Rooftop PV News
Let's follow the world’s freshest events and breaking news regarding rooftop-mounted photovoltaic power systems together. Major solar rooftop projects, new roof PV plant models, pricing, and much more. In this news section we post publications concerning rooftop solar plants - PV systems mounted on rooftops of residential and commercial buildings. Also: Solar Installers Directory.
Building field plan calls for solar on all new EU buildings
The European Parliament has actually embraced a suggested revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, establishing a demand for all new buildings in the bloc to be geared up with roof solar systems.
Mar 17, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Europe, european parliament
Solar Power Accelerator ups setup target 5 times to 1 GW
Swedish start-up Solar Power Accelerator AB has actually enhanced its formerly introduced roof solar installment target five times to 1,000 MW to reflect current EU objectives.
Mar 15, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Solar Power Accelerator
Roofit.Solar secures EUR 6.45 m to increase solar roofing system production
Roofit.Solar, an Estonia-based climate tech scale-up specialising in building integrated (BIPV), has actually efficiently raised EUR 6.45 million (USD 6.9 m) in a funding round led by existing backers BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures and also EdgeCap Partners.
Mar 14, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Europe, Estonia, Roofit.Solar
Germany's PV capacity addition at record level in January following roof boom
For the month of January, 56,620 photovoltaic systems with an overall capacity of 780.7 megawatts (MW) were freshly reported to the German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), of which 760.4 MW were supported by the Renewable Energy Law (EEG) and 20.4 MW were unsubsidized systems.
Mar 6, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe
Trina Solar With Global PV Launches 445W PV Modules for Rooftops
Global PV and smart energy provider Trina Solar has launched a new generation of rooftop modules: the Vertex S+ n type dual-glass product line, with output power reaching 445W, the highest in an area of less than 2 square meters.
Feb 24, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Rooftop PV, solar panel, Trina Solar
CP Foods Solarizes 180 Farms, Mills and Plants to Cut CO2
CP Foods, a Thailand-based food conglomerate, is increasing the installation of solar panels at 180 animal farms, feed mills, and processing plants across Thailand, with a total capacity of 65 MW by 2030. This initiative will help the firm reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its production by about 44,000 tons of CO2 equivalents.
Feb 23, 2023 // Plants, Rooftop PV, rooftop solar, Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited, CO2 emissions reduction, CP Foods, Peerapong Krinchai, Thailand solar energy
Bridgestone launches solar arrays at tyre factories in Japan
Japanese vehicle parts manufacturer Bridgestone Corp (TYO:5108) has actually started the operation of roof solar systems with a combined capacity of 5.8 MW at two tyre production plants.
Feb 17, 2023 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Japan, Asia, Bridgestone
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
Badia Spices' Manufacturing Facility Receives Largest Solar Rooftop Install in Florida
SALT Energy completes the installation of 3.24-MW solar project on Badia Spices' facility in Sweetwater, FL. Project offsets 80% of electricity consumption, marking the largest privately owned solar project in FL.
Feb 16, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Rooftop PV, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, SALT Energy
Skoda Volkswagen Sets right into Procedure 18.5 MW Rooftop Solar at Pune Facility
The group currently states that the new rooftop solar facility will be creating about 26.6 million kWh of green energy per year. The solar installment is in line with the 'goTOzero' mission of the Volkswagen Group.
Feb 15, 2023 // Rooftop PV, VOLKSWAGEN, green electricity, Chakan plant, CO2 emissions of Volkswagen, Piyush Arora, rooftop solar facility, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India
How China Ensured 55 GW Of Rooftop Solar In 2022
Out of 14 GW solar addition in 2022, rooftop solar made up simply 1.9 GW in India In China rooftop solar made up 55 GW out of 87 GW of complete solar capacity addition in the exact same year
Feb 13, 2023 // Rooftop PV, China, Asia, rooftop solar, RTS programme, Whole-County Rooftop Solar policy
DMG Mori releases part of 13.4-MW roof solar plant in Japan
Japanese machine tools maker DMG Mori Seiki Co Ltd (TYO:6141) has actually begun power generation from a 5.4-MW portion of a 13.4-MW roof solar plant it is installing at its Iga Campus located in Mie prefecture, south-central Japan.
Feb 10, 2023 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Japan, Asia, PV Power Plant, DMG Mori
PKP Energetyka equips 360 substations with PV arrays in Poland
PKP Energetyka, the electrical power distributor to the Polish railway network, said it has installed photovoltaic or pv (PV) panels on 360 of its railway substations, producing 2 GWh of electricity annually.
Feb 10, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Poland, Europe, PKP Energetyka, PV arrays
Cape Canaveral completes its very first roof solar project
The Cape Canaveral Community Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, finished building and construction of a new center with a rooftop solar array. The 72-panel, 48-kW array set up by service provider ESA is the city's first rooftop solar initiative, and will certainly give clean power to the community center.
Feb 9, 2023 // Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Cape Canaveral
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