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solar digest newsletter Issue 38 September 2012

Welcome to Issue 38 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.


PV facade connectorMiniature PV Connector System for Facade Modules from Phoenix Contact

To aid the installation of PV systems integrated in buildings, Phoenix Contact has developed a family of miniature connectors that are mounted invisibly behind the PV modules or directly in the facade framework.

Engensa Introduces Dedicated SolarLoans of up to £1million for UK Businesses

Engensa, the UK’s leading renewable energy company, today announces the launch of SolarLoan for businesses, the first dedicated, low-interest loan of up to £1m for large scale solar investments.

Lark Energy Holds Public Consultation on its Proposed 30MW Solar Farm

The solar farm would occupy 150 acres, producing around 30MW of clean and renewable electricity on an annual basis.  This is the equivalent of powering every home in Beccles and Worlingham for an entire year.

 ► SolarTech Develops Pioneering Solar Carport System for Waltham Forest Council 

The bespoke system of mono and dual wing cantilever solar carports was specially designed for the Council staff car park adjacent to Juniper House in Walthamstow, as there was insufficient space to accommodate a conventional PV system on the roof of the building.

DECC FIT Installations Week Ending 26th August 2012

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 26th August 2012 show 553 installations in that week compared to 739 for the week ending 19th August 2012.

Frozen food company’s solar switch to save thousands

Wiltshire Farm Foods, based on Billington Road Industrial Estate, has had 40 solar PV panels fitted by Lancashire company Solarlec.

Redland Acquires Technology for InDaX Solar Products from Schott Solar

Redland has strengthened its position as a technology leader for the interface of PV products to pitched roofs by acquiring Schott Solar’s InDaX technology for the manufacture of roof-integrated photovoltaics.

KACO new energy now serving Great Britain directly  

German solar inverter manufacturer KACO new energy has established a new service and customer support centre in Milton Keynes. The British team lead by David Hawkins offers clients and trade partners timely and direct service at the new, centrally located support centre.


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