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

OPDE Begins Construction of a New 6.9 MWp Solar Farm in Hothfield, UK

The plant is located near the village of Hothfield, near Ashford (Kent), and it represents a total investment of over £7 million.

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Hitachi Rail Europe to Receive Cost-effective Power and Environmental Benefits for 20 years

A 1MW solar PV system will power Hitachi Rail Europe’s first train manufacturing facility in Europe, at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.  

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Award Winning Brewery Has Solar On Tap

Church End Brewery in Nuneaton is raising a glass to the successful installation of a new solar PV system that will dramatically cut its production costs.  

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East/west Solar Installations Generate Around 30 percent Higher Yields

Photovoltaic installations with east/west orientation generate around 30 percent more solar power than south-facing systems fitted to flat roofs of the same size.

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UK’s First Revolutionary Floating Solar Power System Launches

Floating Solar UK Ltd, is pleased to announce that it has installed and successfully launched the UK’s first fully operational floating solar panel system.

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Solarcentury Selected to Provide Solar Electricity for 11,000 Homes (2)

Primrose Solar has selected leading solar company Solarcentury to build a solar farm on the Southwick Estate in Fareham, Portsmouth that will produce enough clean solar electricity to power 11,000 average-sized homes.

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Compact AC Connection for Photovoltaic Micro Inverters from Phoenix Contact

<p><img style="margin-right: 6px; margin-bottom: 6px; float: left;" title="SUNCLIX Micon" alt="SUNCLIX Micon" src="images/stories/News/2014/october/sunclix.jpg" height="116" width="150" />The new SUNCLIX Micon AC connection system from Phoenix Contact reliably connects photovoltaic modules. The system, which consists of Y-connectors and the matching mains connectors, is so compact that it can be easily installed behind the module frame.</p> <hr id="system-readmore" /> <p>The components offer IP67 protection and are suitable for temperature ranges from -40°C to +90°C.</p> <p>The cables assembled according to customer requests are ideal for currents up to 20 A as well as voltages up to 600 V. In addition to the versions with European certification in cross sections from 0.75 mm2 (branch lines) and 2.5 mm2 (trunk lines), the AWG18 and AWG12 conductor cross sections are also available for the North American market.</p> <p><br />Tags: <a target="_self" title="Phoenix Contact contact details" href="buyers-guide?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&amp;catid=6&amp;sobi2Id=2204">Phoenix Contact</a>, <a target="_self" title="New Product News" href="new-products-and-services">New Product News</a>, <a target="_blank" title="Connection System News" href="http://www.thepanelbuilder.co.uk/connectors">Connection System News</a>, Solar Industry News, <a target="_self" title="e-lec.org latest news" href="latest-news">e-lec.org</a>, SUNCLIX</p>The new SUNCLIX Micon AC connection system from Phoenix Contact reliably connects photovoltaic modules. The system, which consists of Y-connectors and the matching mains connectors, is so compact that it can be easily installed behind the module frame.

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Solar PV Installation Completed at Essex’s New Waste Facility

Installation of a large scale, roof mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system has just been completed on time and to budget by Photon Energy, at the new high tech waste management facility at Basildon, which was due for completion for Essex Waste Partnership at the end of August. This further enhances the environmental credentials of a facility that will aid the county’s recycling and reduce its reliance on landfill.

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SunEdison and TerraForm Power Announce Interconnection of 50 MW of Utility Scale Solar Projects

SunEdison a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, and TerraForm Power, Inc., a global renewable energy company, have announced the interconnection of two large-scale solar projects totalling 50 megawatts (MW) DC in the UK.

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Renewable Technologies Provide Flower Power

TGE Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of renewable energy, has completed a project to provide a successful bulb and flower businesses in Lincolnshire with nearly 5,000MW hours of power.  

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