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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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Pig Farm Sees The Sense In Solar

Renewable specialists TGE Group has recently completed an ambitious three-phase commercial solar PV installation for Patrick Dean Ltd, a Lincolnshire farming company that produces 14,000 pigs a year for Morrisons supermarket, in order to reduce energy costs at their 570 sow pig unit following ongoing concern regarding the farm’s rising energy bills.

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Toyota Harvest Solar Energy to Power UK Engine Production

On 21 August a large-scale embedded solar array was officially switched on at Toyota UK’s engine production centre at Deeside in North Wales, by Edwina Hart AM, Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport.

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Summer Surge In Energy Production

Eco Energy World has enjoyed a summer surge in energy production after connecting five solar PV projects with a combined output of 70MW in quick succession.

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Solarsense Install UKs Largest Local Authority Rooftop PV System

Solarsense has completed the largest Local Authority owned PV system in the UK on the roof of the Northacre Resource Recovery Centre (RRC).

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Conergy Acquires New Solar Projects Totaling 17.95MWp

Conergy, one of the world’s largest solar downstream companies, has announced that it has acquired the rights to build and operate two solar power plants in the UK with a combined capacity of 17.95MWp from the developer Solar Securities for an undisclosed sum.

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