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.

GAF Energy's DOE-backed Solar Roof Testing Facility Expansion
GAF Energy's Timberline Solar facility, backed by the US Department of Energy, is set to revolutionize solar roofing technology for more energy-efficient homes.
Jun 20, 2024 // Rooftop PV, doe, GAF Energy
US Rooftop Solar Demand Drops, Production Capacity Soars
Despite a recent dip in residential solar installations, the US solar market is booming with record-breaking numbers and increased production capacity. Bright days ahead for renewable energy!
Jun 6, 2024 // Residential, Rooftop PV, USA, North America
Germany's 258-MW Rooftop Solar Tender: Call for Proposals
Germany's rooftop solar tender offers 258 MW capacity with bids accepted until June 3, 2024. Maximum value set at EUR 0.105 per kWh. Country aims to allocate 900 MW in 2024.
Apr 29, 2024 // Rooftop PV, Germany, tender, Europe
Spie Boosts Solar Presence with MBG Energy Acquisition
Spie SA boosts solar presence with 75% stake in MBG energy GmbH, tapping into Germany's photovoltaic market growth.
Apr 1, 2024 // Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, Spie SA
French C&I Solar Tender: TotalEnergies Dominates with 80.1 MWp
French government allocates 362.2 MWp in rooftop solar PV tender, just shy of 400 MWp target. TotalEnergies leads winners with EUR 102.10 per MWh average price. Next tender offers 400 MWp.
Mar 25, 2024 // Rooftop PV, France, Europe, TotalEnergies
SK Group partners with BCGE to boost Vietnam renewables
SK Eco Plant and BCGE team up to develop 700 MW of renewable energy projects in Vietnam, including wind and solar installations. A green partnership for a sustainable future.
Mar 25, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, SK Group, BCGE
Coro Energizes Vietnam: 50-MW Solar Project Launches
Coro Energy Plc secures 50-MW rooftop solar project in Vietnam with Mobile World Group, paving the way for sustainable energy solutions across local retailer sites.
Mar 12, 2024 // Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, Coro Energy Plc
China's Solar Surge: Large-Scale Growth Outpaces Rooftops
China's solar shift: President Xi Jinping's focus on large-scale projects in inland deserts drives record-breaking installations, with falling module prices fueling growth.
Feb 29, 2024 // Rooftop PV, China, Asia
India's $9 Billion Rooftop Solar Push to Energize Millions
India's ambitious plan to power 10 million homes with rooftop solar panels aims to boost the renewable industry, but cost barriers and loan rates may hinder progress.
Feb 14, 2024 // Rooftop PV, India, Asia
China's Rooftop Solar Boom Faces Grid Capacity Challenges
China's rooftop solar boom faces challenges as grid capacity runs out in multiple regions, highlighting the need for stronger grids and more energy storage. Stricter regulations and calls for policy changes are pushing for sustainable renewable energy adoption.
Jan 10, 2024 // Grids, Rooftop PV, China, Asia
GreenYellow Buys 20 MW Rooftop Solar in France
GreenYellow acquires 20MW of renewable projects from Demeter Investment Managers, creating 7.7GWh of electricity a year. Their mission: helping businesses & communities in their energy transition, with innovative & sustainable projects.
Jan 2, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, France, Europe, GreenYellow
MEC Group Acquires 51% Stake in EnergieSun
MEC Group acquires 51% stake in EnergieSun, a German rooftop solar developer, to expand its renewable energy portfolio. EnergieSun specializes in small to mid-size systems for private customers, with capacity to install up to 200 each month.
Dec 27, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, MEC Group, EnergieSun
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