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Consumers transforming Australia’s electricity market with rooftop PV

Australian consumers are increasingly adopting more dispersed renewable generation from rooftop PV and are causing a transformation of the electricity market - report.

India revises net metering arrangements

India’s Ministry of Power has issued an order setting net metering for rooftop solar installations up to 500kW capacity.

Batteries in homes without solar – South Australia to test their power

Batteries are to be installed in 20 South Australian homes to test their potential as a virtual power plant (VPP).

New distributed generation hits record in Argentina

A record almost 1MW of new distributed generation was installed in April in Argentina, the country’s energy ministry has announced

Australia’s small scale RECs scheme sees record installations in 2020

Over 362,000 rooftop solar PV systems with 3GW of capacity were installed across Australia in 2020, analysis from the CSIRO reveals.

Small-scale distributed generation net metering gets go ahead in Bolivia

Bolivia’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energies has issued regulations to encourage the uptake of small-scale distributed generation

AI Solar Mapper for PV rooftop estimation in Europe

An AI solar mapper tool has been developed by Total and Google Cloud for estimating the energy potential of residential and business rooftops.

Europe’s largest rooftop PV system goes into operation in Hungary

A 160,000m2 rooftop PV system at Audi’s factory in Hungary makes the premises carbon neutral.
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US: SMUD is overpaying rooftop solar customers says study

The study found that the value of solar is 7 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) in 2020 and steadily declines through 2030, as additional solar hits the market.
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Octopus Renewables acquires 9MW UK rooftop solar portfolio

Octopus Renewables has announced the acquisition of a 9.1MW portfolio of operational residential UK rooftop solar assets.