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Solar Digest newsletter December 2012 issue 47

Welcome to Issue 47 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.


Which? survey shows feed-in tariff delay affects solar panel owners

More than a third (36%) of Which? members who get paid for the electricity they generate from solar panels told us they have had a problem getting their feed-in tariff (FIT) paid, an exclusive Which? survey has revealed.

Ofgem Feed-in Tariff (FIT): Annual Report 2011-12

This report provides information in respect of the second year of the scheme (1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012). It includes information relating to how Licensed Electricity Suppliers have complied with their obligations in this period.

DECC FIT Installation graphDECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 16th December 2012

Weekly PV Highlights:
The weekly figure for 16th December is 9 per cent higher than that for 9th December 2012.

New Solar Carport Operational at F1 Team Sauber Premises

The solar farm commissioned by the Sauber team is one of the largest solar carports in Switzerland

See Community Solar Power in Action!

Ben Whittle, a Greenearth Energy Project Engineer, has set up a live feed of the Leominster Solar Co-op PV installation

60MW Of Hive Energy Solar Parks Are Now Ready To Start Construction

Hive Energy, one of the UK’s leading developers of solar parks, announced that it has successfully completed the pre-construction development of nine new solar parks with a total output of 60 Mega Watts (MW).

Councils Vote in Favour of 50 MW of Solarcentury Planning Applications

Councils in both Norfolk and Suffolk have voted in favour of planning applications submitted by Solarcentury for the development of 4 solar parks.

STA Responds to Renewables Obligation Decision for Solar Power

DECC has decided to reduce support for solar power under the Renewables Obligation from 2 ROCs today to 1.6 ROCs from April 2013 – a reduction of 20%.


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