Benefits Of Rooftop PV In US Not For All: Report
Using Data From Google’s Project Sunroof & American Community Survey, Researchers From Tufts University, and University of California, Berkeley Claim Racial & Ethnic Injustice In Rooftop Solar Participation In United States
Sunday, 27 Jan 2019
For the purpose of their study on racial and ethnic differences impacting rooftop solar deployment, the authors used location of existing and potential sites for rooftop PV from Google’s Project Sunroof with demographic information from the American Community Survey as data.
Largest PV Rooftop Project In Singapore
Sembcorp To Deploy 7.9 MW Rooftop Solar Power Capacity On 3 Cache Logistics Trust Properties, With 6.2 MW For A Single Location Alone
Friday, 04 Jan 2019
All 3 rooftop solar projects for Cache Logistics in Singapore are scheduled to be up and running in mid-2019, generating 9,400 MWh of clean energy annually. Pictured is a solar power plant deployed by Sembcorp in Mervadar, Gujarat, India.
Shams Dubai Installs 50 MW Rooftop PV
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Registers Requests For Nearly 324 MW Under Shams Dubai Initiative While Confirming Installations Of Close To 50 MW
Monday, 20 Aug 2018
The newly commissioned solar carport with 2 MW capacity at DEWA headquarters and MOCCAE premises uses 6,700 locally manufactured solar modules to cover 885 parking spaces.
Oman Rooftop PV Scheme Goes Online
Rooftop Solar Systems Installed Under Oman’s Sahim Scheme Getting Connected To Grid; Authority For Electricity Regulation To Launch Phase 2
Thursday, 12 Jul 2018
Oman already has a few larger solar rooftop installations. Shell, which is running a Solar into Schools program in Oman, has installed several solar rooftop systems in the country.
Last Round Of Green Homes Slovakia
Over €30 Million ($34.9 Million) Awarded By Slovak Innovation And Energy Agency (SEIA) Under Green Homes Pilot Project Scheduled To End In December 2018
Wednesday, 04 Jul 2018
Slovakia ‘s Green Homes program has enjoyed considerable success among households, prompting SEIA to continue after the pilot project ends in December 2018.
Singapore Awards 50 MW Rooftop PV Tender
Housing & Development Board Auctions 50 MW Rooftop PV Capacity To Consortium Of Sembcorp Solar Singapore & Kurihara Kogyo
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018
Singapore plans to operate 350 MW of solar power capacity by 2020, out of which its Housing & Development Board plans to install 220 MW.
Taiwan Steps up Efforts To Promote Rooftop PV
Local Governments In Taiwan To Rope In Private-Sector Firms To Deploy Solar Panels And National Utility Taiwan Power To Purchase All Generated Power
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018
The Taiwanese government has taken upon itself to boost the installation of rooftop solar panels.
PV Retrofits For Barbados Government Buildings
As Of October 13 Government Buildings In Barbados Will Be Retrofitted With Solar Panels To Save $16 Million; Other Public Buildings Will Also Receive Solar Rooftops
Friday, 18 Aug 2017
The Minister with Responsibility for Energy in Barbados has hired local installer Solar Watts Systems Inc. to install PV systems at the government headquarters starting October 2017.
Saudi Arabia Approves Net Metering Program
PV Installations Of 1 kW To 1 MW Eligible For Net Metering In Saudi Arabia
Monday, 14 Aug 2017
Saudi Arabia’s Electricity & Cogeneration Regulatory Authority (ECRA) has approved a net metering scheme for solar power systems. Titled ‘Small-Scale Solar PV Systems Regulations’ the scheme will cover PV systems from 1 kW to 1 MW.
India’s 4.8 GW H1 Installations Top 2016 Additions
Cumulative Solar Power Capacity Of India Now Close To 14 GW With 7 States Crossing 1 GW Level By End of June
Thursday, 10 Aug 2017
Andhra Pradesh leads the rest of Indian states in terms of solar power as the only state having installed over 2 GW end of H1/2017, followed by Rajasthan with 1.9 GW, Telangana with 1.87 MW, Karnataka with 1.28 MW, Gujarat with 1.17 MW and Madhya Pradesh with 1.16 MW.
Govt Panel Finds Rooftop Target ‘Unrealistic’
Parliamentary Panel Report Asks Indian Government To Reconsider Rooftop PV Target Of 40 GW By 2022
Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017
An Indian Parliamentary Panel has confirmed what some industry analysts and market experts have been maintaining for quite a while. It has termed Indian government’s rooftop solar target of 40 GW by 2022 as ‘unrealistic’.
New Record Low Tariff of 2.20 INR/kWh in India
Lowest Indian Bid Of $0.034/kWh Received In 500 MW Rooftop Solar SECI Tender Even Beats Latest Record Low Solar Park Tariff
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017
The lowest rooftop PV project tariff of 2.20 INR per kWh that was bid in SECI’s 500 MW solar rooftop tender is even lower than the lowest tariff for large scale PV in India.
Nike Belgium Adds PV Rooftop System
2.2 MW Solar Power System Installed On Nike Distribution Center In Flanders – The Largest PV Rooftop System Commissioned Since 2013
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017
Flemish Minister of Energy Bart Tommelein inaugurated the 2.2 MW rooftop solar system on the rooftop of a Nike Distribution Center in Belgium.
TERI & BRPL To Study PV Rooftop Grid Effects
Indian Research Institute TERI Joins Hands With Delhi Utility To Study Challenges & Offer Solutions For Rooftop Solar Integration
Friday, 14 Jul 2017
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), an Indian energy research institute, has joined hands with BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) to help smooth large-scale PV rooftop penetration in India.
NSP Bifacial 2 MW Rooftop System in Taiwan
Taiwanese Solar Module Maker NSP Set To Construct First Rooftop PV System With Its Double-Glas BiFi Modules
Wednesday, 05 Jul 2017
Taiwanese solar module maker Neo Solar Power Corporation (NSP) has announced that it will be using its P-type Double Glass and Double Side generation modules for the first time in a rooftop solar system in Taiwan.
Filipino Firm Proposes 5 GW Solar Plan
Solar Philippines Wants To Replace All Planned Coal Power Plants With Solar Plus Storage Farms In The Country
Wednesday, 05 Jul 2017
A solar rooftop power plant developer in the Philippines has proposed to replace all planned coal plants with solar & battery storage farms in the country.
Quebec Planning 100 MW PV Plant
Canada’s Quebec Announces Plans For Utility Scale PV Project & Smart Solar Home Demonstration Project As Part of 2030 Energy Policy
Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017
The first action plan of Quebec’s 2030 Energy Policy includes setting up of a 100 MW utility scale solar power plant, another is a ‘smart and solar home’ demonstration project.
Alberta Announces $36 Million Solar Program
Canadian Province Alberta Aiming For 140 MW PV Capacity By 2022; Offering Rebates For Residential And Commercial Segments
Friday, 23 Jun 2017
Speaking at the launch of Residential and Commercial Solar Program, Minister of Environment and Parks Shannon Phillips said that through the new solar incentive scheme the province is hoping to increase the solar uptake to 140 MW by 2022 and create some 900 solar jobs.
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