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Solar Digest Newsletter Issue 62 September 2014

Welcome to Issue 62 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.


NFU Publish Solar Farm Guidelines

New guidance compiled by the NFU and published by the BRE National Solar Centre shows how solar farms can be combined with continued agricultural land use for small livestock.

Graph ► DECC FIT Solar PV Deployment August 2014

Quarterly  PV Highlights
Overall solar PV capacity at the end of 2014 Q2 stood at 3,823 MW, an increase of 4.6 per cent (168 MW) on that at the end of 2014 Q1.

 ► Suntech to Supply UK Solar Projects with its World-class Panels

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited and Greenfield Solar International GmbH & Co. KG have entered into a strategic alliance with German-based clean energy financing and investment group youmex.

Yingli to Supply 66 MWp of PV Modules for Four Large-scale Projects

Yingli Solar has announced that it has partnered with renewable energy developer Push Energy Ltd. to supply Yingli Solar's multicyrstalline modules for four large-scale PV power plants.

European Council Calls For 30% Renewables Target by 2030

The European Council has called for a more ambitious target for renewables in Europe by 2030, but falls short of introducing binding national targets.

Sita UK Deal To Turn Landfill Sites Into Solar Power Farms

National recycling and waste management firm, SITA UK, and Somerset-based British Solar Renewables (BSR) have agreed a deal that will see a number of SITA UK’s landfill sites turned into solar power farms – generating renewable energy for the National Grid.

Toyota Harvest Solar Energy to Power UK Engine Production

August a large-scale embedded solar array was officially switched on at Toyota UK’s engine production centre at Deeside in North Wales, by Edwina Hart AM, Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport.

Summer Surge In Energy Production

Eco Energy World has enjoyed a summer surge in energy production after connecting five solar PV projects with a combined output of 70MW in quick succession.

DragonIS Invents the Dragoncam

DragonIS has invented – Dragoncam - a special underground monitoring system which checks the inside of cable ducts for ridges and damage.


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