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Solar Digest Newsletter Issue 59 February 2014

Welcome to Issue 59 of the solar digest e-newsletter.

Featured Company:

Doepke UK Ltd ► Doepke UK Ltd

With over 57 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.


SolarMax Presents the New HT Series String Inverters for Commercial and Industrial Solar Plant

In the face of continuing reductions in subsidies, PV plant planners have the challenge of delivering cost-optimized systems which will provide high levels of availability and efficiency, in turn delivering good returns.

FIT Graph ► DECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 15th December 2013

There were 2,806 sub 50 kW PV installations registered during the week ending 15th December 2013, compared to 2,807 in the week ending 8th December 2013.

 ► National WEEE Regulations Come Into Force – Major Changes Ahead for Photovoltaic Industry

Official 18-month transposition period for the revised Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) ended on the 14th February 2014.

New Research Reveals Energy Performance of In-roof Solar PV

It’s common knowledge that solar PV module performance reduces as temperatures rise.  It follows that rack-mounted above roof systems should out-perform in-roof systems, but by how much?

Trina Solar Announces WEEE Directive Compliance

Trina Solar Limited has announced that its product range is fully compliant with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, as compliance becomes mandatory for the PV industry across the EU-27..

Moss Electrical Appointed Sole UK Distributor of Solar Inverter

Moss Electrical, one of the UK’s largest Independent Electrical Wholesalers with a turnover of £35million has recently been appointed sole distributor to the UK and Ireland by Suzhou Hosola New Energy Co Ltd, a Chinese manufacturer of Solar Inverters..

Naked Energy Secures €1.3 Million of Grant Funding for Hybrid Solar Panel

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has awarded the company €1 million through it’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund to assist in the development of its innovative solar technology. 

Proinso and OXIS Energy to Collaborate on a Revolutionary New Solar Energy Storage System

Energy resourcing is probably the biggest challenge facing the world in the 21st Century. The problem is acute in underdeveloped countries where the energy infrastructure is poor but it also exists in the developed nations particularly in the heavy manufacturing and defence industries..

Kingspan Energy Launches 100% Funded Solution

Kingspan Insulated Panels has launched Kingspan Energy, a fully-funded solar energy solution provider making low-carbon energy generation effortless for UK businesses.


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