rooftop solar panel News

  • Commercial rooftop solar

      Many thanks for the opportunity to speak at today’s conference. I’d particularly like to thank Reza Shaybani and the BPVA, for having pulled together such an impressive event. I understand some 300 people are here today, representing hundreds of organisations…from solar developers and installers, to property companies, project managers and financiers. ...

  • New transfer rules for rooftop solar

    A new consultation launched by the government today seeks views on removing a barrier for building-mounted solar PV by allowing medium and large installations to be moved between buildings without loss of Feed-in-Tariff payments. These proposed changes will enable businesses and factories to take solar panels (with a capacity of greater than 50kW) with them when they relocate, allowing them to ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • MassMutual completes rooftop solar project

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) announced today the completion of a $2.4 million solar construction project at its headquarters in Springfield, Mass., reaffirming its commitment to increasing earth-friendly "green" standards in its operations by reducing its environmental impact and improving sustainability. "By installing more than 600 solar panels on the roof of our ...

  • MassMutual completes rooftop solar project

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) announced today the completion of a $2.4 million solar construction project at its headquarters in Springfield, Mass., reaffirming its commitment to increasing earth-friendly "green" standards in its operations by reducing its environmental impact and improving sustainability. "By installing more than 600 solar panels on the roof of our ...

  • CEGA Affiliates Putting Solar on the Rooftops of Southern California

    The energy revolution is here to stay - solar is easier to get than ever. With the reduction in solar panel prices and California's commitment to clean energy, solar easy-accessibility and ...


  • Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

    Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop. The emerging competition comes as utilities and smaller solar installers fight over the future of the U.S. energy system. While the market for residential solar power remains a financial drop in the bucket for a big utility, the installation of solar panels overall grew by more than 50 ...


    By Associated Press

  • FedEx Ground, BP Solar dedicate rooftop solar system

    FedEx Ground, the small-package shipping unit of FedEx Corp., and BP Solar today celebrated Earth Day by dedicating a large rooftop solar-electric system at the FedEx Ground distribution hub here. The companies were honored to share the occasion with Kim Guadagno, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor and other public officials. Completed in December 2009, the solar power project is the third between a ...

  • The UK’s rooftops to become power stations

    Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have been outlined in a new strategy by Energy Minister Greg Barker today. The Solar Strategy, the first of its kind in the UK, sets out the Governments ambition to see solar ...

  • Xunlight Supplies 208 KW of Solar Modules for Two European Rooftop Projects

    Xunlight Corporation ("Xunlight"), an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of flexible and lightweight thin-film silicon solar modules, announced today that it has sold 208 KW of its powerful solar panels through European channel partners for two rooftop installations in Europe. Xunlight's modules will be installed on the rooftops of facilities located in Pezinok, ...


  • Telegraph hill neighborhood center the beneficiary of major new sunpower solar rooftop

    Today was the official unveiling of the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center's (Tel-Hi) new SunPower rooftop solar installation which will ensure the center - which serves the broader San Francisco community - will be more energy efficient for years to come. Initial funding for the project came from a Climatepalooza benefit concert presented by One Atmosphere and headlined by the alternative rock ...

  • Eoplly Partners With SolarBridge to Offer ACPV Rooftop Kits at Solar Power International

    SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL -- Eoplly New Energy Technology Co., a designer and manufacturer of solar products, today announced a partnership with SolarBridge Technologies, a leader in integrated microinverter technologies, to offer a high-efficiency AC module, based on Eoplly's 250W monosilicon solar module and the SolarBridge Pantheon II microinverter. The ACPV system will increase the ...


  • Department of Energy Commits support for landmark rooftop solar project

    Largest Rooftop Project in U.S. History Will Enable Wide Distribution of Solar Power Across Country While Creating at Least a Thousand Jobs U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment to provide a partial guarantee for a $1.4 billion loan to support Project Amp.  This project will support the installation of solar panels on industrial buildings ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department finalizes loan guarantee for transformational rooftop solar project

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department has finalized a partial guarantee for a $1.4 billion loan to support Project Amp.  The solar generation project includes the installation of approximately 752 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, which is over 80% of the total amount of PV installed in the U.S. in 2010.  Project Amp will support the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Lease option increases rooftop solar’s appeal, study says

    Rooftop solar panels are attracting a new demographic of customers who are choosing to lease rather than buy, and enjoying the low upfront costs and immediate savings. The new third-party-lease business model lets homeowners save money the very first month, rather than breaking even a decade later after an initial investment of $10,000 or $20,000. Analysts with the U.S. Department of ...

  • Results from the consultation on transfer rules for rooftop solar announced

    Growth in the commercial and industrial scale building-mounted solar market has been below levels of performance in other European countries, and there is potential for significant growth in the UK. In order to stimulate this sector, the Solar PV Strategy, published in April 2014, set out a number of actions that are intended to remove barriers to Solar PV deployment in this scale including ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • SunRun and Sierra Club Join Forces to Expand Rooftop Solar in Southern California

    SunRun, the nation's leading home solar company, today announced a partnership with the Sierra Club, America's largest grassroots environmental organization, to bring affordable solar to thousands of Southern California homes.  The partnership kicks off the start of summer and helps families save money by taking control of their energy ...


    By Sierra Club

  • The rooftop power station that’s saving £16,500 a month!

    It’s been dubbed “The ultimate rooftop power station”, producing enough electricity to look after the needs of 60 houses. This huge installation, with its latest phase completed Friday May 3rd, is one of the largest factory solar panel projects in the UK, saving Great Barr, West Midlands extrusions company Selecta Systems, £16,500 a month in electricity bills. It ...


    By A1 Solar UK Limited

  • Are printable solar panels the future of solar power?

    "Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn't inspired people to buy, buy, buy," said Johnny Lieu at Mashable​. But new superthin, printable solar panels could bring the price of rooftop solar power down dramatically. Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia are testing solar cells that use electronic inks ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • Trina Solar Announces Complete Large Rooftop Solar Solution for North American Customers

      CHANGZHOU, China, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading vertically-integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, announced the offering of a three-pronged service solution featuring complimentary design services, ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • National University and SPG Solar Complete Multi Carport and Rooftop Solar Power Systems

    New power systems are a direct result of the University's commitment to environmental conservation and sustainability New power systems will provide up to 85% of the electricity at the Technology and Health Sciences Center and 35% of the electricity at the Spectrum Business Park Campus Optimized rooftop and carport power systems will generate more than 1.4 million kilowatt ...


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