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solar digest e-newsletter for March 2012 Issue 21

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Latest News:

Seaward SolarShedding New Light on Solar PV Electrical Testing

Jim Wallace, product and technology manager at Seaward Solar answers your questions on solar PV electrical testing.

Call For PV Industry To Look Beyond 3rd March

The recent announcement by the High Court on solar feed-in tariffs looks likely to set the UK’s rate back to 43.3p for sub-4kW systems installed until 3 March 2012, reversing the Government’s decision to lower the tariff to 21p on 12 December 2011.

DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 12th February 2012DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 26th February 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 26th February 2012 show 10,781 installations in that week compared to 8,007 for the week ending 19th February 2012.

Impressive Range of Innovations from Schueco at Ecobuild 2012

Schueco is showing examples of its aluminium and steel systems as well as its latest solar energy products, some of which are new to the UK and all of which underline its status as a world-class company.

New RCD/MCB Consumer Units from Sibert Solar

As part of expanding portfolio of products designed to save on-site installation time and to help standardise on aesthetics/methods used when fitting Solar PV systems, Sibert Solar now offers a range of pre-assembled RCD/MCB "garage" consumer units. 

New Solar Cell Developed by Cambridge University Scientists

Scientists have developed a new kind of solar cell which could capture significantly more of the energy from the sun than current cells.

Redland Solar PV Tile Powers New Homes

If you’ve been contemplating installing a solar PV system on your own roof but are not quite sure how it would look, here’s an example of a housing estate that has recently used our roof integrated solution.

Caplor Energy Launch Community Solar Initiative

Leading renewable energy company Caplor Energy has this month launched an innovative new scheme to support local groups keen to install solar energy systems on community buildings.

Blackshaws Garage Uses Hyundai Solar PV Panels to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Blackshaws Garage, a family run company that has been established for over 90 years had three main objectives for installing Solar PV panels, they wanted to significantly reduce their carbon footprint, and to generate an income through the feed in tariff and save on electricity bills which had reached £30,000 a year.


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