Solar Latest News Round-Up Issue 16

Issue 16 of our Solar News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Testing news has now been published.

Installers may not be doing adequate solar PV tests

In a recent survey, solar PV test equipment manufacturer Seaward asked: Is your organisation specifically involved with the electrical safety and performance testing of PV installations? 126 respondents said YES, and where then asked which of the following tests does your organisation complete on PV installations?
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Putting solar into context

A solar comparison website is claiming that an area the size of Derbyshire could conceivably supply the UK with all the electricity it needs. The Eco Experts took up the challenge of calculating how much land the UK would have to dedicate to installations in order to ensure that its total demand was met by solar-generated electricity.
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Film demonstrates faster solar PV system testing with the PV150

Seaward Solar has produced a new video to demonstrate the fast testing effectiveness of its PV150 dedicated solar PV tester. The special video shows how the PV150 can be used for much simpler, quicker and safe testing of PV systems as part of installation, commissioning and baseline performance tests.
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Solar PV still a good option for public sector

A new book confirms that solar PV is still a good option for local authorities and other public bodies. A Guide to Solar PV Projects for Local Authorities and Other Public Bodies by Stephen Cirell, is the first detailed guide for public sector bodies on how to undertake a PV project as part of a renewable energy or climate change strategy. 
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STA happy with DECC’s sub 5MW RO decision

The Solar Trade Association has warmly welcomed the decision by DECC not to remove sub 5MW solar schemes from eligibility for Renewables Obligation (RO) support - the UK´s biggest support mechanism for renewable power.
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Seaward Solar are busy next month...

Come and visit our stand at Intersola India, Mumbai, at the Diversifying with Segen conference in Sheffield or at Elex at Sandown Park in Surrey next month to get hands-on with the Seaward Solar PV Testing range. 
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