ARRAY Technologies Launches Hail Alert Response

Array Technologies, a global leader in utility-scale solar tracking, is proud to announce the launch of its patented Hail Alert Response, a groundbreaking set of software features designed to autonomously protect solar assets from hail damage. This innovative technology is part of Array’s ongoing efforts to enhance the resilience and efficiency of solar energy systems in hail-prone regions. 

The Hail Alert Response system leverages advanced weather prediction algorithms to preemptively stow solar trackers approximately 30 minutes before a predicted hail event. This proactive approach ensures that solar assets are safeguarded against potential damage, enhancing the longevity and durability of the investment. 

Key Features and Availability 

  • Weather Prediction Technology: Utilizes state-of-the-art forecasting to anticipate hail events, enabling pre-emptive stowing of solar trackers. 
  • Wide Applicability and Compatibility: Available across the United States, the Hail Alert Response can be integrated with any existing DuraTrack or OmniTrack system. 
  • Secure Communication: All communications between the SmarTrack Data Platform and the on-site SmarTrack Controller are encrypted. 
  • Requirement: Along with a subscription to the service, a SmarTrack Controller is essential for the effective application of the Hail Alert Response features.   

“Array is constantly seeking innovative ways to add value and long-term cost savings for our customers, by enhancing the resilience and performance of solar energy systems,” said Kevin G. Hostetler, Chief Executive Officer at Array. “With our patented Hail Alert Response, we’re offering our clients an exceptional layer of protection against the unpredictability of weather, while ensuring that solar projects remain productive and secure via encryption.” 

This innovative solution is a testament to Array’s dedication to providing cutting-edge technologies that address the real-world challenges faced by solar energy producers. The Hail Alert Response is not just a step forward in safeguarding solar investments; it’s a leap toward a more reliable and sustainable energy future. To find out more about Array’s SmarTrack Hail Alert Response, please visit SmarTrack™ Hail Alert Response – Array Technologies ( 

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