For over a decade, Rackam has led the industry in designing, constructing, installing, and commissioning custom thermal energy platforms powered by solar energy. From development to maintenance, our comprehensive expertise ensures optimal performance and efficiency for our clients.


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Publication from CanadExport Bulletin: “Quebec cleantech company keeping an eye on Europe”

Great article in CanadExport Bulletin of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service on Rackam’s efforts in Europe, especially in Spain. The article underlines Rackam Team’s strengths: the passion of Rackam’s employees, the capacity to innovate and to address unexpected challenges such as the ones related to COVID-19. Here is the link to the full article: https://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca/canadexport/0004934.aspx?lang=eng&_ga=2.27252990.2110695466.1600965890-970821757.1567017530

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How can the costs of industrial pasteurization be reduced using solar energy?

Apart from heat pumps and other techniques used for recovering energy from existing heat sources in a factory, the parabolic solar concentrator provides two advantages: 1. Reducing the consumption of fossil fuels for process heat generation2. Lower cooling costs by reducing the heat input to the roof with the installation of solar collectors that absorb […]

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Photo du bâtiment Alouette à Sept-Îles et du champs de concentration solaire de Rackam sur son toit

Rackam generates cold from the sun’s energy and is awarded a Technoclimat grant

A provincial grant of nearly $400,000 from the Technoclimat program has just been awarded to Rackam by Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Quebec. This grant recognizes the excellence and innovation of the Alouette Building’s new hybrid power plant. Located on the UQAC campus in Sept-Îles, the building was designed by the architectural […]

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Rackam participates in California’s Food Processing Expo

Rackam participated in the Food Processing Expo 2015 in Sacramento, California, in order to meet various players in the Californian food industry. The mission was a great success: a large number of companies expressed interest in Rackam’s technology. “The food industry includes several processes with significant needs both in terms of heat as well as cooling,” says […]

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Rackam sends a delegation to the Renewables and Mining Summit and Exhibition of 2014 in Toronto

Rackam had the opportunity to present their technological products and their expertise in the field of solar thermal energy, at the Renewables and Mining Summit, held on the 15th and 16th of October 2014. Their presence at this event aimed to promote their technology and build a network of contacts in the mining and renewable energy […]

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Rackam highlights CSP’s northern potential

A recent article in CSP Today, a business intelligence source and international reference in the field of solar thermal technologies, mentionned Rackam as a promising technology. What distinguishes Rackam’s business model, the article says, is its applicability in northern regions. “Canada does not necessarily dispose of the most favourable direct solar irradiation,” admits Ludvig Bellehumeur, director of business development […]

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Rackam and TÜV Rheinland PTL develop platform to test high-temperature solar thermal collectors

Tempe, AZ. — March 13, 2014 — The Rackam technical team, in close collaboration with TÜV Rheinland PTL, has developed a test bench for testing performance and efficiency of solar thermal collectors. It is a pumping circuit equipped with an electric heating element as well as measuring and control instruments, which enable the circulation of mineral oil-based high temperature […]

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Quebec government invests in solar thermal technologies

Rackam’s president, Mathieu Chagnon, was present at the Interdisciplinary institute for technological innovation (3IT) of the University of Sherbrooke, in order to discuss governmental support to green innovation with Serge Cardin, deputy of the Sherbrooke county and member of the National Assembly of Quebec. Speaking in the name of Elaine Zakaïb, Deputy Minister of Industrial Policy and the Quebec […]

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Rackam takes part in Task49 conference in South Africa

Rackam was among the most innovative organizations to take part in the International Energy Agency’s Task49 conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa. This conference brought together several industrial, academic and governmental actors from different levels. Their goal was to discuss the progress that has been made in the field of solar thermal technologies. South Africa remains […]

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