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Sunpark™ Station



Key specifications


Aluminum rails and components, stainless steel bolts & nuts. Vertical structure typically in galvanized Steel H-Beams.

Max Snow Loads

Can be designed for any snow loads (up to over 100 PSF).

Max Wind Loads

Can be designed for any wind loads (up to 180MPH).

Tilt Angle

5 to 10 typical (any tilt virtually possible).

PV Panel Orientation

Landscape on rails (supported on the long side of the panels).


Any framed PV, any frameless PV, monofacial or bifacial, optimized for bifacial.


Water-managed with rubber gaskets (frameless panels).


Many possible configurations, such as cantilever, dual tilt ("Y-Shape"), tilted up or down, or even continuous structures (monoslope canopies).

Foundation Type

Any (concrete footings typical, can be designed with helical or driven piles of any shape).

PV Panel height from ground

Depending on the height of the station.


Bonding jumpers available, UL 2703 listed.

Typical Bifacial Gains Observed

5-15% (N-Type, on black asphalt). Must be optimized per project (not a guarantee).

No On-Site Welding

All Opsun Carports are assembled with bolts and nuts. No welding and no cuts is necessary on site.

Smart Design

This solution leverages the aesthetic appeal of solar panels to enhance and modernize the gas station while also delivering the standard benefits that such a structure should provide to users: protection from rain (waterproofing) and shading.

Energy Transition

A great way to meet new environmental standards and stay current with the times while making a tangible difference in the adoption of renewable energies in our environment.

Easy to install and cost-effective.

The standard structures used for designing these roofs are intended to facilitate their installation and maintenance while being optimized to maximize bifacial gain.


Ideal look with Bifacial Panels

Panels encastrated in the aluminum rails, all wires hidden, all junction boxes hidden. Opsun's Bifacial Carports take advantage of bifacial panels' transparency to increase aesthetics from underneath.

Aluminum PV Rails Design

Rail-based design with 6000 series aluminum and 304 stainless steel bolts and nuts guarantee maximum durability of the structure for decades. Typical base structure is made of solid galvanized steel (ASTM A123) H-Beams, for maximum strength.

Better Panel Protection

Strong rails supporting PVs on their full length help prevent torsion and movement that leads to accelerated degradation of PV panels.

Several Designs available

Our engineers can create carports with several tilt orientation : cantilever (Half-"A"-Shape, Half-"Y"-Shape), Y-Shape (dual tilt up) or T-Shape (one side tilted up and the other side tilted down).

UL 2703

Grounding system conforming to UL 2703.


The same structure can be adapted to any canopy table sizes. It can also integrate any PV type and model.

Highest Standard for Engineering & Support

Our engineers use only the safest methods of calculation, to assure maximum solidity and durability of the structures. We have proprietary, recent wind tunnel tests with Western University, and we design using the latest Building Codes (ASCE-7-16, NBCC 2016, IBC 2018), as well as SEAOC PV2. Minimal deflection allowed on rails, and finite element analysis done with high-end 3D engineering software. Each component and vertical structure calculated individually. We find solutions to each unique challenge, and we react quickly if unforeseen events happen during construction (such as terrain obstructions and last minute changes).

Project-Specific Building Permit Plans & P.Eng stamp with each project

Custom, project-specific building permit plans, stamped by a local P. Eng., are provided for each job, describing step-by-step where each component goes, on the exact project site, with markups, details and explanations custom to each project's specific difficulties.

Documents & Specifications

OPSUNTM Total Engineering Support

Opsun specilizes in solar PV racking engineering for any type of solar project, discover below our unique process to assure the best quality racking and engineering is supplied for all your solar PV, and bifacial PV projects.

Flexible Design

Opsun's racking is not a single product : it is instead a large library of rails, components and configurations that we can adapt to match any client's requirements.

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Full engineering Support

Opsun experts takes care of all the mechanical aspects of your solar PV project and we deliver detailed, project-specific set of engineering plans to help accelerate installation time.

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Technical Solutions

Opsun is your solution finder to a wide array of challenges, such as limited roof capacity, directly attached or hybrid (both ballasted & anchored) systems.

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Installation Support

Opsun On-Site Support allows your installation team to benefit from the instructions and supervision of an expert from Opsun's team, with 15 years of experience.

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