Government’s 52% Feed-in Tariff cut would kill the UK solar sector “stone dead”

The Cut Don’t Kill campaign – a coalition of UK solar power companies including Solarcentury and NGOs including Friends of the Earth – has responded to new Government proposals for a 52% cut in the Feed-in Tariff by warning that such deep cuts would “kill the UK solar industry stone dead”, destroying 4,000 companies and 25,000 jobs.

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SOLON Solar Modules Achieve Excellent Results in PID Test

Potential induced degradation (PID) is one of the main causes if a solar power plant's performance diminishes over the course of its service life.

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EvoEnergy wins “Solar Installer of the Year”

On Thursday 8th September EvoEnergy was awarded the “Solar Installer of the Year 2011″ at the Renewables Awards, part of the Renewables Roadshow.

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PROINSO Extends its UK Facilities

PROINSO - specialising in distribution of modules, inverters, trackers and fixed structures for solar photovoltaic installations – has extended its London base with new offices and a new 3000 sqm logistics warehouse.

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Eight19 Brings Affordable Solar Electricity to the Developing World

Eight19, a technology leader in solar electricity for off-grid applications, announces IndiGo, a pay-as-you-go, personal solar electricity system for the developing world.

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Walmart To Generate Solar Energy At More Than 75 Percent Of Its Stores

Walmart announced (21/09/2011) its plan to install solar panels on up to 60 additional stores in California, expanding the company’s solar portfolio to more than 75 percent of its stores in the state, making California the first state in the nation where Walmart has devoted this level of commitment to renewable energy.

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thesolarbuilding.com Secures Agreement to Supply Akcome PV Mounting Systems

The Solar Building Company Ltd, has signed an agreement with Suzhou Akcome Photovoltaic System Co. Ltd, a division of Akcome Group, for a strategic partnership and co-operation on UK market development.

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ABB wins $25 million solar order in Italy

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $25 million from Switzerland-based Etrion Corporation to supply a turnkey power and automation solution for two photovoltaic solar power plants with a combined capacity of 10 megawatts (MW) under construction in the Puglia region of Italy.

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Saft to Deploy State-of-the-art Lithium-ion Energy Storage Systems

Up to 500 Saft Li-ion energy storage systems for a total capacity of 3MWh will be deployed in combination with photovoltaic (PV) installations on France’s island territories including La Réunion and Corsica.

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Siemens to Supply Photovoltaic Plants to Italy and France

Siemens Energy has received orders for the turnkey construction of 15 photovoltaic plants with a combined capacity of 25 megawatts peak (MWp).

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