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

500th Solar Customer in Welwyn

Welwyn Hatfield Community Housing Trust resident Michael Moorby told Mr Shapps how easy the system is to use and that the installation itself was completed in less than a day. He added that he was delighted to be the 500th resident on the scheme and he hoped many others would benefit from the free solar panels.

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Liverpool Council Scraps Plans to fit around 4,000 Homes with Solar Panels

The move means thousands of city families will face higher fuel bills than expected and push many into “fuel poverty”, while more than £1.5m of investment will be scrapped.

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DECC Weekly PV Installations WE 29th January 2012

fit graphThe initial installation numbers for the week ending 29th January 2012 show 1489 installations in that week compared to 1752 for the week ending 22nd January 2012.

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Sheffield Fire Station – Powered on Solar!

The latest solar installation by Solar Roof Solutions went live at Sheffield Fire & Rescue Command Centre on Eyre St in the centre of Sheffield. As a heavy consumer of electricity, the 10kWp installation will help the centre off-set some of their carbon emissions, as well as save money on their electricity bills.

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Norfolk Business Park Cuts Costs with Solar Photovoltaics

It’s a positive start to the New Year for Rookery Business Park in Attleborough, Norfolk. The privately run industrial park has had solar photovoltaics installed across its properties, to help reduce its electricity costs.

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DECC Feed In Tariff Update

DECC yesterday laid before Parliament draft licence modifications which, subject to the Parliamentary process set out in the Energy Act 2008, makes provision for a reduced tariff rate (from 1 April 2012 onwards) for new solar PV installations with an eligibility date on or after 3 March 2012 under the Feed – in Tariffs scheme (FITs).

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ET Solar Supplies PV Modules to Newcastle City Council

ET Solar Group Corp. (ET Solar), a China-based vertically integrated producer and provider of Photovoltaic modules and related solutions to the global solar market, today announces its supply of 600KW PV modules to various rooftop solar energy systems in the UK.

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The Sun Lights up Ecotricity’s HQ

A Gloucestershire green energy company is practising what it preaches - installing Stroud’s largest array of sun-capturing solar panels on the roof of its headquarters – just beating the deadline when the Government cut Feed-In-Tariff rates.

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PMA Installs Largest Solar Project in Region

The Swiss headquarters of PMA have recently undergone a transformation which puts them top of the bill when it comes to being green. Having begun the installation of almost 250 solar panels back in the autumn of 2011, the rooftop system at PMA’s main office in Uster, Switzerland, has revolutionised the building’s power supply.

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Solar Energy to Bring Big Savings for County Council

Staffordshire County Council is embracing renewable energy technology to save money across the county. Following a decision made by Cabinet, solar pv (photo-voltaic) panels will be installed on up to 20 council properties across Staffordshire by April 2012.

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