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.

Germany's Third Roof PV Tender Earns Price Of Rs 6.96/ kWh.
First and second tenders had finished with 168 and 209 propositions quoting the average prices of EUR0.0688/ Rs 5.62 and also EUR0.0743/ Rs 6.06 a device respectively.
May 18, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Germany, tender, Europe, rooftop PV
TotalEnergies to install rooftop solar array at Yanmar engine factory in India
Yanmar Engine Manufacturing India Pvt Ltd (YEMI), the Indian unit of Japanese engine producer Yanmar, has actually participated in a lasting solar power contract with French multi-energy group TotalEnergies SE (EPA: TTE) involving a 1-MWp rooftop solar installation.
May 17, 2022 // Rooftop PV, India, Asia, TotalEnergies, Varun Khanna
HBS New Energies rebrands to UPOWA to offer fully-integrated sustainable solutions
HBS New Energies, a trading name of HBS NE Limited, has actually rebranded to UPOWA-- the item business within HBS NE Limited-- in a bid to provide a "one-stop-shop".
May 16, 2022 // Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, UK, Europe, HBS New Energies
IKEA partners with SunPower for United States residential solar launch
Retail large IKEA has partnered with US residential solar installer SunPower to provide home PV solutions in the US.
May 13, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, SunPower, North America, ikea, home solar
SunPower to buy platform upgrades as domestic solar customer backlog gets to new record
US household solar installer SunPower's backlog soared to a record 13,800 customers entering Q2 2022 with the installer validating a series of financial investments it is making to meet surging demand.
May 9, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, SunPower, financial results, North America, Battery Energy Storage, Peter Faricy, sunvault
AES mounts 31.5 kWp solar PV system at Edinburgh Castle
Solar PV has been mounted on the roof covering of the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle by AES Solar as part of a program to reduce energy use on historical buildings.
May 6, 2022 // Rooftop PV, UK, Europe, AES, Edinburgh Castle, George Goudsmit
Sunrun includes 30,000 customers, 213MW of solar in Q1 2022 as it seeks to protect itself versus United States headwinds
Leading United States solar installer Sunrun added 29,463 customers in Q1 2022, a 20% get on the exact same period last year, with monitoring now anticipating mounted solar capacity to be 25% or better for the full year 2022, up from the previously forecast 20%.
May 5, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, Sunrun, financial results, North America, AD/CVD, customer acquisition
Globe's 'biggest' solar carport opens in Netherlands
The 35-hectare Solar Carport was realized at the Lowlands Festival car park by Solarfields, a manufacturer of sustainable energy and realizes solar power systems. The business develops solar projects at various locations, such as land, roofing systems, former landfill sites and car parks-- planning to make the Netherlands more sustainable as well as supply clean energy to 1 million households by 2030.
May 5, 2022 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Europe, Netherlands, Solarfields, Solar Carport, Biddinghuizen, Eric van Eerdenburg, Lowlands Festival, Niek Tamminga
Australian virtual power plant aggregates very first plan of residentially created energy
A virtual power plant (VPP) pilot programme in Western Australia that intends to adjust grid management to support higher uptake of rooftop solar has actually accumulated its first plan of residentially generated energy.
May 5, 2022 // Residential, Rooftop PV, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, Western Australia, VPP, virtual power plant, pilot project, synergy
Istanbul Stadium Enters Record Books For 4.2 MW Solar Capacity
Istanbul's Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex Nef Stadium has actually entered the Guinness Book of World Records for' one of the most effective solar power output from a sports stadium", with the completion of a 4.2 MW installation by Energisa Enerji, a leading power supplier in the retail sector in Turkey.
Apr 26, 2022 // Rooftop PV, Asia, Turkey, GoodWe, Ron Shen, Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex Nef Stadium, brabourne stadium, chinnaswamy stadium, Enerjisa, Ersin Esentürk, Solar stadum
CPUC adopts action plan to facilitate 'forward-thinking' dispersed energy resources policy
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has adopted a new plan that will certainly function as a roadmap for shaping the future of dispersed energy sources, including rooftop solar and energy storage space, in California.
Apr 26, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, Rooftop PV, California, USA, CPUC, North America, electric vehicles, Distributed Energy Resources
Amazon Announces New Renewable Projects of 3.5 GW Across the Globe
The new wind, solar as well as storage projects will certainly discover North America, EMEA, Asia, and Australia. Today renewable resource portfolio of Amazon currently stands at 15.7 GW from 310 renewable energy projects.
Apr 22, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, clean energy, Amazon, Renewable Energy, Solar Power, Wind Energy, Andy Jassy, RE portfolio
Cleantech Solar commissions 1 MW rooftop solar PV system for SeniorAerospace in Thailand
This commissioning follows the partnership in between Cleantech Solar and also UPECA Aerotech Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia, also a subsidiary of Senior Aerospace PLC, where Cleantech Solar is maintaining and operating a 615.6 kW rooftop solar energy plant at UPECA Aerotech's factory in Subang, which manufactures high-precision engineered components serving the aerospace and energy fields.
Mar 29, 2022 // Rooftop PV, Cleantech Solar, Raju Shukla, Senior Aerospace,, Simon Geoffrey Shale
Italy introducing EUR-1.5 bn procedure for rooftop solar in farming
A mandate that attends to the launch of a EUR-1.5-billion (USD 1.65 bn) step to support solar in Italy's agricultural field was joined Friday by agriculture priest Stefano Patuanelli.
Mar 28, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Italy, Europe, rooftop PV
Sungrow inks 300-MW partnership deal in Indonesia
Chinese solar inverter maker Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd (SHE:300274) on Wednesday claimed it has signed a 300-MW strategic partnership agreement with its channel agent, Indonesian solar roof specialist Utomo SolaRUV, to expand its sales in the Indonesian market this year and beyond.
Mar 24, 2022 // Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Sungrow, China, Asia, Indonesia