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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Mersen Participates At Both Intersolar Europe And Electrical Energy Storage Europe In Munich

MERSEN solar pvMersen, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, will exhibit in Munich during two parallel events at the same exhibition site.

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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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Powersun Urges Businesses To Apply For Carbon Trust Funding Before The Money Runs Out

Thousands of UK businesses hoping to save money and reduce their carbon footprint by implementing energy efficiency schemes could potentially miss out on funding from the Carbon Trust’s Green Business Fund, according to Powersun’s director Ian Brent-Smith.

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1500VDC Rated Surge-Trap PV Surge Protective Device From Mersen

STP T2 PVMersen Electrical Power enlarges their HelioProtection® Program with this 1500VDC Surge Protective Device for protecting large PV production plants.

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Silence From Chancellor Leaves Rooftop Solar Facing Unprecedented Business Rate Hike

There was no announcement today from the Chancellor to drop business rate hikes of up to 800% on organisations using their own rooftop solar. The STA is concerned for 44,000 solar microgenerators, who are currently exempt from business rates, and who face a nasty shock from April.

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