COMPACTGROUND

Compact, tested base construction for single-sided elevated ground-mounted PV modules.

The ground-mounted, aerodynamic system for offers outstanding structural properties and requires significantly less ballast than other systems on the market. Thanks to the unique “spring effect” of the stand, the base structure adapts optimally to surface conditions. 

Installation requires no pile drivers or heavy machinery. CompactGROUND G uses ballast weights, but can also be installed using the optional ground screw.

All base constructions for the CompactGROUND family are saved in our 3D engineering software AEROTool. The AEROCOMPACT Customer Center can issue clear and competent project reports based on empirical data

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COMPACTGROUND G

COMPACTGROUND G

COMPACTGROUND G is our new South aligned ground mounted system with a tilt between 15° and 20°. As the fastest ground-mounted system on the market, it can also be loaded into a truck up to 700 kWp. The system is installed with ground anchors or ballast stones.

Advantages at a glance

  • No ramming and no heavy machinery
  • Now with ground screw for fast installation and cost savings

Technicaldata

Description
Aerodynamic installation system for mounting framed PV modules outdoors
Applications
On landscaped areas or farmland and on sand, gravel, crushed stone, concrete or asphalt
Module dimensions
950–1050 mm x 1475–2080 mm (width x length)
Mounting Tilt
15°, 20°, single side
Inter-Row Spacing
COMPACTGROUND G 15 (18 degree internal shadow angle): 798 mm COMPACTGROUND G 15 (25 degree internal shadow angle): 556 mm COMPACTGROUND G 20 (18 degree internal shadow angle): 1054 mm COMPACTGROUND G 20 (25 degree internal shadow angle): 734 mm
Space to the ground
COMPACTGROUND G 15: approx. 400 mm COMPACTGROUND G 20: approx. 318 mm
Max. Roof Slope
Up to 10° possible without ground anchors, over 10°only with ground anchors
Max. array size
12 x 20 rows, 200 modules
Min. field size
3 rows of 2 modules each or 2 rows of 3 modules each
Windload
Suction up to 2,4 kN/m2 (kPa)
Snowload
Compressive load COMPACTGROUND G Standard up to 1.6 kN/m2
Compressive load COMPACTGROUND G Alpin up to 2.4 kN/m2
Dimensioning / stability verification
Software-supported based on wind tunnel testing
On-site requirements
The sufficient load-bearing capacity and compressive strength of the ground must be ensured on site. The General Terms and Conditions and Warranty Conditions and User Agreement apply.
Module approval
The list of approved modules is provided by AEROCOMPACT, individual approvals from the module manufacturer
Components
Module clamps with earthing pins, outdoor stand, ballast stones; optional ballast troughs, ground anchors
Materials
Load-bearing connection components made of aluminum EN AW 6060 T64, module clamps aluminum EN AW 6063 T66, screws made of stainless steel A2-70 Ballast troughs steel with aluminum-zinc coating, ground anchors made of cast aluminum

COMPACTGROUND G+

COMPACTGROUND G+

COMPACTGROUND G+ is our new East/West aligned ground mounted system with a tilt of 10° and a ground clearance of 40 cm. The East/West alignment allows up to 30 % more modules to be installed in the same space. The system is installed with ground anchors or ballast stones.

Advantages at a glance

  • The optimal solution for limited space
  • Now with ground screw for fast installation and cost savings

Technicaldata

Description
Aerodynamic installation system for mounting framed PV modules outdoors
Applications
On landscaped areas or farmland and on sand, gravel, crushed stone, concrete or asphalt
Module dimensions
950–1050 mm x 1475–2080 mm (width x length)
Mounting Tilt
10°, double-sided
Inter-Row Spacing
COMPACTGROUND G+ (8 degree internal shadow angle): 609 mm
Space to the ground
Approx. 400 mm
Max. Roof Slope
Up to 10° possible without ground anchors, over 10°only with ground anchors
Max. array size
12 x 16 double rows, 384 modules
Min. field size
2 double rows for each 2 modules
Windload
Suction up to 2,4 kN/m2 (kPa)
Snowload
Compressive load up to 2.4 kN/m2
Dimensioning / stability verification
Software-supported based on wind tunnel testing
On-site requirements
The sufficient load-bearing capacity and compressive strength of the ground must be ensured on site. The General Terms and Conditions and Warranty Conditions and User Agreement apply.
Module approval
The list of approved modules is provided by AEROCOMPACT, individual approvals from the module manufacturer
Components
Module clamps with earthing pins, outdoor stand, ballast stones; optional ballast troughs, ground anchors
Materials
Load-bearing connection components made of aluminum EN AW 6060 T64, module clamps aluminum EN AW 6063 T66, screws made of stainless steel A2-70 Ballast troughs steel with aluminum-zinc coating, ground anchors made of cast aluminum

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