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Solar Industry News

SolarUK Ltd maintains a watch on current news about our industry. We have presented our up to date list of news items below.

New Bodleian Library
Solar UK are pleased to have been awarded a contract with Michael J Lonsdale for the development of a Solar Thermal installation on the New Bodleian Library in Oxford.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 09 December 2013 17:15

Solar UK at
Why not take the opportunity to come and speak with us on Thursday 31st October 2013 at Sussex Coast College, Hastings, TN34 1BA.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 31 October 2013 07:43

Chinese Import tariff question resolved
Stability for UK PV market. Another important step forward has been reached for the long term stability of PV in the UK. The European Commission (EC) has announced that it has reached an agreement with China that will avoid the imposition of anti-dumping duties.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 31 October 2013 07:43

Solar continues to top opinion polls
Solar has once again proved to be the most popular renewable technology amongst Brits according to results of surveys by both the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the BBC.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 18 September 2013 08:48

Renewable Heat Incentive confirmed for spring 2014
DECC confirm the introduction of RHI for Spring 2014 Immediate boost for householders wanting to go for solar hot water All installations since 2009 eligible to join
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 27 July 2013 14:29

RHPP for solar thermal increased to £600
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that payments for the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme have been significantly increased as of today.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 21 May 2013 06:40

Solar in the UK is more compelling than ever
“The current level of feed-in tariff continues to represent good value for residential consumers, and with balance-of-system costs coming right down, rooftop panels can yield the same return on investment in percentage terms as they did before the cuts. And when you factor in the likelihood of increases to wholesale electricity prices, self-generation can offer a good deal of financial security. Untapping the full potential of the residential sector will be crucial to sustaining the upward trend of the UK market,
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 04 March 2013 08:43

Best Buy Now as EU anti dumping law will push panel prices skywards
The proposal for the EU to apply massive import tax on PV panels will cause a rapid rise in cost of systems. Currently the Feed in Tariff rate is giving a better return on investment than when the scheme first started due to the huge drop in purchase price for a system.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 23 February 2013 10:36

The Green Deal launches
The coalition’s flagship energy scheme will allow houses across England and Wales to install energy efficiency measures for no upfront cost. The measures are paid for by savings on utility bills, with the cost of repayments no more than the savings generated by the installed measures.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 30 January 2013 08:29

Green Deal Finance Company confirms 6.96 per cent interest rate
The underlying rate means that when operating fees are taken into account indicative interest rates on a financing package of £5,000 will range from 7.67 per cent to 7.96 per cent depending on the duration of the loan. The figure is lower than the eight to nine per cent some observers had predicted. GDFC said it would provide "competitively priced finance [that is] open to all", but Labour Shadow Climate Minister Luciana Berger attacked the offer as a "sky high interest rate" that represents a "bad deal for the public".
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 30 January 2013 08:29

 

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