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Solar Digest Newsletter Issue 57 October 2013

Welcome to Issue 57 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.


T400-camera ► Thermal Imaging For The Full Life Cycle of a Solar Module

FLIR thermal imaging is increasingly playing an important part in ensuring maximum energy yield from solar panels.  It is involved throughout the life cycle of the product from its design, manufacture and quality assurance procedures through to installation and ongoing maintenance.  No other technology has its scope of application.

FIT Graph ► DECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 20th October 2013

There were 2,123 sub 50 kW PV installations registered during the week ending 20th October 2013, compared to 2,174 in the week ending 13th October 2013.  This takes the total number of sub 50 kW solar PVs registered on the MCS database to just under 476,200.

 ► Wellingborough Solar Farm Gets Go Ahead

Lark Energy's proposed 10MWp solar farm in Wellingborough has been given the green light by Wellingborough Council's planning committee.

Trina Solar Anesco Partnership Goes From Strength To Strength – Aiming For 150MW

Trina Solar Limited has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Anesco to supply modules with a total generation capacity of 50MW for use in projects across the UK in Q3 and Q4 2013.

TGE Customers Getting The Most Out Of Solar PV

TGE Group has announced the launch of a new solar monitoring package which will enable customers to get the most out of their solar PV installation.

New Operations and Maintenance Division Formed by Lightsource Renewable Energy

Lightsource Renewable Energy, the UK’s leading solar energy generator, today announces the formation of a new arm to its rapidly growing team of specialists.

Solar Energy Research Centre to put Wales at Forefront of Solar Industry

A new, world-class solar energy research centre to support the growth of the solar industry in Wales, and headed by one of the world’s pre-eminent solar energy research scientist

SolarFields UK aims to install a million solar panels by 2018

SolarFields UK has the lofty ambition of becoming the UK’s largest investment opportunity in solar energy.

Styles & Wood Wins Nationwide Solar Panel Installation Deal

Freetricity appoints Styles&Wood Energy, the Group’s specialist renewable energy division, as the installer for its new financing deal which will fund free residential solar panels on up to 1500 houses a month.


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