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solar digest newsletter July 2012 Issue 34

Welcome to Issue 34 of the solar digest e-newsletter. Please feel free to send us any news you may have that would be of interest to other readers.

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.


Eaton xEffect series mcb/rcd Eaton launches XEffect series circuit breakers

The first products to be released are a digital combined RCD/MCB (RCBO) device and a digital residual current circuit-breaker (RCCB) with type B+ tripping characteristics.

SunclixDC Connector with Quick Connection up to 16 mm2

These one-piece plugs have a patented spring connection for connecting DC cables easily and quickly without the need for special tools.

Blackfriars Solar Bridge Reaches Halfway Point 

Work to construct the largest solar panel array in London reached half way today as the 2,200th solar panel was installed on the roof of Blackfriars station in central London.

DECC FIT Installations week ending 8th July 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 8th July 2012 show 2,183 installations in that week compared to 3,434 for the week ending 1st July 2012.

Edinburgh’s Telford College Goes Solar

Edinburgh’s Telford College is to fit up to 650 solar roof panels in a phased programme which will generate enough energy to allow it to become self-sufficient in power and ensure the College is a UK role model for energy-efficient buildings.

Duncan Renewables Powers Great Yorkshire Showground 

The 245kW project, comprising 980 Suntech panels and covering over 1,600m2 of roof space at The Great Yorkshire Showground, has been performed by Partnership member Duncan Renewables, and took less than 4 weeks to complete.  

Stafford and Rural Homes Installs Solar Panels on 180 Homes

Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) is installing solar panels to 180 of its bungalows to help their customers reduce their energy bills.

83 percent of the British Public Support Solar Over Other Renewables  

DECC has set up a tracking survey to understand and monitor public attitudes to the Department’s main business priorities. This note presents headline findings from the first wave of the survey.

juwi Submits a Planning Application to Build a Solar PV Park Near Skegness

juwi Renewable Energies Limited has applied to East Lindsey District Council for permission to build a solar park on land in Croft, near Skegness.


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