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Solar Digest newsletter Issue 39 September 2012

Welcome to Issue 39 of the solar digest e-newsletter. Please feel free to send us any news you may have that would be of interest to other readers.

Featured Company:

Doepke UK Ltd ► Doepke UK Ltd

With over 55 years experience in the development and manufacture of residual current circuit breakers, Doepke have established a reputation as a specialist in residual current protection, and their RCCB product range is today the most comprehensive in the world with over 4000 variations manufactured in Germany.


Solar Trade Association says 25% proposed cuts to RO solar are not justified

Two new consultations resulting from the Renewable Obligation (RO) Banding Decision are seeking to amend support for solar power under the RO, and open up the possibility of removing sub 5MW solar from RO support altogether.

Cornwall Council to Construct its own 5MW Solar Farm

Cornwall Council is moving ahead with the construction of Kernow Solar Park, the first council-owned solar farm of its size in the UK.

Centrosolar Online Tool Now Also Available Internationally

The German solar company Centrosolar is launching an English-language version of the Centrocheck planning tool to the international market.

Glastonbury Festival provides solar-powered free charging station for electric cars

More and more people are switching over to electric cars but some potential users are put off by a shortage of places to charge them.

DECC FIT Installations Week Ending 2nd September 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 2nd September 2012 show 555 installations in that week compared to 759 for the week ending 26th August 2012.

One third of farmers plan on renewables investment in next two years

The vast majority of farmers (82 per cent) who are looking to invest in renewable energy are motivated by concerns over rising energy costs, according to new research* from Barclays, with one in three farmers (33 per cent) looking to make a renewables investment in the next two years.

LSE Invest in Green Energy

The London School of Economics are leading the way in green energy with Myriad CEG Ltds installations set to produce around 75,000kWh and save 40 tonnes of Co2 a year.

BISOL Group supplies Solarcentury with more than 3.5 MW of PV modules

BISOL Group’s highly efficient photovoltaic solutions attract the attention of some of the most renowned names in the PV industry.


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