WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER, 2012 |
SunLock Captures 6% Of Australian Solar Market
Australian made and designed SunLock solar panel racking systems achieved over
6% market share during the last financial year according to Energy Matters.
"418 kilometres of SunLock rail was sold to solar PV customers in Australia
during the 2011-12 financial year," says Jeremy Rich, CEO of Energy Matters
and sister company, Apollo Energy.
"The amount of railing would support around 50 MW of solar capacity. Given
the solar industry installed approximately 781 MW of solar panels during last financial
year, this equates to SunLock capturing over 6% of the mounting system
Designed by Apollo Energy engineers, SunLock
was launched in Australia just a few years ago and has rapidly become the system
of choice for many solar installers.
"SunLock evolved from feedback based on decades of collective experience of
CEC accredited installers; so it's a rack system developed by installers for
installers," says Mr. Rich.
"A properly installed SunLock mounting system is the easiest way to save
time and money on installations; while ensuring compliance with Clean Energy
The SunLock family of solar panel framing products includes the original SunLock
for pitched or flat roofs; as well as the newly added GroundLock
ground-mounting system and the PoleLock
The company has also recently released SunLock
, which provide a reliable method of fixing solar PV cable to the frame of solar panels.
Fast to install, compliant with relevant standards (including AS/NZS1170.2:2011) and
extremely robust, SunLock is backed by a 10 year warranty. SunLock is made from 6000 series aluminium (predominantly 6106-T6),
which has a 25+ year service life under Australia's often harsh conditions, even without anodising.
Further information on the SunLock family of products; including videos, can be
viewed on the official SunLock
. The full range of components can be purchased online via Apollo
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