Better Regulation Could See House Building And CO2 Reductions Go Hand In Hand

The scrapping of the Zero Carbon Homes policy in July 2015 [1] has left a policy vacuum that urgently needs filling, says the Solar Trade Association.

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Renusol To Present New PV Mounting System for Flat Roofs at Ecobuild

At Ecobuild in London, Renusol is introducing its new ballasted flat-roof mounting system FS10-S and FS18-S for mounting south-facing photovoltaic panels.

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New Solar Farm at London's Southend Airport

Stobart Developments, part of the Stobart Group, built the 2.5 megawatt solar photovoltaic array on 3.2 hectares of unused grassland north of the airport site at a cost of £2million.

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WElink Energy and BSR Team up with Chinese Building Firm in a £1.1bn Deal

In a major boost for the UK's green housing sector, WElink Energy yesterday announced a new £1.1bn deal with China National Building Materials (CNBM) to develop thousands of zero-carbon homes in the UK.

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Energy Storage System Supports District Isolated from Mains Electricity for a Record 5 Hours

PCS²’s energy storage systemFollowing a test period over several months on “Concept Grid” - EDF R&D’s1 experimental platform in Seine-et-Marne - teams from French distribution system operator ERDF2 and power conversion specialists, SOCOMEC, have successfully validated the islanding of an entire district for periods up to a record 5 hours.

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Panasonic Upgrades European HIT® Product Guarantee to 15 Years

The product guarantee extension comes after Panasonic continues to record strong reliability across its photovoltaic Module HIT® range in Europe.

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Lightsource Connects 23 New Solar Sites in One Month

Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s leading solar energy company, has connected 23 new sites in December totalling more than 100MW of new capacity. This includes 14 sites connected under the Feed-In tariff (FIT) and 9 sites under the Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROC) schemes.

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Canadian Solar Energizes Five UK Solar Power Plants

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it has energized an additional five solar power plants, totaling 22.9 MWp, bringing its total fleet of solar power plants in operation in the United Kingdom to 63.1 MWp.

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SPDs for DC protection of PV systems Up to 1500VDC and UL listed

STP T2 PVMersen Electrical Power is pleased to announce the launch of a surge protection device for 1500VDC, the Surge-Trap® STPT2-40K1500V-YPV(M).

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Solar industry puts forward emergency £1 solar rescue plan

The solar industry is putting forward an emergency rescue plan for British solar which will cost just £1 on bills in 2019 as an alternative to the Government’s proposed cuts to the Feed-in Tariff for the technology. [1]

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