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solar digest newsletter August 2012 Issue 35

Welcome to Issue 35 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.


New Switch-Disconnectors for Photovoltaic Applications

For the first time, switches up to 1500V DC with rated operational currents up to 1600A are now available.

Premium High-efficiency Monocrystalline Panels Focus on Reliability

Mitsubishi Electric has expanded the range of premium high-efficiency monocrystalline Photovoltaic (PV) modules which combine a 120-cell configuration with the company’s unique lower resistance 4-busbar cells to offer increased efficiencies and reliability.

AGRenewables and Great Glemham Farms Propose 15MW Solar Park 

If constructed the site would generate up to 15,135MWh of low carbon electricity each year – enough to power the equivalent of 4,586 average UK households

DECC FIT Installations week ending 22nd July 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 22nd July 2012 show 3,955 installations in that week compared to 4,186 for the week ending 15th July 2012.

Sandtoft In Line For Top Industry Award

Doncaster-based Sandtoft has earned recognition for its PV48 solar roofing system which is the first of its kind to integrate with all types of tiles or slates.

Caplor Energy Helps Launch New Finance Package for Homeowners 

Leading renewable energy company Caplor Energy has today announced an innovative new finance scheme aimed at homeowners keen to install solar energy systems but without the upfront cash.

Loughborough University to lead new £5 million SUPERSOLAR hub

Experts from Loughborough University will be leading a new £5 million project to boost research, training and industry partnerships in the solar energy sector. 

Westmill Solar Community Share Offer Fully Subscribed  

Westmill Solar can now confirm that when the offer closed at midnight on Tuesday (31/07) night we had received more than 1,600 applications.

GMI Energy delivers second solar scheme for Town Centre Securities

Town Centre Securities PLC (TCS) have once again called upon GMI to deliver another renewable energy scheme on the roof of their prestigious Urban Exchange retail development on Great Ancoats Street in Manchester.


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