Rooftop PV News

After Record 2021, Roof Solar Likely To Face Headwinds In Australia
In this occasional Country collection for 2022, we begin with Australia, where 2021 was a standout year for solar. What does 2022 hold? As well as how will Australia keep expanding its sustainable base?
Jan 24, 2022 // Rooftop PV, Australia, Oceania, green hydrogen, curtailment, International, Suncable, Australian Photovoltaic Institute, Big Battery, Institute for Sustainable Futures
China Installed Record Amount of Roof Solar in 2021
Bigger scale projects stuttered because of delays and also high costs Chinese lenders lowered borrowing costs for a second month
Jan 21, 2022 // Rooftop PV, China, Asia
Europeans Rush to Lower Power Use as Household Bills Soar
Surging expenses drive demand for roof solar, added insulation Federal governments throughout region transfer to subsidize performance cost savings
Jan 18, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Europe, Vegard Wiik Vollset, Alex Mezler
Net metering expert slams California's 'regressive' rooftop solar policy proposals
Proposed net metering (NEM) rules in California that would certainly add a US$ 8/kW per month grid access fee for domestic solar systems have actually been described as "regressive as well as inaccessible with reality" by a NEM policy expert.
Jan 14, 2022 // Residential, Storage, Policy, Rooftop PV, California, USA, Elon Musk, NEM, CPUC, California Public Utilities Commission, North America, electric vehicles, Gavin Newsom
NREL partners International Code Council to streamline property solar permitting in the United States
A new partnership in between the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the International Code Council (ICC) will certainly aim to enhance the adoption of software that instantly authorizes permits for rooftop solar systems.
Jan 13, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Rooftop PV, USA, NREL, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, North America, software, SolarAPP+, The International Code Council
GAF Energy introduces 'globe's first nailable solar shingle', intends to utilize sister business to roll out across United States
Integrated solar roof company GAF Energy has actually launched the "globe's first nailable solar shingle", or rooftile, as part of its Timberline Solar roof covering system that integrates solar innovation right into rooftop frameworks.
Jan 5, 2022 // Technology, Rooftop PV, USA, rooftop PV, North America, doe, GAF Energy, Martin DeBono, solar shingles
Dubai Investments to power 2 glass production sites with roof PV systems
Dubai Investments PJSC (DFM: DINV) has actually coordinated with French multi-energy major TotalEnergies SE (EPA: TTE) to set up 1.75 MWp of roof PV systems on 2 of its glass producing sites in the UAE as part of its sustainability approach.
Dec 28, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Asia, UAE, Dubai Investments PJSC, TotalEnergies SE
Berliner Stadtwerke to establish 23-MW of PV systems on public buildings
German electrical utility Berliner Stadtwerke GmbH will set up more than 300 photovoltaic (PV) solar systems with a complete capacity of virtually 23 MW on the roofs of public buildings in Berlin by 2024.
Dec 17, 2021 // Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, Berliner Stadtwerke GmbH
New EU buildings proposal would certainly accelerate on-site solar installs, trade body claims
Trade organization SolarPower Europe has invited a proposal from the European Union's executive branch that would certainly see all brand-new buildings in the bloc be powered by renewables "as for possible" as well as produce no on-site carbon exhausts from fossil fuels from 2030.
Dec 17, 2021 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Rooftop PV, SolarPower Europe, European Union, european commission, European Green Deal, EnergyStorageEU
Japan's Shizen inks PPA to set up 2.2 MW of rooftop solar in Malaysia
Japanese renewables designer Shizen Energy Inc, with its Malaysian subsidiary, has actually signed a long-term power acquisition contract (PPA) under which it will certainly set up a roof solar power selection with a minimal capacity of 2.2 MW in Malaysia.
Dec 14, 2021 // Rooftop PV, Japan, Malaysia, PPA, Asia, Shizen
India includes 11.1 GW of solar PV, a boost of 249% on the exact same period last year
India added around 11.1 GW of solar capacity from January to November, which is a 249% get on installments for the exact same duration last year, bringing its mounted renewables capacity to roughly 104GW, according to research by JMK Research.
Dec 14, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, India, Asia, JMK Research
Rise of Solar Rooftops to Accelerate Coal's Exit in Australia
Power sector is undertaking a more rapid adjustment, AEMO states About half of residences anticipated to have roof solar by 2032
Dec 10, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Australia, AEMO, Oceania
US SEC Initiates Investigation Against Tesla Over Disclosures Linked To Solar Tiles
The problem of fire security has been an increasing issue. Since 2015 the Fire Administration has recorded 155 fires triggered by solar setups in the United States, with 84 being property systems as well as 71 being non-residential. The majority of concerns can be mapped to faulty setups.
Dec 7, 2021 // Residential, Rooftop PV, USA, TESLA, Amazon, Walmart, North America, Steven Henkes complaint, Tesla-SEC
TotalEnergies to set up 1.7-MWp roof solar array in Vietnam
French power significant TotalEnergies SE (EPA: TTE) will construct a 1.7-MWp solar array on a rooftop of a footwear manufacturing facility possessed by China's Huali Industrial Group Co Ltd (SHE:300979) in Vietnam.
Dec 6, 2021 // Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, solar array, TotalEnergies
Solar Marketplace Otovo Powers Up German Presence
Norwegian solar marketplace company Otovo has actually started operations in Germany. That takes the country count to 7 for the firm introduced in 2016 to make solar roof installations a less complicated task for consumers.
Dec 6, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, Andreas Thorsheim, Otovo