Solar Residential News

Day by day, photovoltaic systems are becoming more affordable and consequently more popular. Apart from huge utility-scale solar farms and commercial stations, there are small PV plants for home use. Home solar electric systems are mounted on dwellings and residential buildings. Follow the updated news concerning residential solar installations. Also: Solar Installers Directory.

Swiss Satellites Repurposed: Solar Powerhouse in the Alps
Use obsolete satellite antennas to generate clean energy - Discover how two Swiss companies in the town of Leuk are repurposing these antennas into giant solar panels. Each one can provide 25 households with power and measures 32 meters in diameter. Located 1,000 meters above sea level for optimal sunlight, this project could help offset the predicted 50 terawatt hour energy shortfall in Switzerland.
Oct 20, 2023 // Residential, Europe, Switzerland
Obton to Build 15-MWp Solar Plant in Sweden
Obton, a leading solar energy developer and investor, is set to build its first solar park in Sweden with 15MWp capacity. June 2021 marks the start of the project, with completion in 2025. Obton is overseeing studies, financing and construction, with plans for further solar projects in Sweden. With over 1.7 GWp of PV projects and 3.5 billion EUR in assets, Obton is a leader in the solar industry.
Sep 26, 2023 // Plants, Commercial, Residential, Sweden, Europe, obton, PV Power Plant
Renogy Launches X PowerTower: Energy Independence Now
Renogy X, a residential energy storage division, is launching an innovative system with expandable storage, an integrated inverter, and an EV charger. The PowerTower and EV charger make installation and use easy for homeowners, launching in May 2024.
Sep 8, 2023 // Residential, Storage, Renogy
FranklinWH Closes USD-25m Investment Round
FranklinWH Energy Storage Inc., a US residential energy storage systems (ESS) company, has raised USD 25 million (EUR 23.1m) in Series B funds. Particle Future led the round to enhance R&D, optimize supply chain, and expand operations and sales network. Franklin Home Power integrates solar, battery, grid and generator power sources. Founded in 2019 and funded by Sequoia Capital. Gary Lam says the new capital will make renewable energy options more accessible.
Aug 25, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, North America, FranklinWH
EIB provides EUR 200m for residential, SMEs solar projects in Brazil
The European Investment Bank (EIB) revealed on Friday it is giving a EUR-200-million (USD 215.2 m) lending to Sicredi, a Brazilian participating banks, to fund the application of solar systems on homes, small as well as medium-sized companies, as well as rural properties.
Jun 5, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, eib, Solar Project
Residential solar battery maker Sonnen doubles manufacturing capacity
German property solar battery manufacturer Sonnen GmbH has doubled its manufacturing capacity as well as can currently produce 120,000 home storage systems annually at its headquarters in Bavaria much earlier than initially prepared.
May 26, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Sonnen
Residential solar growth boosts Italy's Q1 solar additions
Italy brought online 1,058 MW of solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) parks in the very first quarter of 2023, getting to a cumulative set up capacity of over 26,100 MW, reveals data released by the domestic solar power association Italia Solare.
May 25, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Italy, Europe
Bulgaria releases EUR 123 million subsidy system for house solar setups
Bulgarian houses can request gives for photovoltaic or pv systems and also solar collectors for very own consumption up until November 10. The government's program is worth EUR 123 million, of which EUR 40.8 million is for the first round.
May 12, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Europe, Bulgaria
Work begins on UK's biggest solar plant
Project Fortress in Kent forecast to produce renewable power for 100,000 homes
Apr 24, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Residential, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant
Residential solar co Sunergy to listing on Nasdaq via SPAC
US domestic solar company Sunergy Renewables LLC is readied to go public on Nasdaq through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by investment firm Energy Spectrum Capital, with the awaited USD 65 million (EUR 59.2 m) in purchase proceeds to be made use of to money procedures and development.
Apr 20, 2023 // Residential, nasdaq, SPAC, Sunergy
Homeowners in Serbian city of Niš install solar power plant on their three buildings
A homeowner community in three apartment buildings in Niš has installed roof photovoltaic or pv panels. The center in Serbia's third-largest city is producing sufficient power to cover the usage in joint installments like staircase lighting. The instance shows that, after individual households, the prosumer version and also the manufacturing of green energy for very own intake is starting to be used in multiapartment buildings as well in the country.
Apr 18, 2023 // Residential, Rooftop PV, Europe, PV Power Plant, Serbia
Spruce Power includes 22,500 solar customer contracts to portfolio
US distributed generation (DG) planetary systems proprietor and also operator Spruce Power has actually made its largest inorganic growth financial investment until now, the purchase of regarding 22,500 residential solar contracts under which customers get tidy power generated by rooftop solar residence power systems.
Mar 28, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Spruce Power
Germany's residential solar storage market grows 52% in 2022
Home solar storage space systems are coming to be progressively preferred in Germany with the variety of new installments rising 52% in 2022, according to data published by the nation's solar energy association BSW Solar.
Mar 7, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe
United States Solar Surge Collides With Greater Rates and Shifting Economics
The Inflation Reduction Act will ultimately boost household solar, yet macroeconomic conditions endanger temporary development.
Feb 16, 2023 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, North America
Maryland bill would certainly boost residential rooftop solar grants
On Feb. 16, a coalition of rooftop solar advocates, workforce development groups, power equity champions and also renewable energy business launched a campaign to promote for regulations that would make solar power more easily accessible and also economical for all Marylanders.
Feb 16, 2023 // Residential, Policy, Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Maryland Rooftop Solar Coalition, Brian Feldman, Lily Qi