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Sharp Cuts Hundreds of Jobs at Wrexham Solar Panel Plant

Unite, Britain’s biggest union, has described Sharp’s decision to cut 250 posts and end around 300 agency workers’ contracts at its solar panel production unit in Wrexham as a tragic loss for the workforce and for UK manufacturing.

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Segen to Stock Phono Solar PV Modules

Segen, the UK's leading value added distributor of renewable technologies, has today announced a new partnership with Phono Solar, adding a new range of quality and cost-effective PV panels to its comprehensive portfolio.

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SOLFEX Energy Systems Partner with SolarEdge Technologies

SOLFEX energy systems which is part of the Travis Perkins PLC group has announced a new supply partnership with SolarEdge Technologies to distribute its range of power optimizers, inverters & monitoring solutions.

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Loughborough Academics Support Research Into The Viability Of Solar Energy

Academics at Loughborough University are embarking on a million pound research project into the potential costs and benefits of solar energy in the UK.

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Trina Solar PV Modules to Help Greggs Cut Carbon Footprint by 25%

Trina Solar Limited has provided 1.28MW of PV modules to Solar Advanced Systems for the completion of a series of projects at ten Greggs sites across the UK.

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Forrest Agrees £120m Solar Deal with Global Investment Bank

Forrest, the contractor, has agreed up to a £120m three-year residential solar power generation funding agreement with global investment bank Macquarie Bank.

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Concerns Raised Over Fresh Lightsource Renewable Energy Somerset Solar Farm Bid

Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd has outlined plans to put panels on just over 44 acres of land off Somerton Door Drove. The company submitted a request to South Somerset District Council relating to the proposed solar farm.

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SolarMax Awarded Large-scale PV Contracts with 61.4MW in the UK

The Swiss inverter manufacturer Sputnik Engineering (SolarMax) is carrying out five large-scale photovoltaics projects in the London area in cooperation with partner companies.

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IKEA and Hanergy Make Solar Energy an Affordable Reality for all

IKEA teams up with global solar giant Hanergy to make it easier for families across the UK to lead a more sustainable life at home.

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Conergy to Build Solar Farms Totaling 40 MW out of 90 MW Pipeline

Conergy will build five solar farms totaling 40 megawatts (MW) for Primrose Solar, which is backed by financial investors York Capital Management and Pioneer Point Partners LLP.

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