Gibraltar Industries Expands Solar Energy Portfolio

Gibraltor Industries Expands Solar Energy Portfolio With Acquisition Of Solar Racking Technology Company TerraSmart & Software Solutions Provider Sunfig In US

Gibraltar Industries Expands Solar Energy Portfolio

Acquisitions of TerraSmart and Sunfig will strengthen Gibraltar Industries position in the US solar market as the largest turnkey provider, according to the company management. Pictured is TerraSmart’s 24.9 MW AC Shoreham Solar Commons Project in New York. (Photo Credit: TerraSmart)

  • Gibraltar Industries has announced 2 new acquisitions with an aim to expand its solar energy portfolio
  • TerraSmart was acquired for $220 million while it bought Sunfig for $3.75 million in cash
  • Gibraltor sees its solar energy platform being scaled to $700 million over next 5 years with these acquisitions

American renewable energy services provider Gibraltar Industries has acquired 2 solar PV companies expanding its existing solar energy portfolio. Its new entities are TerraSmart and Sunfig both of which were acquired for an aggregate of $223.75 million.

Gibraltar priced TerraSmart at $220 million. Florida headquartered TerraSmart provides screw-based fixed tilt and single axis solar racking technology. Software solutions provider for solar energy investments Sunfig was valued at $3.75 million which Gibraltar paid in cash. Altogether these deals will scale Gibraltar to a $700 million solar energy platform within its Renewable Energy and Conservation segment over the next 5 years enabling the company to boost its revenue growth as well as margin profile.

It further believes these acquisitions will strengthen its position as the largest turnkey provider in the domestic solar energy market with the broadest portfolio of ground mounted infrastructure, tracker and design solutions.

“Adding TerraSmart and Sunfig to our existing solar business significantly increases our presence in the $14.3 billion domestic solar energy market, strengthens our renewable energy platform, and advances our ambition to deliver higher growth and returns,” said Bill Bosway, Gibraltar President and CEO.

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