Wind and Solar
In addition to our telecommunications services, Carpenter & Cross is capable of handling the structural engineering needs of the small wind and solar industries. Whether your project includes a wind turbine tower, foundation, or solar panel support system, our team is here to help. Our staff of experienced engineers can design new towers, foundations and solar panel support systems for your intended project.
Wind Turbine Tower Design
Our engineers will provide a new tower design for your wind turbine in accordance with the International Standard IEC 61400-2 and the TIA-222-H 2017. The tower will be designed for all pertinent design, serviceability and fatigue loadings. The natural frequency of the tower will be taken into consideration.
Solar Panel Support System
When it comes to the design of solar panel support systems, Carpenter & Cross is a great fit for your team. Carpenter & Cross has 20 years of structural engineering experience. This experience allows our staff to come up with unique solutions to problems both large and small. Whether you need a solar panel support system that sits on the ground, on a pole or tower, or on a roof, our team can find the right solution for you.
Our engineers will provide a foundation design for your wind turbine in accordance with the International Standard IEC 61400-2 and the TIA-222-H 2017. The types of foundations our team can design to support a proposed wind tower include, but are not limited to: inverted T, pad and pier, mat and drilled shaft foundations.
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