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Solar Capacity Increases Significantly

It is always pleasing to report good news. Figures produced in the last few days by the Department of Energy and Climate Change do make for good reading. For any of you working within the solar industry and, indeed, for … Continue reading

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The Urban Community Energy Fund

This week the government has provided some potentially good news for the solar industry. Ed Davey, who is the Energy and Climate Change Secretary, launched The Urban Community Energy Fund as part of the Community Energy Strategy. This fund has … Continue reading

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Nearly 500,000 UK Homes Have Solar Panels

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has produced statistics revealing that the UK now has 495,459 homes with solar panels fitted and, based upon historic data, it is likely that the solar panel industry should be celebrating half … Continue reading

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Some Things To Consider When Buying Solar Panels

When it comes to making a significant investment in purchasing a solar photovoltaic panel system, you really should do your homework and find out about things like how the Feed-in-Tariff scheme works and how best to go about finding a … Continue reading

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Survey Following Green Deal Assessments

The Green Deal only came into being towards the end of January 2013 yet there have been two surveys carried out to judge its effectiveness. Briefly, the Green Deal was set up to encourage householders to have energy saving improvements … Continue reading

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Last Week In June Sees Record Solar Capacity Installation Figures

According to figures made available by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), there was 31MW of brand new solar capacity installed during the last week of June 2013. On the face of it, this would appear to be … Continue reading

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Greg Barker Lobbies The European Commission

Having only yesterday commented about Philipp Rösler, who is the Vice Chancellor of Germany and the Federal Minister of Economics and Technology in Germany, in so much as he has expressed his concern if the European Commission decide to impose … 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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Solar Panels Have Huge Impact On Green Energy Production

Although there has been a reduction in the number of solar panels being installed on UK homes in recent months they are still having a significant impact on the volume of green energy being produced. Official figures have been released … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Installations Drop

Following the Government’s decision to reduce the incentive scheme for the feed in tariff that came into effect in April the installation of solar panels has reduced by 54% when comparing the current weekly average with the weekly average of … Continue reading

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