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solar digest newsletter April 2012 Issue 26

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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:

Solarcentury Installer Network Provides Training and Support

Solarcentury are now offering training and support for MCS installers who are looking to install solar photovoltaics through the Solarcentury Installer Network.

Icopal New Icosun PV Mounting System

ICOSUN Console is a revolutionary mounting system, which has recently been launched by Icopal, the World’s leading producer of roofing and waterproofing membranes.

DECC FIT Installations week ending 8st April 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending  8th April 2012 show 430 installations in that week compared to 8,802 for the week ending 1st April 2012. 

Free Practical Hands-on Solar PV Site Survey and Commissioning Test Training

Solar PV test specialist Seaward Solar is hosting a series of free hands-on training courses across the country to help installers to fully understand the electrical testing requirements of solar PV systems.

Canadian Solar Launches Authorized Reseller Program for the EMEA Region

Canadian Solar plans to actively support its EMEA reseller partners with extensive technical product training, professional sales and marketing support, and many other benefits, including access to a valuable ongoing qualified lead program, and an Authorized Reseller Starter Kit, tailored marketing materials, and product samples.

Future Shines Bright for Bristol Schools with Massive Solar Energy Programme

Dozens of Bristol schools are seeing their electricity bills slashed as a massive programme of investment in solar energy by the City Council reaches completion. Believed to be the largest of its kind in the UK, the initiative will save council taxpayers almost £60,000 each year.

Hager Launches Photovoltaic Circuit Protection Solution 

Hager has launched a control and circuit protection solution for domestic and commercial photovoltaic applications.

Solar takes over the Scilly’s with Plug into the Sun

Homes, businesses and schools on the Isles of Scilly have had a record number of solar PV installations fitted in the last five months by Penzance based solar PV company, Plug into the Sun.

Premier Inn uses the Sun’s Energy to Drive Down Carbon Emissions

Whitbread, Premier Inn’s parent company, is to become more sustainable by using the sun’s energy to help power a number of its hotels and restaurants.  The initiative is part of Whitbread’s strategy of achieving a 26% reduction in its carbon emissions by 2020.


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