Solar Latest News Round-Up Issue 10

Issue 10 of our Solar News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Testing news has now been published.

Renewable interest is growing

Electrical contractors are turning to the renewables sector in increasing numbers, according to the latest industry survey...
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Bright future for solar says report

Consultancy firm McKinsey has published a new report on solar PV technology that says that solar PV will reach grid-parity with coal and nuclear as soon as 2020...
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Free hands-on solar PV system electrical test training

Solar PV test specialist Seaward Solar is hosting a series of free hands-on training courses across the country to help installers to fully understand the electrical testing requirements of solar PV systems...
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Solar PV fire highlights dangers

After dealing with what is thought to be Britain’s first solar panel fire, Kent firefighters are teaching other brigades how to tackle solar panel blazes...
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New Solarlink PV test kit has datalogging capabilities

The latest solar PV electrical installation test kit from Seaward Solar enables contractors to meet the requirements of MCS MIS 3002, quickly, thoroughly and effectively...
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Green light for Green Deal providers

A major step forward in implementing the Green Deal was achieved when the government announced the first 22 organisations to become Green Deal Providers...
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Falling solar PV installations

The latest solar PV installation figures from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show falling registrations for the feed-in tariff scheme...
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Queen’s Award for Seaward

The Seaward Group has won a Queen’s Award for its specialist electrical safety testing equipment...
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