Kerala’s dream of solarising every roof

With the world’s first solar-powered airport, as well as India’s first solar education centre and floating PV projects, the state of Kerala has been a frontrunner in innovation and now its industry has an eye on a hugely ambitious rooftop solar goal - KREEPA Green Power Expo 2017.

PV Talk: Solar and storage inverter trends

With the rise of solar-plus-storage applications round the world, Frank Qiao, sales director at Growatt New Energy, talks to PV Tech about some of the key inverter trends and new products.

Florida officially enshrines solar tax break into law

Florida governor Rick Scott officially signed AB 90 into law on Friday – the bill that implement’s 2016 Amendment 4 by making solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning next year.

Indian holy city Varanasi has potential for 676MW rooftop solar – CEED

The Indian city of Varanasi, famed for its burning ghats along the banks of the River Ganges, has the potential for 676MW of rooftop solar installations by using just 8.3% of available roof space, according to a report from the Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED).

Orix JV with Sun Group for C&I solar in India

Emerging market investor Sun Group has entered a joint venture partnership with Japanese financial services group Orix, to develop commercial and industrial (C&I) solar projects in India.

Florida legislature unanimously passes solar tax break

In a 33-0 vote, the Florida legislature has passed SB 90 – the bill that would implement Amendment 4 and make solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning in 2018.