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Solar Digest Newsletter Issue 60 April 2014

Welcome to Issue 60 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.


The UK’s Rooftops to Become Power Stations

Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have been outlined in a new strategy by Greg Barker

Graph ► DECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 30th March 2014

There were 6,035 sub 50 kW PV installations registered during the week ending 30th March 2014

 ► IET Lecture on the Trends in Photovoltaic Technology and Applications

Photovoltaic technology is increasingly being recognised as a likely major contributor to the world's future energy needs. Lasers are playing an increasingly important role in the design and fabrication of high efficiency solar cells.

BRE National Solar Centre Measures Job Growth in the Solar Sector

The BRE National Solar Centre (NSC) has carried out a comprehensive survey of jobs in the solar sector in 2013, detailing both staffing numbers and site installation activities.

PassivSystems Signs Exclusive Contract for Monitoring Services for Solar PV Roll-out

PassivSystems Limited a provider of intelligent connected energy services for residential homes and for optimising Solar PV assets, has announced that it has been awarded an exclusive contract with a wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie.

Nottingham to Develop UK's Largest Urban Solar Canopy

Nottingham City Council is set to develop the UK's largest urban solar power canopies at two of its Park & Ride sites, generating enough energy to power 479 homes a year.

SolarMax and Zenex Forge UK Partnership Following Ecobuild

We are happy to announce that we have partnered with the Yorkshire based renewables equipment distributor, Zenex Solar.

£10 Million Solar Loan for Sunderland Social Housing

Empower Community announced this morning that a large UK institutional pension investor has loaned £10.1m to a project providing free daytime solar energy to over 2300 of Gentoo Group's customers' homes in Sunderland.

Wolseley Sets Shining Example on Green Energy with Solar Installation

Eight thousand solar panels have been installed on the roof of Wolseley UK’s National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Leamington Spa, capable of generating enough electricity to power around 450 homes a year.


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