An AI solar mapper tool has been developed by Total and Google Cloud for estimating the energy potential of residential and business rooftops.
A 160,000m2 rooftop PV system at Audi’s factory in Hungary makes the premises carbon neutral.
Customer Services & Management
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.
Octopus Renewables has announced the acquisition of a 9.1MW portfolio of operational residential UK rooftop solar assets.
The rollout, says the company, comes at a time when consumers across all major categories including commercial, industrial, residential and public sector are now adopting solar energy as a reliable and sustainable solution to meet their energy needs that also holds tremendous potential to save costs.
SMUD has lauded the CEC approval of its Neighborhood SolarShares community solar programme for the 2019 Building Standards, opening the door to community solar.
Policy & Regulation
IFC and Massader signed a loan agreement to finance the construction of hundreds of rooftop solar power projects across the West Bank, Palestine.
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Clinton Foundation have released a new report, Solar Under Storm II, focusing on best practices for installing climate-resistant rooftop solar in high-wind regions.
JinkoSolar has announced the achievement of what it claims to be the maximum conversion efficiency for bifacial solar modules at 22.49%, breaking the previous world record and setting a new industry standard.