The Solar Digest for Solar Power, Solar Energy and Photovoltaic PV News - Installation

Harvest Time with Dimplex at Slepe Farm

Nearly 2,000 Dimplex solar PV (photovoltaic) panels have been installed at a new solar power station in Dorset, the largest of its kind in the county and capable of generating enough electricity for around 200 average homes.

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Redland Solar PV Tile Powers New Homes

If you’ve been contemplating installing a solar PV system on your own roof but are not quite sure how it would look, here’s an example of a housing estate that has recently used our roof integrated solution. Integrated solutions offer an aesthetically pleasing option above and beyond those that ‘bolt on’ top of your roof.

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Solar Energy Powers Folk Festival

Frome Folk Festival was one of the first events held at the Cheese and Grain powered entirely by solar energy.

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Blackshaws Garage Uses Hyundai Solar PV Panels to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Blackshaws Garage, a family run company that has been established for over 90 years had three main objectives for installing Solar PV panels, they wanted to significantly reduce their carbon footprint, and to generate an income through the feed in tariff and save on electricity bills which had reached £30,000 a year.

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Caplor Energy Launch Community Solar Initiative

Leading renewable energy company Caplor Energy has this month launched an innovative new scheme to support local groups keen to install solar energy systems on community buildings.

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DECC FIT Installations week ending 19 Feb 2012

fit graphThe initial installation numbers for the week ending 19th February 2012 show 5,223 installations in that week compared to 4,640 for the week ending 12th February 2012.

The total number of installations on the MCS is now 251,061 up from 245,838 (week ending 12th February 2012).

The total capacity installed is now 825.8MW up from 807.5MW (week ending 12th February 2012).


Ancient Winchester College gets a lesson in solar power

When William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor to Edward III and Richard II, established Winchester College in 1382, he almost certainly did not expect that 629 years later it would be harvesting the sun's energy to produce electricity.

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Bury Council Going Solar to Save Money and the Planet

Sun power is being used by Bury Council to reduce its carbon emissions and make vital cash savings. Solar panels have been installed on the roof of The Villa at the council's Bradley Fold depot, which houses its Catering Services and Community Safety Service.

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A Win All Round for the 'green church'

The Church in the Diocese of Bath and Wells has stepped up its solar panel initiative to shrink its carbon footprint.

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EVOENERGY Helps Power 60 Homes at Redhouse Park

Located in the Doncaster countryside, Redhouse Park is a peaceful community offering holiday rents and permanent accommodation for retired and semi-retired people aged 50 and over. The homes are spread over a four-acre site, and a further four acres of parkland includes a bowling green and putting green.

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