Solar Latest News Round-Up December 2011

The December issue of our Solar News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Testing news has now been published.

Rush to meet FiT deadline

Figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed that November accounted for 30% of the solar PV systems installed during 2011. The weekly figures show that the number of solar PV installations completed from November 20–27 totalled 11,395 with 10,998 of those being <4kW systems...
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Seaward at Ecobuild

Seaward Solar will be exhibiting at this year’s Ecobuild Show being held at the ExCel centre in London from 20th to 22nd March. Visitor to stand N2772 can see for themselves the latest in electrical safety testing technology for solar PV applications...
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Green Deal funding

The Government has announced the approval of £200m to be used as an incentive for the public to pick up the Green Deal scheme when it is available for homeowners in October 2012. While the primary goal of the Green Deal scheme is to increase energy efficiency of UK homes and business buildings to reduce the carbon emissions associated with... 
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PV100 comes with UKAS certification

Due to further improvements to the Seaward UKAS schedule (Laboratory No. 0809) we are now able to provide UKAS certification with all Seaward Solar PV100 testers. The UKAS certification applies to new products and those returned for calibration and provide confirmation of test accuracy through Seaward’s comprehensive UKAS accredited test regime...
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DECC’s revised budget adds £197 million to spending cap

DECC have quietly increased the spending envelope for the feed-in tariff budget by £197million over the next 4 years. This revised figure reflects a reclassification of larger-scale schemes that have elected to receive feed-in tariff rather than the RO...
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