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solar digest newsletter November 2012 issue 46

Welcome to Issue 46 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.


Borough Council Leisure Centre to Run on the Sun

Richard Herrod Leisure Centre will be installing solar panels as part of the ongoing efforts at Gedling Borough Council to reduce its carbon footprint and save on its energy bills.

Seaward solar irradiance meter Advanced Irradiance Meters in the Spotlight

A special instructional film shows how a new range of multifunction irradiance meters enable installers to carry out comprehensive solar PV site surveys and installation testing quickly and easily.

DECC FIT Installation Week Ending 11th November 2012 DECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 11th November 2012

Weekly PV Highlights:
The initial installation numbers for the week ending 11th November 2012 show 835 installations in that week compared to 3,098 for the week ending 4th November 2012.

China Sunergy Invests in its First 10MW Solar Parks in UK

China Sunergy Co., has announced  that it has completed the transactions to procure its first two solar park projects in Cornwall.

Lark Energy Obtains Planning Permission for UK’s Largest Solar Farm

Lark Energy, has secured planning permission for the UK’s largest solar farm at the site of a former World War II airfield in Leicestershire.

UK Ambulances Have Solar Panels Fitted

South Central Ambulance Service in an attempt to reduce its large fuel bill by as much as £400,000 is installing 5mm thick solar panels on the vehicle roofs commencing April 2013.

The Disappearing Market for Nuclear Electricity-Report

By the time any new nuclear power station could be built in the UK (2020 or later), the market for its electricity will be disappearing-because of explosive growth in photovoltaics (PV) and because consumers will be able to buy electricity from anywhere in Europe. This is one of the conclusions of a report by the Energy Fair group.

Roof-integrated Solution has Proven Successful in Swiss Milestone Project

Trina Solar Limited, now offers Building-Integrated PV solutions (BIPV) for residential and commercial roofs.


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