OneRoof Energy, a US-based residential solar company, has raised $50m to launch its leasing programme so homeowners can now integrate solar into their new roof at no upfront cost.

Hanwha International, part of the South Korea-based Hanwha Group conglomerate that holds a controlling interest in the Hanwha SolarOne manufacturer, led OneRoof‘s series A round in return for "a significant, non-controlling stake".

Simon Lee, chief executive of Hanwha International, said: "With OneRoof Energy’s deep channel access and ease of…

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