Indian rooftop solar nearly doubles in a year

India reached 1,396MW of rooftop solar deployment at the end of March, with nearly half (678MW) of this installed just in the fiscal year 2016-17, according to the latest ‘India Solar Rooftop Map’ from Bridge to India.

SMA, Cypress Creek enter into master service agreement

Inverter supplier SMA America has signed off on a 10-year Master Service Agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables, under which SMA will take part in inverter preventative maintenance services for a portfolio of solar projects, primarily located in North Carolina.

Movers & Shakers: Vivint Solar, ABB, Manz AG, SMA Inovateus Solar and More

This week's Movers & Shakers focuses on big career moves in Germany, India and the US. SMA Americas plans a major push into the US market, the International Solar Alliance welcomes a new interim director and India's Hartek Group takes on BHEL's Jeet Chhatwal to develop innovative automated systems and procedures for day-to-day activities which further improve productivity and bring more efficiency.

SMA sets up subsidiary in Brazil

Germany-based inverter manufacturer SMA Solar Technology is setting up a subsidiary in Brazil, which will provide residential, commercial and utility-scale solar solutions as well as other services in the Latin American country.