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solar digest newsletter February 2012 Issue 17

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Improvements to the Feed-in Tariffs scheme

The Government has announced plans to ensure the future of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme to make it more predictable. Transparency, longevity and certainty are at the heart of the new improved scheme.

Philips Solar Powered LED Street Lighting Breakthrough

Philips has developed what is said to be the world’s most efficient and cost effective solar powered LED street lighting solution per km of road.

DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 29th January 2012 DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 5th February 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 5th February 2012 show 1,776 installations in that week compared to 2,157 for the week ending 29th January 2012.

REA Welcomes DECC’s Ambition, But Expresses Concerns About The Details

REA Chief Executive Gaynor Hartnell gives an initial response to the Feed-in Tariff Consultation

Opus Energy Survey Finds SMEs Turning to Renewable Energy Generation

New research from Opus Energy suggests a growing level of interest among small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in generating renewable energy from their own businesses, with one third (32%) expecting to introduce solar panels, wind turbines or anaerobic digestion for example, and 38% expecting to be generating their own renewable energy within five years.

Lark Energy Plans UK’s Largest Solar Farm in Leicestershire

Lark Energy is planning the UK’s largest solar farm at the site of a former World War II airfield in Leicestershire.The proposed 30MWp solar project at Wymeswold Airfield would consist of around 125,000 panels positioned on land between the old runways, amounting to some 150 acres.

Bromsgrove Council Confirms Commitment to Solar Energy Scheme

Bromsgrove District Council has reconfirmed its commitment to a renewable solar energy project in Aston Fields, amid uncertainty over the future of national solar energy schemes.

NAPIT Hire Provides for Solar PV Installers

As part of their comprehensive range of products and services, NAPIT Hire now provides equipment specifically suitable for the Solar PV installation sector, including the guaranteed provision of scaffolding towers which, with the recent increase in market activity, has seen unprecedented uptake from installers.

Spelsberg Lead Time Helps EOS Energy Deliver 1MW Solar Farm On Time

Spelsberg has just supplied 180 outdoor electrical enclosures in four days to help EOS Energy build a 1.15MW solar farm in less than 7 weeks; the fastest British installation of its size.


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