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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Business Park To Be Built Incorporating Energy Efficient Measures

Jonathan James, who is a businessman, has been successful in obtaining planning permission to construct Littleport Business Park in Cambridgeshire at a cost of £3 million. It is to be located on three acres of land by the A10 next … Continue reading

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Wiltshire Solar Farm Receives Support

Towards the end of January 2013, Codford parish council had a meeting at which it added its full support for a planned solar panel farm at East Farm that is in Codford St Mary. It is proposed to install as … Continue reading

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Which? Influence More Accurate Solar Panel Savings Quotes

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is responsible for the certification of solar panel installers. As a result of Which? ‘s campaign the MCS have made some changes to their rules. The MCS has amended its regulations with regard to the … Continue reading

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Pension Fund Invests £12 Million In Solar Panel Plant

The Lancashire County Pension Fund has taken a financial interest in an Oxfordshire solar panel plant that is owned by the community. The fund has invested £12 million of its £4.6 billion in what they believe to be a sustainable … Continue reading

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Highlights of Greg Barker’s Speech On Solar Power

Greg Barker, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, gave a speech at the first of six Solar Roadshows at Sandown Racecourse on 7th February 2013. Some of the highlights follow: – The solar power industry has come a … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Market Looks Promising

Following the uncertainty caused by changes in the Feed in Tariff scheme in 2012 it is good to see the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change. January is traditionally a quiet month but figures show that … Continue reading

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Essex School Fits Solar Panels

Another school has had solar panels installed to save on energy bills but the opportunity will also be taken to further enhance the knowledge of pupils about saving energy and the environment. Hilltop Junior School in Wickford in Essex have … Continue reading

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Plans To Install Solar Panels In Forest

Last Saturday, the 2nd February 2013,  Swindon Council held a consultation meeting to discuss the possibility of building a solar panel farm within Shaw Forest. The area used to be a landfill site. Back on the 12th November 2012 James … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Installed At The Port Of Workington

As a part of a regeneration project costing millions of pounds the Port of Workington are having roof top solar panels installed by Penrith based Sundog Energy. The port is owned by Cumbria County Council and is undergoing a regeneration … Continue reading

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Plymouth To Replace Street Lights

Plymouth would like to replace every street light in the city (there are 28,000 of them) using LED bulbs that are more energy efficient than a standard type of bulb. This project is part of an energy saving strategy costing … Continue reading

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