Britain Now Boasts over 650,000 Solar PV Installations of all Shapes and Sizes

Official Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) figures out today show that solar electricity generation almost doubled over the course of last year, with almost 5GW of capacity at the end of 2014 up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013. This is enough power to supply the equivalent of 1.5million homes.

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GL Approval for the QPD Installation System from Phoenix Contact

qpdThe QPD installation system with Quickon IDC fast connection technology from Phoenix Contact now has GL approval for the complete QPD product portfolio.

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SunEdison and TerraForm Power to Build 85.2MW of Solar Farms in the UK

SunEdison, Inc.  and TerraForm Power, Inc. have announced that they have secured financing to build five large-scale solar farms in the UK which will generate 85.2 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 26,000 homes.

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BISOL Introduces the 285 Wp PeakPerformance PV Module

BISOL’s new high-powered 285 Wp PV module is introduced to the market to meet the demand of residential home owners for more power on size-restricted roof surfaces.

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Eaton’s Bussmann Achieves TUV Rheinland Certification for Combiner Box Range

Combiner boxEaton’s Bussmann business, the leader in critical circuit protection, power management and electrical safety, has been awarded TUV Rheinland certification for its combiner box range.

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Organic Photovoltaics Developer Receives £1m Of Investment

Eight19, the leading developer of low cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, is pleased to announce it has received a further £1m of investment.

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Solar PV System for World-leading University

New build student accommodation for King’s College, London, one of the world's top 20 universities, benefitted from a solar PV system designed and installed by Photon Energy, when it opened in September 2014.

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Renusol’s PV Mounting Systems Available at Edmundson Electrical’s Greentech Branches

The Cologne-based PV mounting systems manufacturer Renusol now supplies its entire range of products to Edmundson Electrical, one of the UK’s leading distributors of electrical equipment.

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Study Reveals Potential £5bn Annual Cost Savings from Commercial Rooftop Solar PV

A study from Kingspan Energy reveals UK businesses could save over £5bn per year in electricity bills by installing fully-funded rooftop PV systems on commercial roofs. Installing solar PV on just 61% of the country’s 2,500km2 of south-facing commercial roof space would meet the total current electricity demand of UK plc.

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Solar Feed-In Tariffs For Big Roofs Could Soon Move With Owners

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has today released proposals that would allow businesses and factories to take their solar with them if they move location [1].

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