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solar digest newsletter February 2012 Issue 18

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New Kit Meets MCS Solar PV Test NeedsNew Kit Meets MCS Solar PV Test Needs

Seaward Solar has expanded its range of specialist test equipment for solar PV installation work with a new kit that provides the complete solution to MCS electrical testing needs.

ofgem Feed-in Tariff Table 1 April 2012

The table shows that the tariff rates under the Feed-in Tariff have been amended by the annual Retail Price Index (RPI), except where specified and some microgenerator’s FiT income will increase to 45.4p.

DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 12th February 2012DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 12th February 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 12th February 2012 show 3,546 installations in that week compared to 3059 for the week ending 5th February 2012.

The Solar Future Conference 2012

The Solar Future, UK conference will bring together global experts in solar PV to discuss the strategic issues facing the UK solar industry today.

DuPont and Yingli Green Energy Enter $100 Million Strategic Agreement

DuPont and Yingli Energy Company Limited have signed a $100 million strategic agreement for photovoltaic materials to speed adoption of solar energy, addressing one of the world’s biggest challenges – reducing dependence on fossil fuels.

Rolling Out More Solar Panels to Help Cut Energy Bills

Up to 600 solar photovoltaic panels are being installed on the roof of Nottingham Tennis Centre and around 200 on Ambleside Primary School in Aspley.

Birmingham Airport Invests in Solar Power

Birmingham Airport will save 22 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year with the installation of 200 solar panels on the roof of its terminal.

Tank Museum Goes Green Tank Museum Goes Green

The Tank Museum has plenty of green items in its world famous collection, but a new addition is set to provide a major boost to its environmental credentials.

Stepnell Secures Refinancing for Two Large-Scale Solar Parks

Construction and civil engineering company Stepnell, in partnership with photovoltaics specialist services company Wirsol Solar UK, has built 20 per cent of the UK’s capacity in solar parks, and has secured £26 million to re-finance two new 40-acre, 5 megawatt solar photovoltaic parks.


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