Solar on roofs

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2949
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Following Google's successful launch of a new online tool that allows homeowners in the United States to determine how much solar power their roof could generate, will you work with Google to set up a similar scheme in London?

Answer

Answer for Solar on roofs

Answer for Solar on roofs

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Google's online solar mapping tool, which they are currently testing in a small number of cities in the United States, presents an exciting development in support for homes and businesses wanting to install solar panels. There are also other, similar, tools available and I am exploring the merits of them.  I will also be looking at the barriers to solar PV installation to understand whether these tools are addressing the most significant barriers.