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solar digest newsletter January 2012 issue 15

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Doepke UK Ltd ► Doepke UK Ltd

With over 55 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.


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 ► DECC Feed In Tariff Update

DECC yesterday laid before Parliament draft licence modifications which, subject to the Parliamentary process set out in the Energy Act 2008, makes provision for a reduced tariff rate (from 1 April 2012 onwards) for new solar PV installations with an eligibility date on or after 3 March 2012 under the Feed – in Tariffs scheme (FITs).

Latest News:
Seaward Power Clamp
New Solar Power Clamp from Seaward

The new Solar Power Clamp is a clamp meter capable of measuring AC and DC circuit power, in addition to true RMS voltage and current, resistance & continuity, diode check, capacitance, harmonic distortion and power factor.

DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 15th January 2012  DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 15th January 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 15th January 2012 show 915 installations in that week compared to 789 for the week ending 8th January 2012.

REA Welcomes DECC’s Solar ‘Plan B’

DECC has laid before Parliament its ‘Plan B’: an order to lower solar PV Feed-in Tariffs with effect from 3rd March. REA Chief Executive Gaynor Hartnell comments.

First Trinamount Installation in Europe Completed

Sundog Energy, an authorized distribution partner of Trina Solar in the UK, installed the 50KWp PV system in the region of Cumbria. The installation consists of the innovative Trinamount mounting system together with 212 Trina Solar modules (TSM PC05, 235 W).

SCHOTT Solar Continues its Realignment Efforts in the Field of Photovoltaics

SCHOTT Solar AG is continuing with its realignment efforts with respect to its activities in the area of photovoltaics and will be concentrating on its fast-growing module and project business in the future.

 ► Norfolk Business Park Cuts Costs with Solar Photovoltaics

It’s a positive start to the New Year for Rookery Business Park in Attleborough, Norfolk. The privately run industrial park has had solar photovoltaics installed across its properties, to help reduce its electricity costs.

 ► Sheffield Fire Station – Powered on Solar!

The latest solar installation by Solar Roof Solutions went live at Sheffield Fire & Rescue Command Centre on Eyre St in the centre of Sheffield.


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