60MW Of Hive Energy Solar Parks Are Now Ready To Start Construction

Hive Energy, one of the UK’s leading developers of solar parks, announced that it has successfully completed the pre-construction development of nine new solar parks with a total output of 60 Mega Watts (MW).

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BRE to help construction sector see through the clouds

BRE are to lead one of ten collaborative R&D projects sharing £5m of Government funding to overcome barriers to the uptake of cloud-based computing services.

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BRE Takes Over BuildingSMART UK

From 1st January 2013 BRE will take over the running of BuildingSMART UK - a key driving force in the uptake of BIM.

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Councils Vote in Favour of 50 MW of Solarcentury Planning Applications

Councils in both Norfolk and Suffolk have voted in favour of planning applications submitted by Solarcentury for the development of 4 solar parks.

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Solarcentury is awarded planning approval for 6.3 MW solar park

Eastleigh Borough Council have granted planning permission for a solar photovoltaic park at the Chalcroft Farm, West End near Southampton.

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Newark and Sherwood Homes Commits to Further Investment in Renewable Energy

More tenants of Newark and Sherwood Homes are set to benefit from free electricity during daylight hours, as the organisation has decided to reinvest in another 135 solar PV installations across the district. The work will be carried out by Nationwide Solar, the UK’s largest social housing solar PV contractor.

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TGC Renewables Receives Planning Permission for a 4.2MW Solar Farm in East Devon

Upon completion, the project will provide the southwest of England based farm with a guaranteed rental income over the next 25 years, and a regular supply of clean electricity direct to the national grid.

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STA Responds to Renewables Obligation Decision for Solar Power

DECC has decided to reduce support for solar power under the Renewables Obligation from 2 ROCs today to 1.6 ROCs from April 2013 – a reduction of 20%.

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New NHBC Report Steers Market Towards MVHR

Xpelair welcome the latest report from the National House-Building Council (NHBC) that aims to define the causes of overheating in homes, strengthening the case for the wider adoption of Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) solutions.

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Prompt Payment Code: Four years on UK’s largest companies pay nine days faster

Four years after the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) was launched, Experian reveals that the difference between the late payment times of the largest firms (more than 1,000 employees) and the smallest firms (up to 25 employees) has improved significantly, falling by almost nine days during this period, driven by better payment behaviour amongst the UK’s biggest companies.

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