Commercial & Residential Solar

October 6, 2010
According to recent media reports, a UK-based asset management group is planning to raise £40 million from wealthy individuals in order to pay for a tax-sheltered venture capital trust that will invest in small-scale British solar power projects.
October 6, 2010
London Housing Association tenants of the Brentfield Estate near the North Circular in Brent have reportedly seen a £120 saving per property on their electricity bills following the installation of solar photovoltaics roof…
October 6, 2010
Birmingham City Council has announced its plans to install photovoltaic solar panels on 10,000 council houses. According to reports in the Guardian, the council agreed last week to set the ball rolling on the £100m project.
September 30, 2010
The race is well and truly on for the development of the first large-scale solar power plant in the UK. With one project in the South West appearing to have taken an early lead, Corby Council today announces that it wants the top spot.
September 15, 2010
It is still early days for the organic photovoltaics (OPV) market, which uses semiconducting plastics initially developed at Cambridge University for electronics applications such as flexible displays.
September 9, 2010
A village school in Powys, Wales has been given a complete makeover by British Gas as part of the Green Streets programme. Pupils returned to Llangattock Church Primary School, met by newly insulated classrooms, cleanly pained walls, 10 sparkling computers, and the promise of solar power.
September 6, 2010
Swiss solar inverter company, Sputnik Engineering, has announced that beginning in the fourth quarter of 2010, it will be supplying the UK with its solar inverters. "The UK has ambitious goals. Our portfolio matches the individual market segments perfectly and we are looking forward to being a major player in this…
September 2, 2010
Energy regulator Ofgem has now released the UK installation numbers for the period 1-31st August 2010, revealing a huge spike in figures. The details set out on the company’s website show that August was a record month in terms of solar photovoltaic installations.
August 31, 2010
Global solar photovoltaics project developer, juwi Solar, is to extend its international business activities by entering new photovoltaics markets and creating 500 new jobs worldwide by 2012. As well as continuing…
August 27, 2010
Plans have been submitted for a large-scale solar power plant, to be located near Louth, which could be the largest solar project submitted so far in the UK. The huge installation of solar panels is to be built at Fen Farm, Conisholme, on land next to the Conisholme 20-turbine wind farm.

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