solar was selected based on its successful relationships with Amicus members who use and prefer EcoFoot modular racking and for its strength as a company.

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Ecolibrium Solar Named to Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies 2017

August 16, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar today announced it has been named to the 36th annual Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.

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Ecolibrium Solar Premieres New Product Videos

September 15, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar has produced two videos to detail the benefits of its EcoFoot Flat-roof Racking System and EcoX Rail-less Racking System. Click on the links to watch the latest in Ecolibrium Solar's Simple Racking Solutions.

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Ecolibrium Solar Attends Solar Power International 2017

September 05, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar unveils two new racking solutions at Solar Power International, September 10-13, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. The company will feature the new EcoFoot5D High Density 5-Degree Racking System and the new EcoX Tile Hook for EcoX Rail-less Racking.

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American Solar Manufacturers Urge Government Not to Crush Manufacturing Jobs with Tariffs

August 17, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar has joined forces with PanelClaw and 26 other American solar manufacturers to urge the U.S. International Trade Commission to oppose the tariff on imported solar parts that has been requested by Suniva. It is our conviction that such a tariff would seriously impede the growth of solar energy in the U.S. and result in the loss of thousands of manufacturing and installation jobs nationwide. The press release follows.

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SolarGaines Installs EcoFoot5D High Density 5-Degree Racking System

July 31, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Washington Jesuit Academy in Washington, D.C is among the first installations of the EcoFoot5D High Density 5-Degree Racking System. Installed by SolarGaines, the installation is 212kW.

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Ecolibrium Solar Unveils New EcoFoot5D™ High Density 5-Degree Solar Racking System

July 12, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar today announced the new EcoFoot5D™ High Density 5-Degree Racking System, which delivers 18.4 percent more power than 10-degree systems. The EcoFoot5D is built on the industry-preferred EcoFoot® Modular Platform with more than 200MW installed. The 5-degree solar racking system combines a small 7”x16.7” roof-friendly modular Base and dense 9.9” inter-row spacing, resulting in a tightly packed solar array that provides flexible design for flat-roof commercial and residential projects. Projects are installing now.

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Ecolibrium Solar’s COO to Speak at Solar Summit 2017

May 16, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar’s COO Sam Veague will speak at Greentech Media’s 10th annual Solar Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona, May 16-18. Veague joins the panel discussion, “What's Next for Residential Rooftop Racking?” moderated by Benjamin Gallagher, Analyst, Solar, GTM Research.

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Ecolibrium Solar Attends Solar Power Southeast 2017

May 09, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar, Inc., a racking solution provider leading the way in solar mounting innovations, is attending Solar Power Southeast at Loews Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, May 11-12. The company is pleased to join forces with the WESCO Renewables team to share fast and simple solar solutions for residential and commercial racking, including EcoX Rail-less and EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Racking.

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Ecolibrium Solar Launches New ‘Unbeatable’ Ad for EcoX and EcoFoot2+

April 12, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Featuring both the residential and commercial product line, Ecolibrium Solar launched the second ad in the company’s new “Unbeatable” advertising campaign. The new ad highlights EcoX Rail-less Racking’s installation ease on pitched roofs and EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Racking’s impressive installation speed of 13.5 modules per installer-hour, as rated by DNV-GL.

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Ecolibrium Solar to Exhibit at First-Ever California Solar Power Expo

March 29, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Boulder, CO, March 29, 2017 – Ecolibrium Solar, Inc., a racking solution provider leading the way in solar mounting innovations, will exhibit its fast and simple commercial and residential solar racking systems at the debut California Solar Power Expo at the San Diego Convention Center May 1-2. The company exhibits at booth 51, showing EcoX Rail-less Racking System and EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Racking System.

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Ecolibrium Solar Attends Colorado Solar Power Conference

March 13, 2017  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar, Inc., a racking solution provider leading the way in solar mounting innovations, is attending the Colorado Solar Power Conference at The Omni Resort and Conference Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The event runs March 13-15th with a conference theme of “Innovation: Making Solar Mainstream.”

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Ecolibrium Solar Announces New Ad Campaign: The Unbeatable EcoFoot2+

January 25, 2017  | 

Highlighting the flexibility and aesthetics of the EcoFoot2+ Solar Panel Flat Roof Racking System, Ecolibrium Solar launched The Unbeatable EcoFoot2+ ad campaign in January, 2017.

With multiple ads in digital and print, the campaign features commercial and residential flat roof applications and the EcoFoot2+'s unbeatable line-up of benefits that makes it the leading choice for installers. Benefits include: impressive installation speed of 13.5 modules per installer-hour,* designed and tested to last the life of the solar project, dedicated project design and installation support. *Installation speed rated by DNV-GL.

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ECOX Now Installing in Los Angeles County

October 31, 2016  |  Boulder, CO

The LA County Department of Water and Power has recognized the EcoX rail-less racking system as fully certified to UL2703. Solar and LA County officials worked closely together to ensure the installation process and permitting files from Ecolibrium could support a smooth approval process through LADPW.

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Ecolibrium Solar Expands Boulder, CO Facility

October 26, 2016  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar is moving into a new, larger facility in Boulder, Co, with increased R&D and Engineering capabilities. This move creates a larger space to support customer focused events, training and creates room for the growing Ecolibrium team.

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Ecolibrium Solar® and Aactio GmbH bring EcoFoot2 to India

October 10, 2016  |  Athens, OH

Aactio GmbH will be introducing EcoFoot2 in their stand at Intersolar India, which is being held from October 19-21, 2016 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai. Intersolar India is India’s Largest Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry. Aactio’s stand will be in Hall 1, booth number: 1204F at the German Pavillion.

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Ecolibrium Solar is now a Certified Partner Lab of TÜV Rheinland PTL

April 19, 2016  |  Boulder, CO

Ecolibrium Solar is certified to conduct UL2703 testing in house as part of the TÜV Rheinland PTL Partner Lab Program.

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Ecolibrium Solar Team Displays at Solar Power International 2015

September 18, 2015  |  Anaheim, CA

Ecolibrium Solar had a range of products on display this year at Solar Power International in Anaheim, CA, 2015.

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Ecolibrium Solar Launches New EcoX Residential Rail-less Racking System

July 10, 2015  |  Athens, OH

Ecolibrium Solar, a leading supplier of solar racking systems for commercial and residential applications, announces the launch of the new EcoX rail-less racking system.

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EcoFoot2+™ Excels in DNV GL Installation Speed Rating

December 24, 2014  |  Athens, OH

Third-party test validation is imperative to vetting a reliable PV racking solution. Ecolibrium Solar recently contracted DNV GL to perform installation speed verification on their Ecofoot2+, and it clocked in at an industry best of 13.5 panels per installer-hour. Clearly, the pre-assembled components and low part count resulted in exemplary installation efficiencies.

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