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.

Solar prices have fallen 82% because 2010
The levelized price of energy created by large scale solar plants is around $0.068/ kWh, contrasted to $0.378 ten years back and the cost fell 13.1% between 2018 as well as in 2015 alone, according to numbers released by the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Rooftop PV, Saudi Arabia, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, India, South Korea, China, Australia, Chile, South america, Europe, Asia, IRENA, rooftop PV, Oceania, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Africa, Mexico, North America, Peru, WORLD, covid-19, United States
Australian roof PV market continues to flourish
Australia's rooftop PV fleet remains to grow despite uncertainty bordering the episode of the pandemic, posting one more big month above 200 MW. Mega-household solar systems are growing in popularity, however stores as well as installers can see the storm clouds gathering.
Jun 3, 2020 // Rooftop PV, Australia, rooftop PV, Oceania, Tristan Edis
A 17.5%-efficient dark grey solar tile
U.K. company Roof covering Tiles Technology Ltd has created a solar tile with a claimed effectiveness of 17.5% and power outcome of 175 W per square meter. The company's owner, Antonio Lanzoni, claimed a PV system including the item would certainly cost 25-30% greater than a typical solar rooftop.
May 29, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Rooftop PV, UK, Europe, Roof Tiles Technology Ltd, Antonio Lanzoni
Dutch grid drivers will not need to compensate for shut down solar rooftops
Preacher of economic events and also climate modification, Eric Wiebes, has actually written to parliament to validate grid companies do not have to pay PV system owners when their installments are disconnected from the network due to capability concerns or poor-quality voltage.
May 28, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance, Grids, Rooftop PV, Europe, rooftop PV, Netherlands, Eric Wiebes
Israeli national lottery game sustains roof PV program with $0.12/ kWh feed-in tariff
The incentive scheme awards a 23-year, $0.12/ kWh feed-in tariff to roof arrays with a generation ability of approximately 200 kW. Currently, 141 municipalities have actually applied to set up 116 MW of roof solar ability and also the federal government has actually raised the program's spending plan from $28.5 million to $143 million.
May 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Rooftop PV, Asia, Israel, rooftop PV, tariff
Spruce Finance gets 53-MW residential roof profile from Clearway Power
Spruce Finance has actually gotten Clearway Energy's whole profile of residential solar properties. The bargain is Spruce's biggest to day.
May 15, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance, Rooftop PV, Spruce Finance, Christian Fong
Romanian oil carrier goes solar
OMV Petrom has actually set up roof PV ranges on 40 of its filling station throughout Romania.
May 15, 2020 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Europe, rooftop PV, Romania, OMV Petrom, Radu Capraum
Australia's roof PV juggernaut displaces nonrenewable fuel source generators
The unstoppable development of Australia's roof PV fleet remains to eat into the pie formerly booked for coal as well as gas, a brand-new audit of the National Electricity Market reveals. At the same time, the country's power usage has actually continued to be mainly level regardless of the financial downturn set off by the Covid-19 pandemic.
May 14, 2020 // Residential, Rooftop PV, Australia, rooftop PV, Oceania, covid-19, Hugh Saddler
Uttarakhand to Empanel EPC Contractors for Rooftop Solar Projects
UREDA has actually released a tender for empanelment of the EPC professionals for appointing of roof and also tiny solar plants at different places in Uttarakhand.
May 12, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, Uttarakhand, UREDA
Leading 10 Rooftop Solar States by Installed Capacity in India
India has actually established among the globe's most enthusiastic targets of 175 gigawatts (GW) for renewable resource capability enhancement by 2022, consisting of 100 GW for solar, 60 GW for wind, 10 GW for bioenergy and also 5 GW for little hydro-power. Out of the solar's 100 GW capability, 40 GW will certainly originate from roof solar and also 60 GW from ground-mounted solar projects. Below we consider the leading 10 roof solar states by mounted capability in the nation.
May 8, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV
Solar buying in the Sunshine State
Rounding off a huge week for solar in Queensland, Premier Palaszczuk revealed the collaboration in between Energy Queensland had Yurika and also the Queensland Investment Corporation which will certainly see 15 MW of solar mounted throughout 5 shopping center.
May 8, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, Australia, Oceania, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Michael O’Brien
Power-to-heat-to-power storage space for roof PV
Researchers in Spain have actually analyzed the stability of 'power-to-heat-to-power storage space' in a property solar setup in Madrid. The innovation can decrease power costs by greater than 70% as well as would certainly have a 12 to 15-year repayment duration, according to the scientists.
May 7, 2020 // Technology, Residential, Storage, Rooftop PV, Spain, Europe, rooftop PV
Tender Issued for Rooftop Solar Plants at 8 Railway Stations
The Alipurduar Division of the NF Railway has actually released a tender for the installment of roof solar plants at 8 train terminals as well as a giant
May 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, tender, Asia, rooftop PV, NF Railway, Railway stations
Spanish oil titan pressing area solar
Oil and also gas company Repsol has actually released Solmatch, the country's very first big solar neighborhood.
May 6, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance, Grids, Rooftop PV, Spain, Europe, repsol, Solmatch
India included 1534 MW of roof solar in fiscal year 2019
China's Growatt became the biggest roof solar inverter distributor, asserting around 21% of the 1534 MW market, complied with by opponents Solis (18%) and also Sungrow (17%).
May 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance, Rooftop PV, India, China, Asia, Growatt