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  • TÜV Rheinland PTL receives SRCC accreditation for solar thermal testing services

    TÜV Rheinland PTL, North America’s largest solar and photovoltaic testing company, has received accreditation from the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) as a laboratory for the testing of solar thermal collectors. With that, TÜV Rheinland PTL is the second laboratory, after the Group’s Cologne-based Solar Testing Centre, which is holding this accreditation. With the accreditation, ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

  • Solar Guide Survey Reveals Average Price of a Solar PV Installation

    Solar Guide, the free online resource for homeowners and engineers regarding all solar-related issues, has found the average price of a domestic solar PV installation to be less than GBP 12,000. Figures, taken from the second half of 2010, show the average cost of a completed solar installation was GBP 11,657. The research was carried out by Solar Guide to see ...


    By Marketwire

  • UK Solar PV Installers Hit Back at Energy Price Rises With Three Great Reasons to Go Solar

    During September 2011, the media has been providing yet more bleak forecasts for UK households, with a rise of between 10 and 20 per cent in energy prices expected for the coming winter. With global wholesale gas and electricity generation prices also remaining steadily high, solar photovoltaic panel (solar PV) installers Spirit Solar have renewed their efforts to offer UK consumers a viable and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Source Installs 19 Solar Energy Systems for St. Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Initiative

    Solar Source installed 19 solar systems for the city of St Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Project. Almost 950 solar panels were mounted on park facilities, including the Science + Technology ...

  • GSA’s Green Proving Ground Program Selects SageGlass to Control Sun Glare and Heat Gain for LEED Gold-accredited Texas Port of Entry

    SAGE today announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has selected SageGlass® dynamic glass for its ...

  • Solvis Lands Solar Funding

    Renewable energy specialist, Solvis Energy Solutions, has secured funding for the installation of solar panels on homes in the North West at no cost to the homeowners. Solvis has named MCS accredited installation company, Solar Choice, as the installer to fit the panels in the North West. Eric Hargreaves, Director at Solvis, is delighted with the funding, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Energy UK

    Solar PV is an important part of the UK’s energy mix and very much a renewables success story – overall deployment has surpassed expectations. Since 2010, from a starting point of almost zero, you, the industry, have now exceeded 4GW of capacity. This is a fantastic achievement. It means that the UK now has enough solar to power more than 900,000 homes with over half a million ...

  • Commercial rooftop solar

      Many thanks for the opportunity to speak at today’s conference. I’d particularly like to thank Reza Shaybani and the BPVA, for having pulled together such an impressive event. I understand some 300 people are here today, representing hundreds of organisations…from solar developers and installers, to property companies, project managers and financiers. ...

  • New transfer rules for rooftop solar

    A new consultation launched by the government today seeks views on removing a barrier for building-mounted solar PV by allowing medium and large installations to be moved between buildings without loss of Feed-in-Tariff payments. These proposed changes will enable businesses and factories to take solar panels (with a capacity of greater than 50kW) with them when they relocate, allowing them to ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Winner of Solar Guide's Latest Prize Draw Announced

    Back in December 2011 Alan Beal from Leatherhead, Surrey approached Solar Guide with a view to sourcing quotes for a new solar PV installation. Fast forward seven months and a delighted Mr Beal has just been revealed as the lucky winner of a GBP 100 Amazon gift certificate courtesy of Solar Guide. Solar Guide's customers are asked to rate and review ...


    By Marketwire

  • Moving? Your solar can move with you

    Businesses and factories will be able to take their solar panels with them when they relocate, allowing them to continue to reap the benefits of lower bills under proposed changes planned by government. In a consultation launched today, the government is seeking views on removing a barrier for building-mounted solar PV by allowing medium and large installations to be moved between buildings ...

  • Natural Sparx set to shine in UK Solar Industry

    The Natural Sparx online store is going live to professional solar PV installers following its launch at Ecobuild next week. The online store from Natural Sparx, the wholesale supplier of renewable energy products to trade, goes live to professional installers following the official launch at this year’s Ecobuild Exhibition. With the backing of the Rexel Group, Natural Sparx is able to ...


    By RealWire

  • Yingli Green Energy Partners with Solar 360 in Australia

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that one of its wholly-owned ...

  • The Sun Showers its Benevolent Grace on Solar Megamart

    Australia-based Solar Megamart is a leading contributor in Australia's fast growing economy. The 18-month old venture is a locally owned and operated company. Solar Megamart is one of the most prominent national providers of renewable energy in Australia. What makes Solar Megamart a prominent player in solar industry is ...


    By Solar Megamart

  • Move your solar panels and keep your tariff

    From summer 2019 medium and large building-mounted solar PV systems will be allowed to be moved between buildings without the loss of Feed-in Tariff (FIT) payments. Previously, if a FIT accredited installation was moved it became ineligible for further support. Now, landlords and tenants who cannot guarantee having long-term ownership or lease of a building can move their solar PV and keep their ...

  • Barker: Boom and bust for solar must be avoided

    New tariffs proposed Energy efficiency requirement from April Urgent action is needed to put the solar industry on a steadier, clearer and sustainable growth path, avoid boom and bust and protect the wider Feed-in Tariff scheme (FITs), Greg Barker said today. Reduced subsidies for domestic solar electricity production have been proposed as part of an urgent effort to ...

  • Solar PV Remains a Really Good Investment Providing Attractive Returns Says Solar Guide

    On 1st August the solar feed-in tariff in the UK endured yet another round of cuts which saw subsidies fall from 21p per kilowatt hour to just 16p. Although the reduction in tariff levels means homeowners installing solar PV systems will get paid less to generate their own renewable electricity, leading online portal Solar Guide says the technology remains a really good investment and as their ...


    By Marketwire

  • Cathy Redson Champions Harvesting Texas’ Sunshine in Valuable Solar Kilowatt Hours at the First Hill Country Solar Tour

    ImagineSolar instructor Catherine Redson is the featured speaker introducing the first ...

  • Results from the consultation on transfer rules for rooftop solar announced

    Growth in the commercial and industrial scale building-mounted solar market has been below levels of performance in other European countries, and there is potential for significant growth in the UK. In order to stimulate this sector, the Solar PV Strategy, published in April 2014, set out a number of actions that are intended to remove barriers to Solar PV deployment in this scale including ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • UK government plans deep cuts for solar farms under the feed-in-tariffs

    UK government unveiled a proposal to cut feed-in-tariffs for large-scale solar farms and proposed increased incentives to anaerobic digestion. UK Energy Minister, Greg Barker, published last week a proposal to cut the financial support for larger-scale solar installations under the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme, which if adopted will see feedin-tariffs slashed by as much as 70%. The cuts ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

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