Solar PV

Solar PV provider responds to Greg Barker's speech

Statement from Robert Goss, MD Conergy UK & Ireland: “The decision to hand local authorities responsibility led to some issues with countryside conservation, which could have been foreseen following the problems with wind farms. Let’s be clear: solar farms are not a problem in their own right, if they are properly located. Many villages are […]

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Solar energy central to renewables expansion

Sensitively-sited solar PV energy will be central to the growth of renewables in Britain, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said today. Installed solar PV capacity has increased 25 fold since the end of 2010. The new Solar PV Energy Roadmap sets out how the Government will work with businesses and industry to build […]

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Waxman Energy announces a new distribution agreement with Hanwha Q CELLS

Following Hanwha’s acquisition of the award-winning Q Cells in 2012, the company has continued to develop technically advanced PV modules “Engineered in Germany” and Waxman Energy is pleased to be able to offer these products to the UK market. Offering highly innovative all-weather technology, robust design and maximum cost reductions, the Q CELLS products are […]

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State of ingress

The UK solar marketplace continues to grow and presents significant business development opportunities for many installers who have diversified. However, according to Suzanne Day, one issue that is often overlooked is the problem of air ingress in solar systems and its negative impact on system performance. The UK solar industry has rapidly developed from a […]

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NAPIT says Europe must “catch up” with Solar PV Growth

According to the final statistics from 2012 (1), Europe isn’t the world leader it once was with solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. In order to keep the industry moving, NAPIT says more investment is required in solar technologies. In 2012, over 31 GW of new solar PV installations were created worldwide, approximately the same as in […]

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