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.

Vietnam roof solar records significant boom as more than 9GW set up in 2020
Roof solar setups skyrocketed in Vietnam last year before a tough installment target date for feed-in tariffs, with more than 9GWp of rooftop solar installed in the country.
Jan 6, 2021 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Asia, rooftop PV, Vietnam, evn, fit2
KDC Solar Completes 1.6-Megawatt Solar Power Carport System for CentraState Medical
KDC Solar LLC, a wholly possessed subsidiary of CI Renewables LLC, has begun business procedures of its 1.6 megawatt (MW) solar carport at CentraState Medical in Freehold, New Jersey. The new system will certainly produce approximately 2.1 million kilowatt hrs of solar electrical energy each year. This is the matching of about 253 residences being supplied with all their power for a year.
Jan 4, 2021 // Plants, Rooftop PV, USA, KDC Solar, North America, Alan Epstein, John Gribbin
Vikram Solar Commissions Rooftop Solar Plant at its Manufacturing Facility
Vikram Solar has appointed a 919.73 kWp rooftop solar plant at its manufacturing center in Falta, West Bengal.
Dec 23, 2020 // Plants, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, Vikram Solar, Saibaba Vutukuri
Renesola to Enter in Solar Roof Projects in China & South Asia Under New Brand "Eversola".
On December 17, ReneSola, a globe considered Solar PV Module maker revealed that they have decided to become part of Solar PV rooftop markets in China & various other south Asian nations.
Dec 22, 2020 // Rooftop PV, China, Asia, rooftop PV, renesola, Sky Wang, Eversola, solar PV module
Cleantech Solar completes installment of roof solar arrays at Cargill sites in Thailand
Cleantech Solar has revealed the conclusion of four roof solar PV systems at Cargill sites across Thailand under long-lasting arrangements where Cleantech Solar has actually moneyed, built, as well as will operate as well as keep the systems.
Dec 21, 2020 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Thailand, Asia, rooftop PV, Cleantech Solar, Watcharapon Prasopkiatpoka, Raju Shukla
2020 Trends Making and also Braking Roof Solar in the South
Today the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced its 2020 Solar "Makers" as well as "Brakers" checklist highlighting several of one of the most impactful policies influencing rooftop solar growth throughout the warm South.
Dec 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Southern Environmental Law Center, SELC, Lauren Bowen
EBRD supported very first private PPA in Egypt
With the help of the EBRD's Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) in Egypt, which is sustained by the European Union, Egyptian solar firm SolarizEgypt applied the first roof photovoltaic system with a private-to-private power acquisition contract (PPA) in the country.
Dec 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, PPA, EBRD, Asia, Africa, Egypt
Sungrow materials 2GW of inverters for Vietnamese rooftop PV projects
Sungrow has this year gave 2GW of its SG110CX inverters for use in Vietnamese roof solar PV installments, as the Chinese firm continues to broaden its existence in the nation.
Dec 9, 2020 // Plants, Inverters, Rooftop PV, Sungrow, Asia, rooftop PV, Vietnam
AUI Partners building Rhode Island's biggest single-rooftop solar project
NuGen Capital Management starts building and construction of a 6.76-MWdc roof solar energy system in the business's house state of Rhode Island. The project, comprised of over 16,000 photovoltaic panels, is being set up by AUI Partners on a 560,000 sq ft storage facility in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Complete business operation of the project is expected in early 2021.
Dec 8, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Solar Project, AUI Partners, David Milner, Steven Contente, Joe Walsh, Aaron Rust
883 MW Solar Rooftop Additions in 2020 So Far Powered By Gujarat
India added 883MW of roof solar in very first 9 months of 2020 despite COVID-19 as well as applications of lockdown in different parts of the country.
Nov 19, 2020 // Plants, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV
Victoria supplies extra rebates for rooftop solar and residence battery installments
The Australian state of Victoria has increased down on its rooftop solar as well as house battery aid programme as part of a drive to assist households cover the price of their power expenses while making residential or commercial properties more energy effective.
Nov 17, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Rooftop PV, Victoria, Battery Storage, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, rooftop PV, Oceania, covid-19
Aviva moves to put 'words into activities' with mixed solar and also storage carport in Perth
Insurance company Aviva has opened up among the UK's biggest integrated solar as well as power storage carports at its Perth Office.
Nov 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Rooftop PV, UK, Europe, Aviva, Nick Amin, David Skinn
Port of Hull unveils 6.5 MW UK solar roof covering
Project included 2 years of planning prior to building and construction
Nov 11, 2020 // Plants, Rooftop PV, UK, Europe, rooftop PV, Matt Brailsford
Just how to speed up solar fostering for the underserved
As roof solar rates have fallen, several households at all revenue levels can now save cash by going solar. However, low- and moderate-income homes continue to be much less likely to adopt solar than high-income homes. So, scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) set out to examine if specific policy and also service designs could improve adoption equity in terms of family revenue.
Nov 10, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, USA, rooftop PV, North America, Berkeley Lab, Eric O'Shaughnessy, Galen Barbose, Ryan Wiser, Sydney Forrester, Naim Darghouth
Projects introduced to advertise solar plants in Delhi
The BSES, power Distribution Company (discom) on Monday released a project to advertise fostering of roof solar plants in Safdarjung Enclave as well as Karkardooma locations under the Solar City Programme.
Nov 3, 2020 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Delhi, solar plants