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solar digest newsletter April 2013 Issue 52

Welcome to Issue 52 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 56 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.


 ► ABB to Acquire Power-One To Become A Global Leader in Solar PV Inverters

ABB will acquire Power-One (a leading provider of renewable energy and of energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions) for $6.35 per share in cash or $1,028 million equity value

 ► The Green Deal and Feed In Tariffs: How Can They Work Together?

The Green Deal and feed-in tariff are not mutually exclusive schemes and can work together to give homeowners and businesses a great, affordable solution to solar power installations, and installations of other renewable energy sources.

 ► It Pays Dividends To Get Solar PV

The benefits of solar energy have been widely published for many years, with the technology able to make significant inroads on carbon emissions.

DECC FIT Installation graphDECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 14th April 2013

Weekly PV Highlights:
The initial installation numbers for the week ending 14th April 2013 show 2,013 sub 50 kW PV installations in that week compared to 1,673 for the week ending 7th April 2013.

Solarcentury Makes Senior Appointments

New appointments to strengthen UK and international teams as Solarcentury expands to new markets.

Alan Bartlett and Sons install the Largest Roof Mounted Solar Panel System in the UK

Alan Bartlett and Sons has commissioned the construction of the largest privately owned, roof mounted solar panel installation for self-use in the UK.

Large Scale Solar UK 2013 Conference

The event will explore the current renaissance of large scale solar in the UK, its potential investment opportunities and what can be done to ensure it is built in to a sustainable large scale solar industry for the future.

Solar Farm Development Approved for Northamptonshire Airfield

The 25,000 solar panels at Chelveston Renewable Energy Park could provide power for more than 2,100 households a year.

Earthwise Products Ltd Adds Segen Ltd to UK Distributor Portfolio

The SOLiC 200 – an intelligent solar immersion controller – is now for sale in the UK from Segen Ltd.


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