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solar digest newsletter Issue 37 August 2012

Welcome to Issue 37 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.


Bradford Infirmary and Hospital Install Solar Panels

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is improving its carbon footprint with the help of a renewable energy firm.

JA Solar Signs 47 MW Supply Agreement With UK PV Installer A Shade Greener

JA Solar has announced that it has signed a supply agreement with A Shade Greener (ASG), a UK-based PV installer and the largest installer of free solar panels to the residential market in the UK.

 ► Phono Solar Diamond and Onyx module connectors receive IP68 certification 

Phono Solar, the global renewable energy solutions manufacturer, today announces its Diamond and Onyx series photovoltaic module connectors have received IP68 certification, reaffirming and demonstrating their reliability.

DECC FIT Installations Week Ending 19th August 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 19th August 2012 show 490 installations in that week compared to 665 for the week ending 12th August 2012.

Solar power cuts emissions at HQ of UK’s greenest bank

Rooftop solar panels are helping to drive down carbon emissions at the Bristol headquarters of the UK’s most sustainable bank and ensuring its offices are among the country’s greenest.

Plain Sailing with BISOL PV Modules

During the summer holiday many people enjoy sailing, harvesting energy from the wind and not polluting the environment. Life on such a vessel needs electricity too. One Slovenian couple embarked on a two-year journey and are producing electricity with two BISOL PV modules.

Scottish Renewables reveal industry’s multi-billion investment during the economic downturn

While many companies and traditional industries have struggled, Scotland’s renewable electricity industry has delivered capital investment of some £2.8bn since the beginning of 2009, according to new figures from Scottish Renewables.

Aviva Acquires 23MW UK Residential Solar PV Portfolio from HomeSun  

Aviva Investors has announced that it has acquired a 23MW portfolio of residential photovoltaic (PV) systems built on 7,000 UK domestic houses from HomeSun Holdings Ltd.

WINAICO Modules Pass TÜV Rheinland’s PID Test

TÜV Rheinland has tested WINAICO’s WSP photovoltaic module series of Win Win Precision Technology Co., Ltd. from Taiwan with excellent results.


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