rooftop solar

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.
hungary

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.
SMUD solar

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.
US solar pv

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.
Tata Solar India

India: Tata Power announces expansion of rooftop solar to 90 cities

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.
California community solar

California mandates solar for new homes, but residents have an alternative

SMUD has lauded the CEC approval of its Neighborhood SolarShares community solar programme for the 2019 Building Standards, opening the door to community solar.
Palestine Solar

Palestine’s West Bank to gain rooftop solar thanks to funding boost

IFC and Massader signed a loan agreement to finance the construction of hundreds of rooftop solar power projects across the West Bank, Palestine.
solar panel weather

RMI, Clinton Foundation report to aid rooftop solar storm resilience

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 module

JinkoSolar claims world record for bifacial solar module efficiency

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.
aemo

AEMO releases ‘2020 Integrated System Draft Plan’

AEMO has released it's Draft 2020 Integrated System Plan and it calls for significant increases in renewable energy.

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