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solar digest e-newsletter for March 2012 Issue 24

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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:

Supreme Court Rejects Government's Solar Appeal

The Supreme Court has thrown out the Government's attempt to appeal the ruling that its actions on solar Feed-in tariffs (FITs) were illegal.

Carlisle MP Suggests Governement Ensures all New Builds Require Solar Panels

John Stevenson MP questioned ministers from the Department of Communities and Local Government regarding the inclusion of solar panels on new build housing.

Eaton PV distribution boardEaton Makes It Easy to Connect Solar to the Grid

Developed specifically to provide installers with a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution for connecting medium power solar PV installations to the grid, the new PV-DB distribution and protection board from Eaton’s Electrical Sector eliminates the need for cumbersome, costly and inconvenient ad-hoc arrangements and also ensures that the requirements of G59/2 are fully satisfied.

Schueco Offers 10-year guarantee on all its Solar Products

Leading UK solar specialist, Schueco UK Limited, has announced that the products in its solar thermal and PV range are covered by a full 10-year guarantee.

Cooper Bussmann application guidePhotovoltaic System Protection Application Guide

Cooper Bussmann has worked closely with solar systems manufacturers and through coordinated research and development, has produced  revolutionary new fuse links which, combined with its range of Surge Protection Devices, offer complete protection for PV systems.

New Solar Tile! The Solarcentury 'C21e plain tile'

Solarcentury are launching a new solar electric roof tile! In response to high demand, the Solarcentury C21e solar electric plain tile is a first of a kind solar product for tiled roofs. Its design allows the three million roofs in the UK with traditional small format plain tiles to simply integrate solar.

Redland Show Three New Solar PV Tiles at Ecobuild

Redland has more than 90 years experience manufacturing pitched roofing materials for the UK market and has used its extensive knowhow to develop its solar PV offer.

Sainsbury’s Leads the UK with Ambitious Rollout of Solar Panels to Stores

Sainsbury’s has announced that it has reached another milestone in its industry-leading innovative renewable energy strategy. Through its ambitious plan to install innovative PV cylindrical technology at stores across its estate the retailer has now generated 7.0 MWp of electricity, enough to power 2,000 homes for a year.

New 2.2kW Inverter Enhances SolarEdge Residential Offering

SolarEdge Technologies has announced a new product: a 2.2kW cost effective inverter, expanding the current portfolio of single phase solar inverters, and enhancing the company’s offering for residential installations.


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