India to review rooftop solar subsidies in November

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has nearly finished approving all sanctions for rooftop solar subsidies and the sanctioning process will be reviewed in November, according to Hiren Borah, who heads Solar City, Green Building, grid-connected roof top programmes at MNRE.

US has record Q2 with 2.4GW of solar deployment

The US deployed 2,387MW of solar PV in Q2 2017, its largest ever second quarter, according to the latest reports from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

Sunrun partners with Comcast to offer residential solar to customers

Residential solar, storage and energy services provider Sunrun announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with global media and technology company Comcast designed to spur the adoption of solar energy through the installation of Sunrun’s rooftop PV products.

Australian regulator dumps solar tax proposal to avoid ‘death spiral’

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), responsible for regulating the energy market, has dropped a proposal to let power network companies charge rooftop solar owners for feeding their electricity to the grid in a form of ‘solar tax’, after facing resistance from communities.

London readies new plan to embrace solar

A reverse solar auction is to be run for London homeowners under plans outlined by the mayor Sadiq Khan today, which place community energy schemes at the centre of the city authority’s plans while shutting the door once and for all on a rumoured London feed-in tariff.