Shepway District Council Give Go Ahead for 18MW Solar Array

The UK's biggest solar energy farm is to be built on farmland in New Romney and will occupy a 114-acre site on agricultural land at Sycamore Farm in Millbank Lane.

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Solar Farm Given Go Ahead on Anglesey

Anglesey Council's planning and orders committee have approved plans for the 70 acre development in Bodorgan, which could generate electricity for up to 4,500 homes.

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Solar Powered Coal Mining for National Museum Wales’ Big Pit

Wales’ national coal mining museum is now benefitting from solar energy following the installation of PV panels.

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Octopus Secures Funding from RBS and Dutch Bank NIBC for Solar Projects

Octopus Investments (Octopus) in partnership with Lightsource Renewable Energy (Lightsource), its dedicated in-house solar development company, has announced that it had successfully secured funding from The Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate and Institutional Banking (RBS CIB) and Dutch bank NIBC for six of its solar parks.

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Seaward Solar PV Test Technology Helps To Boost School’s Green Commitment

Innovative hand held electrical test instrumentation has been used on the installation of a new solar PV system which has been designed to enable a school to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Solar Is Coming Of Age, Climate Change Minister Announces

Solar panel installations across the UK are set to increase in 2013, the minister for climate change Greg Barker predicts.

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Fluke Introduces New Voltage and Continuity Testers

T110 2-pole testerFluke has introduced the Fluke® T90, T110, T130 and T150 Voltage and Continuity Testers. The new family of rugged two pole voltage/continuity testers offers a combination of light, sound, vibration and digital display to provide instant answers under any working condition.

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STA Responds to UK Renewable Roadmap

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has welcomed the publication of the UK Renewables Roadmap.  The Roadmap identifies the key renewable energy technologies that will enable the UK to fulfil its 2020 15% renewable energy target.  

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Laminated Copper Bar Technical Guide from Rittal

Rittal’s Universal SupportsRittal has recognised a rise in the popularity of laminated copper bars in the OEM and panel builder market and produced a technical guide, which shows how to calculate fault rating capacities of their laminated copper bar.

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ETA Enclosures & Cosmotec Have A Cool New UK Agreement for 2013

Cosmotec enclosure coolingA complete range of cabinet cooling solutions with the added bonus of significant cost savings is now available from ETA Enclosures UK thanks to a new joint agreement with thermal management manufacturer Cosmotec.

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