Solar Latest News Round-Up Issue 11

Issue 11 of our Solar News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Testing news has now been published.

New FiT rate start delayed until August

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has now published the results of the latest solar feed-in tariff consultation. From August 1 the new rate for domestic 4kW systems will be 16p/kWh, set in line with current installation figures...
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A new combined voice for solar PV

All four major solar industry trade associations have come together for the first time in an effort to promote the sector more positively. The British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA), the Micropower Council (MPC)...
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New solar power clamp

A highly versatile new AC/DC clamp meter has been introduced for effective power measurement and diagnostic testing of solar PV systems. The high performance Seaward Solar Power Clamp is capable of measuring AC and DC circuit power, in addition to...
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Solar PV the most installed energy source

Solar PV was the most installed energy source in Europe during 2011 according to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). ‘Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics until 2016’, a new report from the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA)...
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IET Event – Solar power the way forward

A special event will consider the future for solar and address many of the key challenges faced by the sector. Being held on 4 July 2012 in Birmingham, the event includes a keynote presentation from DECC on the long term strategy for a sustainable FiT programme...
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