Disappointing Numbers from Rooftop Capital in India India’s rooftop solar sector has failed to grow despite numerous government policies and incentives as the regulations, red tape and discom opposition makes it a herculean task to install a rooftop solar system in India. Given the high financing costs and a lack of awareness in residential segment, […]

Rooftop Solar slows down in India For anyone who has dealt with lower level government officials in India, the sloth and corruption prevalent amongst these employees is a fact of life. Giving bribes is expected and everyone takes it for granted. In these conditions, growing rooftop solar which requires cooperation and a multitude of approvals […]

Integrated Solar Roofing System While rooftop is catching flare all around the globe, we have a new technology that integrates solar into the roof of your house increasing the home aesthetic. This option is available in various colors too. According to Forward Labs, this technological innovation can be simply put as “solar and roofing as […]

Sunrun Q2 2016 Results Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ: RUN) installed 65 MW of solar panels in Q2 2016, exceeding its 60 MW target. The full year installation guidance stands in between 270-280 MW, which accounts for a growth of more than 35% from the installation numbers in the last year. This is even higher than that […]

India to boost Rooftop Solar with another 1 GW Tender The Indian government is pressing hard on growing solar rooftop capacity, which remains a huge laggard as compared to the utility scale solar segment. The government has recently come up with a huge 500 MW tender, which saw decent though not enthusiastic participation from a […]

Cost benefit Analysis of a Rooftop Solar System Installing a rooftop solar system is a long term investment and hence proper prudence and vigilance must be exercised before making the commitment. There are two major costs involved in installing a solar system – installation and maintenance cost. As we already know by now that the […]