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.

Indonesia: USD 2.6m Loan Powers Shizen JV's Rooftop Solar
Alam Energy, a joint venture between Shizen Energy and other companies, has secured a loan of IDR-41 billion to develop and operate rooftop solar power installations for commercial and industrial customers in Indonesia. Help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and work towards a carbon neutral future with Alam Energy.
Dec 1, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Asia, Indonesia, Shizen Energy
Bulgaria Launches 200 MW Rooftop Solar Push
Discover how Bulgaria is taking measures to increase the deployment of rooftop solar energy and its potential impact on households. Learn how legislation changes are promoting green energy use in the Balkan country.
Nov 8, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Europe, Bulgaria
Solarvest Acquires 12.8MW in Vietnam
Solarvest has achieved a milestone by acquiring 11 rooftop solar photovoltaic installation projects located in Vietnam, with a combined capacity of 12.8MWp. The expansion plan provides additional income and job opportunities and is expected to strengthen the company's position in the region. Davis Chong Chun Shiong is delighted at the progress made in Solarvest's expansion efforts.
Sep 25, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, PV Power Plant, Solarvest
Japan Benex Switches on 4-MW Roof-Rented PV Array
Japan Benex Corporation launched a 4-MW rooftop solar array in Ibaraki prefecture, central Japan. Benefit from the electricity and environmental value produced with one of Japan's largest roof-rented photovoltaic arrays, featuring 7,280 solar modules capable of producing 4.16 million kWh of electricity annually.
Sep 21, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Japan, Asia, Benex
France Awards 378 MW in C&I Solar Tender
France's C&I rooftop PV applications have been awarded 860+ MW since 2017, demonstrating the country's commitment to sustainable energy goals.
Aug 29, 2023 // Rooftop PV, France, tender, Europe
SkipRail: Less Rails, More Savings
Pegasus Solar has unveiled SkipRail, a clamp that cuts down mounting needs for pitched roofs, saving installers time & materials while providing certified wind/snow load ratings of 160-mph & 40 psf. Now available from distributors nationwide.
Aug 9, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Pegasus Solar
KFC Shines with Solar-Powered Stores
KFC Philippines is taking sustainability to the next level, with over 64 solar rooftops installed, generating 2,600,000 kWh annually and reducing CO2 emissions by 606,164 kg. 80 solar-powered branches planned by 2023, with parking lot solar panels and eco-friendly delivery.
Aug 7, 2023 // Rooftop PV, KFC
NY's Largest Rooftop Solar: Open to Subscribers
Medline Industries completed the largest rooftop solar project in New York, a 7.2-MW community solar project funded by $8 million of private and public investment. This project is estimated to benefit 600 residents and create 266 new jobs. PowerFlex CEO commends Medline’s commitment to sustainability.
Jul 21, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, USA, New York, North America, rooftop solar project
Cleantech Solar Ignites 3.4 MW Rooftop Solar in Malaysia
Cleantech Solar has recently commissioned a 3.4 MWp rooftop solar PV system for the manufacturing unit of Konica Minolta Business Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. in Malacca, Malaysia. The project is set to generate 66 GWh of clean energy and reduce emissions by 52 kilotonnes, helping Konica Minolta reach their 2050 renewable energy goals.
Jul 17, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Malaysia, Asia, Cleantech Solar
Duke and Amazon: 2-MW Rooftop Solar Project In Kentucky
Duke Energy and Amazon have launched a 2-MW rooftop solar project in Northern Kentucky, providing clean energy to 400 homes and businesses. The project is part of Amazon's commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040. Duke Energy has three other solar sites in the region.
Jul 7, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, Amazon, Duke Energy, North America, Solar Project
BayWa r.e. to Build Record-Breaking Solar Rooftop in Germany
BayWa r.e. and Goodman Group have agreed to build 18 MWp of rooftop solar capacity at Marl Logistics Centre, Germany's largest single-roof solar system. 43,000 modules will be installed by end of 2023. This project is part of Goodman's target to reach 400 MWp of PV installed globally by 2025. 24 projects and 60 MWp installed this year.
Jun 26, 2023 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, baywa r.e.
Coro Energy Acquires 2.39MW Rooftop Solar in Vietnam
Coro Energy has signed a USD-1.3-million agreement to acquire a 2.39 MW rooftop solar portfolio in Vietnam, with an 18-year power purchase agreement and a payment plan including cash, new shares, and existing specialist debt. Completion expected in Q4 2023.
Jun 16, 2023 // Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, Coro Energy
TotalEnergies ENEOS to acquire rooftop solar arrays in Vietnam
The joint venture (JV) of French energy group TotalEnergies SE (EPA: TTE) as well as Japan's ENEOS Holdings Inc (TYO:5020) will acquire a 3.4-MWp rooftop solar portfolio in Vietnam from Sao Mai Solar Company, with plans to develop much more.
Jun 6, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, solar arrays, TotalEnergies Eneos
Decom Solar decommissions and recycles 360-kW solar array for Target
Decom Solar has successfully finished the decommissioning of a 360-kW rooftop solar array in Los Angeles, California, for Target Corporation and PowerFlex. The previous system included legacy Shell Powerlight modules, Xantrax inverters and also an incorporated PowerGuard flat racking option. The whole project, including the removal of all system equipment, was completed within 3 weeks.
May 31, 2023 // Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Target, solar array, Decom Solar
Emergent Solar completes 210-kW rooftop project near Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Emergent Solar Energy has finished its latest commercial project, a 210-kW, roof-mounted bifacial solar setup, at the Indianapolis head office of Abel Construction Company, near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
May 29, 2023 // Rooftop PV, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, Emergent Solar