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September News Update Issue 4


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Latest News:
  NICEIC Solar PV Services

NICEIC’s Microgeneration Certification Scheme has been approved to register installers in the following areas:

• Solar Photovoltaic (PV)

 Marley Eternit's Solesia PV Roofing System

Marley Eternit's range of Solesia PV systems integrate fully with our Modern concrete tiles and Domino clay interlocking tiles and offer a solution that is straightforward to install, providing the roof owner with renewable electricity.

Bosch Solar Friend IPhone App

Seek the sun and start a solar friendship that works worldwide. Saving energy costs and simultaneously helping to protect the environment – not possible? Think again and look no further than your roof.

UK Solar Survey iPhone App 

A new iPhone app is being launched for the home survey of home Photovoltaic for the UK MCS Solar Installation Market.

ABB to Build Pilot Solar Power Plants in South Africa

ABB,  will construct two one hectare solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants for Eskom, South Africa’s national electricity provider

Covers Takes AZUR SOLAR Domestic Solar PV to its Customers

Less than eight weeks after placing its initial order and subsequently installing AZUR SOLAR solutions on the roofs of six of its branches in southern England, Covers Builders Merchants is already reaping the economic benefit of solar PV, plus is now signing up domestic customers.

Vogt Solar Completes its first Solar Power Plants in UK

Vogt solar connected its first seven UK solar photovoltaic power plants ahead of the August 1st fast-track feed in tariff deadline. The solar farms, situated in the south of England, together have a total capacity of ca. 10 MWp.

Wagner Academy Solar Training School Wins SOLAR Industry Award

Wagner Solar UK Ltd (Wagner Solar) receives acknowledgement for its Solar Training School, picking up the Industry Development Category Award for the SOLAR Industry Awards 2011.

Trade Skills 4U launches new tool website 'Solar PV'

Trade Skills, the UK's largest independent electrical & renewable energy training provider, have launched a brand new sister company called Solar PV

Crompton New Solar “Combi-Switch” System

A brand new AC / DC switching solution specifically designed for Solar Photovoltaic inverter installations. A rare combination of AC Supply Isolator and true DC Switch in one robust steel enclosure complete with internally wired PV cable connectors and pre-fitted safety labelling.

Craig & Derricott New i-switch Photovoltaic Isolator Catalogue

Craig and Derricott have developed a range of DC switch disconnectors.

• 7 - 63A d.c. on-load rated
• Voltage rating up to 1000V
• All moulded assemblies
• IP65 sealed
• Four enclosure sizes