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solar digest e-newsletter for March 2012 Issue 23

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Featured Company:

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.


Latest News:

What’s Afoot with the FIT?

Richard Molloy, Sustainability Segment Manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, believes that uncertainties over the feed in tariff (FIT) are damaging to the renewable energy sector and, ultimately, to the environment. Here, he explains why.

Bluesky Maps the Solar Power Potential of 500,000 Homes

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has assessed the solar power potential of more 500,000 properties in the UK. This significant milestone has been reached within a year of the launch of Bluesky’s innovative service which provides independent assessment of the potential power generation from solar panel installations on property roofs.

DECC Installation chartDECC Weekly PV Installations WE 11th March 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 1th March 2012 show 1,100 installations in that week compared to 20,829 for the week ending 4th March 2012.

ANTARIS SOLAR PV-panels Proved to Have Outstanding Heat Resistance

A recently conducted temperature benchmark test at the Photovoltaics Institut Berlin (PI) showed that ANTARIS SOLAR PV-panels of the type AS M 185 are outstandingly robust.

Element Power Solar Completes Sale of 6MW UK Solar Parks

Element Power Solar has announced that it has completed the successful sale of two solar parks with a combined capacity of 6MW to funds managed by alternative asset manager Foresight Group (Foresight).

Mounting Systems continues to conquer the world

Mounting Systems GmbH, one of the leading global manufacturers for solar mounting systems, is to establish another international representation office, this time in Milton Keynes, UK.

Canadian Solar Extends Lightsource Partnership with Four New PV Projects

Canadian Solar one of the world's largest solar companies, has announced that it has been working with leading solar project developer, Lightsource Renewable Energy Limited, in the completion of four solar power plants throughout England.

International Audience Meets Swiss Quality by SolarMax at ecobuild

Swiss inverter specialist SolarMax will present its new MT2 string inverters as well as the existing portfolio of solar inverters and system monitoring solutions at ecobuild booth N3045.

BISOL To Present Its New Generation of PV Modules at Ecobuild

BISOL Group will continue with its trade performances at one of the world’s biggest events for sustainable design, construction and the build environment in United Kingdom, at Ecobuild in London.


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