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Solar Carport Mount for 16 Panels

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SKU:
MPM4X4-G2
MPN:
MPM4X4-G2
Availability:
SHIPS 4 - 8 WEEKS
Minimum Purchase:
1 unit
Shipping:
$1,000.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)
  • Solar carport mount 16 panels
  • Solar carport mount
  • Solar carport mount
  • Solar carport mount
$6,000.00

Description

The MPM-G2 16 panel carport shade structure can hold all size solar panels for up to a 6.4kW PV power system mounted on a single row of vertical pipes. Provides covered parking for vehicles and includes foundation pipes, cross beam tubes, solar rails, assemblies, connectors, clamps and hardware. Manufactured by Preformed Line Products DPW Solar Mounting, the kit is designed to install quickly and provide a secure structure for solar panel systems anywhere. The module specific design reduces the number of components and provides for easier assembly. The MPM-G2 utilizes high-strength welded steel components and corrosion-resistant hardware for long term reliability. Seasonal tilt adjustability for maximizing production with locking tilt-angle settings. The parking structure qualifies for 30% federal renewable energy tax credit as part of a photovoltaic solar system. Order online or PHONE 888-498-3331


WANT A SOLAR PANEL SYSTEM AT THE LOWEST COST?  START SOLAR DESIGN


FEATURES

  • Ideal for shade and carport structures
  • Capable of 96" (8') or higher front ground clearance
  • Ample covered parking space for two vehicles
  • Seasonal tilt adjustments for optimal sun exposure
  • Securely install 24 solar panels on single row of ground-mounted vertical poles
  • Heavy gauge galvanized steel and aluminum construction
  • Mounts on standard Schedule 40 or 80 galvanized steel pipe
  • Designs available to withstand up to 130 MPH wind zones and heavier snow loads
  • MIG welded steel pipe caps
  • Rail brackets with powder-coated finish
  • Stainless steel module mounting hardware
  • 6000 series structural aluminum mounting rails
  • Stainless steel rack assembly hardware
  • Reduce Net Cost with Federal renewable energy tax credit and rebates

PARTS LIST

(3) Vertical posts, 4" i.d. Sched 40, L=146", hot-dipped galvanized steel
(2) Horizontal square mid-tubes, 4"x4"x0.25, L=168", hot-dipped galvanized steel
(8) MPM4 rails
(3) MPM Pipe cap for 4" vertical pipe to 4x4 horizontal tube
(24) Solar module mid-clamps SS hardware
(16) Solar module end-clamps SS hardware
(10) Rail ground lugs, WEEBL-8.0-KIT
(32) Wire management clips

DESIGN CRITERIA

Standard: ASCE 7-10
Max Design Wind Speed: 105 mph
Exposure Category: C
Max Ground Snow Load: 0 psf
Max Tilt Angle (from horizon): 10 degrees
Max Ground FRONT Clearance: 96"
Soil Class: 4

CONSTRUCTION LAYOUT

4 ROW X 4 COLUMN, Landscape
Dimensions: 26’W X 13’D X 12’H (varies by module)
Front ground clearance: 96” or 8' above grade
Rear Height: 144" or 12' above grade @ 10 degree tilt
3 foundation piers, 138” or 11.5' O/c. East-West span, fit one vehicle between posts
3 concrete foundations, 41” deep X 36” diameter

MODULE SIZE: MAXIMUM MODULE MODULE DIMENSIONS NOT TO EXCEED 1985mm x 1001mm x 50mm

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Parts / Specifications

PARTS LIST:
PARTS LIST
vertical posts:
(3) Hot-dipped galvanized steel posts, 4" i.d. Sched 40, L=146"
Top Caps:
(3) MPM Pipe cap for 4" vertical pipe to 4x4 horizontal tube
Horizontal mid-tubes:
(2) Square tubes hot-dipped galvanized steel, 4" x 4"x 0.25", L=168"
MPM4 rails:
(8) Aluminum rails
Mid-Clamps:
(24) Solar module mid-clamps SS hardware
End-Clamps:
(16) Solar module end-clamps SS hardware
Lugs:
(10) Rail ground lugs, WEEBL-8.0-KIT
Wire Clips:
(32) Wire management clips
Concrete:
Not included; 3.42 CU Yds estimated
DESIGN CRITERIA:
DESIGN CRITERIA
Standard:
ASCE 7-10
Wind Speed:
105 MPH Max Design Wind Speed
Exposure Category:
C (open terrain)
Snow Load:
0 psf Max Ground Snow Load
Tilt Angle:
10 degrees Max Tilt Angle (from horizon)
FRONT Clearance:
8ft (96") Max Ground FRONT Clearance
Soil Class:
4
Module Size:
Maximum module dimension NOT TO EXCEED 78.15 x 39.4 x 1.96 in. (1985mm x 1001mm x 50mm)
CONSTRUCTION LAYOUT:
CONSTRUCTION LAYOUT
configuration:
4 row X 4 column, Landscape
Dimensions:
26’W X 13’D X 12’H (varies by module)
FRONT Clearance:
96” or 8' above grade ground clearance
Rear Height:
144" or 12' above grade @ 10 degree tilt
East-West Span:
(3) foundation piers, 138” or 11.5' O/c. East-West span, fit one vehicle between posts
concrete foundations:
(3) Foundations @ 41” deep X 36” diameter; Not included; 3.42 CU Yds estimated
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Installation Instructions

DOWNLOADS

pdf-icon.pngPLP Carport ground mount datasheet

pdf-icon.pngPLP Carport ground mount project requirements form

pdf-icon.pngPLP Carport ground mount assembly manual

pdf-icon.pngPLP preformed line products warranty


DIY or Full-Service Pro Solar Installation

You can choose how to install the solar panel system. You can Do-It-Yourself (DIY), hire any contractor or handyman for labor, or we can provide Full-Service Professional installation. Most customers choose DIY to save some serious money. However you decide to go solar, we will provide the permit plans, instruction manuals and lifetime technical support. You will also have the same manufacturer warranties, and be eligible for tax credits, rebates and other incentives.

Full-service, professional solar panel system installation by a state licensed contractor includes labor, wiring, electrical setup, balance of system parts, building permit, utility approval, inspection, monitoring setup, and activation. 5 to 10 year warranty on labor. Installation services are not subject to state sales tax. Final price subject to system design and site visit. Additional fees may apply for electrical panel upgrade, conduit wiring greater than 100 ft.


Preformed Line Products DPW MPM-G2 Carport Solar Shade Canopy Installation

The carport canopy mounting kit uses a vertical steel post anchored in the ground with a concrete footing. The standard engineering calls for a 36" diameter hole at 42" depth. This time-lapse video illustrates the assembly of the solar carport. The front ground clearance can be 96" or 8' and higher.


Tools Required to Assemble the DPW MPM-G2 Ground Mount

  • 1/2 inch wrench or socket for 5/16 inch module clamp hardware
  • 3/4 inch wrench or socket for 1/2 inch hardware
  • Torque wrench
  • Ratchet wrench
  • Ratchet extension bar
  • 3 to 6 foot level
  • Framing square
  • Tape Measure

ALL CONCRETE WORK SHALL CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF ACI 301 AND ACI 318. CEMENT PER ASTM C150, TYPE II. AGGREGATE PER ASTM C33. CONCRETE SHALL BE READY MIXED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASTM C94 AND SHALL BE DESIGNED FOR A MINIMUM 28 DAY COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH AS FOLLOWS: FOUNDATIONS of 3,000 PSI* (*DESIGNED FOR 2,500 PSI)

FOUNDATIONS:
1. NO SOILS REPORT PROVIDED. FOUNDATION DESIGN IS BASED ON MINIMUM IBC SOIL BEARING VALUE = 1500 PSF PER IBC TABLE 1804.2. DRILLED SHAFT FOUNDATIONS SHALL BE BUILT IN UNDISTURBED SOIL OR COMPACTED FILL MATERIAL NOT LESS THAN 12" IN DEPTH. THE MINIMUM DEPTH OF FOOTINGS BELOW THE UNDISTURBED GROUND SURFACE SHALL BE 12".

2. THE STRUCTURAL ENGINEER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THIS PROJECT. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE OWNER RETAIN A REGISTERED GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER TO CONDUCT A GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION AND PREPARE A REPORT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FOUNDATION AND EARTHWORK PROCEDURES.

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