Solar Industry PV news from the solar digest

October News Update Issue 6


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Featured Product:

ready-to-go PV Pack ► New Easy Order Packs Makes Power Generation Easy

Mitsubishi Electric has launched a new, ready-to-go PV Pack to make installation of Photovoltaic power generation systems simplicity itself. Designed for residential and light commercial properties, the range of PV Packs are suitable for most roof types and work in conjunction with any of the company’s renowned and reliable PV modules.

Latest News:
  Tips To Avoid Being Ripped Off By Solar Panel Cowboys

The surge of complaints sent to the REAL Assurance Scheme indicates that some companies are exploiting a lack of consumer awareness and using aggressive, high-pressure and sometimes illegal selling techniques to persuade consumers to sign contracts. So REAL has drawn up a list of Top Tips for home-owners who are planning to install Solar PV.

 British Business £20 Million Solar PV Funding Deal

AZUR SOLAR and Bluefield Partners LLP agree on £20m funding deal to offer free Solar PV Energy Contracting to British Businesses for 25 years.

Romag Expands Product Range To Give Customers More Choice

UK based PV manufacture Romag has added two new additions to its specialist range of MCS accredited solar PV products, giving customers more choice and flexibility.

AbleSkills Renewable Energy Courses Path To MCS Entry

The establishment of AbleSkills Renewable Energy Centre is specifically aimed to provide candidates of all levels of background and experience the opportunity to train and qualify at the highest standards on approved and accredited City & Guilds, BPEC, NICEIC renewable energy courses.

Creating the world’s largest solar bridge at Blackfriars

The new Blackfriars station – which is being built on a bridge spanning the River Thames – is on its way to becoming the world’s largest solar bridge as Solarcentury begins the installation of over 4,400 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.

New PV Solar Installation Kit from Klauke

Klauke, the market leader in electrical terminations, has launched a custom installation kit for all PV Solar applications. PV systems are carefully designed and the terminations are an important integral part of the system; requiring a specific installation tool to ensure a quality termination or joint.

Ecofirst Install Solar System at the new BBC Wales Studios

Krannich Solar and renewable energy specialists Ecofirst have recently completed the installation of a 50kw photovoltaic solar array at the new BBC Wales studios.

EU Solar Study Shows UK Must Seize Last Chance to Accelerate UK Solar Industry

The new report by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association “Competing in the Energy Sector”, carried out with AT Kearney, shows that solar power in the commercial sector will be competitive with grid electricity by 2017 in the UK.  Domestic and industrial solar will hit parity in 2019 in the UK.

Mitsubishi Electric Invite You To A Free CPD Photovoltaic Seminar

These free seminars, aimed at consultants, specifiers and architects are designed to showcase our increasing range of photovoltaics and explain how they stand to benefit you and your business.

Come and join us for an informative morning full of enlightening presentations intended to give you a clear understanding of the need for renewable solutions such as photovoltaics and how they can help you and your business.

nqa ► MCS Product Certification

The NICEIC operates the Microgeneration Certification Scheme for Product Certification in addition to the Installer Scheme. Via our sister company, NQA, we can assist manufacturers to qualify their products as MCS Approved through assessment and certification.

Catalogues and Brochures

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ABB Solutions for Photovoltaics

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