The Solar Digest for Solar Power, Solar Energy and Photovoltaic PV News - Installation

Solar Trade Association Sounds Deployment Alarm As Solar Hits ‘crunch point’

The STA has published a summary of current solar deployment [1] at a major crunch point for the solar industry. This was reported in national media over the Easter weekend. The data shows that this year, solar retrofits on existing homes amounted to the equivalent of one roof per MP constituency per week, and the equivalent nationally of only one large factory roof per month.

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Photon Install 165.55 kWp PV System For Hampshire’s New £23m Leisure Facility

Photon Energy has recently commissioned a 165.55 kWp rooftop solar PV system for Hart District Council’s new flagship Hart Leisure Centre, built by main contractor Willmott Dixon. The £23 million building, now one of the largest leisure facilities in Hampshire, opened its doors to the public earlier this month.

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Harworth Seals Deal For New 5MW Solar Farm Near Former Colliery

Harworth Group plc has expanded its portfolio of renewable energy projects with the completion of a deal to construct a 5MW solar farm in 28 acres of land near the former Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire.

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Largest Roof Mounted Solar Array In UK University Sector Planned

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) plans to quadruple its solar generating capacity with an impressive 450kWp roof-mounted array at Frenchay Campus. This array is set to be the largest single roof-mounted array in the UK University sector.

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More Solar Helps Bournemouth University Go Green

Bournemouth University’s new flagship Fusion Building incorporating a 95 kWp solar photovoltaic (PV) array, designed and installed by Photon Energy, was officially opened September 2016.

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Photon Energy Breaks New Ground On 1.175MWp Solar Photovoltaic System

The new 1.175MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) system in the grounds of Christ’s Hospital school in Horsham, W Sussex, is an important milestone for Photon Energy as it is the company’s first large-scale ground mounted installation. The system was handed over at the end of February, 2016. 

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University To Install Largest Single Roof-mounted Solar Panel Array In UK HEI Sector

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) plans to quadruple its solar generating capacity this summer with an impressive 450kWp roof-mounted array at Frenchay Campus. This array is set to be the largest single roof-mounted array in the UK University sector.

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Lightsource Connects UK’s First Contracts for Difference Project

Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s leading solar energy generator, has announced the connection of the UK’s first Contracts for Difference (CfD) solar farm with £8.7million of funding from The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (“RBS”).

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Ashton Gate Stadium Partners with Bristol City Council in Solar PV Project

Solar PV panels and a biofuel boiler designed to help reduce the stadium’s carbon emissions by 20% have been installed during its £45million rebuild.

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ReneSola Connects 26MW of Community Solar Projects to UK Grid

ReneSola Ltd, a leading brand and technology provider of energy-efficient products and project developer, has announced the completion and grid connection of six utility-scale projects in the United Kingdom in June 2016.

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