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Solar Panels/Modules

WINAICO solar panels in the UK

March 4, 2013
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WINAICO is a global manufacturer of high-quality solar panels. WINAICO’s office in the UK was founded at the beginning of 2011 and the company is currently expanding its presence across the country. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to [...]

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CIGS thin-film solar panels improving in efficiency

February 5, 2013
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Solar panels made using CIGS cell technology have been increasing in efficiency over the past few years. Although silicon-cell solar panels still dominate the residential solar PV market, a number of advances in CIGS cell efficiency promise a possible increase in the popularity of the technology. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook [...]

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6 questions for Panasonic Solar

January 21, 2013
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Panasonic, known globally for its household electronics, is also a manufacturer of high-end solar panels. Solar Selections asked Panasonic Solar EU 6 questions about the company, its products, and the UK’s solar industry in general. Their responses are below. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with [...]

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Romag Solar Panels: UK-made solar modules for all applications

January 3, 2013
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Romag is a UK-leading manufacturer of high-quality glass and also specialising in solar panels. The company, based in the northeast of England, has been around since 1943 and is the only home-grown manufacturer of solar panels in the UK. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share [...]

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Sharp solar panels in the UK

December 20, 2012
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Sharp is one of the biggest names in electronics in the world, and one of the pioneers of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology industry. Sharp solar panels are among the most reliable and efficient of those on offer in the UK, and carry a trusted, household name. This article is an overview of Sharp’s solar panels, [...]

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Panasonic HIT solar panels in the UK

December 12, 2012
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Panasonic HIT solar panels (formerly Sanyo HIT) have proven to be some of the most popular solar panels in the UK thanks to their high quality standards and efficiency. Panasonic also manufactures a wide range of energy-efficient white goods and energy-related products such as heat pumps and fuel cells, not to mention batteries and energy [...]

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Solar Panel Performance Database in the UK

November 15, 2012
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The University of Sheffield has for the last two years been collecting and comparing renewable energy generation data from thousands of solar panels across the UK. Their website now publishes reports each month detailing how much energy is being generated across all of their registered systems. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on [...]

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Securing the 22GWp target with more than solar panel price leaps

November 8, 2012
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Following on from our analysis of the 22GWp target that Greg Barker, Minister for Energy and Climate Change, recently reestablished; this article examines whether another leap in solar panel prices is possible. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments [...]

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World’s largest transparent solar PV roof to be built in New Jersey, USA

October 19, 2012

A massive semi-transparent roof will be providing power for the head office US pharmaceutical company Novartis in New Jersey. The 295-kilowatt (kW) solar system is a major milestone for the building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) industry, and for BIPV specialist firm Sunways AG, which will provide the 161,000 modules that will comprise the system. Bookmark on Delicious [...]

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LG Solar panels in the UK

September 17, 2012
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Korea’s LG (“Life’s Good”) is a leading global technology innovator in electronics, mobile communications, and home appliances. LG’s energy solutions division manufactures solar panels for residential and commercial solar PV systems. On top of bearing a reputable brand name, LG solar modules  a number of features that make them stand out from the pack. Bookmark on [...]

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Solar Selections Client Generates 4,120kWh in 1 Year from a 4kWp

July 12, 2012

Solar Selections has just been informed that one of our first clients has generated 4,120kWh from their 4kWp solar panel system in Cheshire in the first year alone. This is amazing news as the MCS standards suggest that the solar panel system should only be generating 3,431 kWh per annum. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]

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SunPower solar panels in the UK

June 28, 2012
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The world record for solar panel efficiency goes to SunPower‘s solar panels: 24% cell efficiency (sunlight  –> usable electricity in laboratory conditions) and 19.6% conversion efficiency (sunlight –> usable electricity in real-life conditions) with the SunPower E19 / 320W solar modules. SunPower prides itself in its hard-earned reputation for world-leading technology and excellent customer service. [...]

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Kyocera Solar PV Panels in the UK

May 17, 2012
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Kyocera Solar boasts some of the most efficient and arguably the most reliable solar photovoltaic (solar PV) panels in the extremely competitive emerging global solar industry. A strong player in the solar field since long before solar power reached its current status as a mainstream and well-regarded electricity generation source. Kyocera Solar has made steady [...]

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Solar Panel Analysis: SERAPHIM SRP-(295W-310W)-6MA

April 24, 2012

Seraphim products are new to the UK market, their range of Solar Panel modules offer a cost effective yet quality option for homeowners. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Trina Honey Cell Technology Solar PV Panels

April 13, 2012
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Trina Solar, one of the biggest vertically-integrated manufacturers of solar PV panels in the world, released 2 new lines of modules using its ‘Honey’ solar PV cell at the beginning of 2012. TUV Rheinland, an independent solar PV module testing organisation, verified the peak output of one of these–the PC/05A 60-cell module–at 274 watts in [...]

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Discount Solar Panels UK

March 29, 2012
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The starting point for finding the best deal on solar power in the UK is sourcing an installer who offers discounted solar panels. All installers in the Solar Selections network offer a unique and authentic discount on the solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations, available only through Solar Selections. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on [...]

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Best Solar Panels

March 12, 2012
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There are many considerations that need to be accounted for when determining which solar panels are the “best”. To start with one solar panel might be better/more suited to one situation over another. This article shall approach a number of scenarios, giving examples of how different panels are more suited to different scenarios. Bookmark on [...]

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Cheap Solar Panels

March 12, 2012
Cheap solar panels in the UK

Not only does our free service provides instant comparisons of local installers – we tackle the larger issues for the UK solar industry at large as well. This article examines how there is a great deal of speculation in the UK solar industry regarding what makes a solar panel ‘cheap’ or ‘expensive’. At the heart [...]

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Solar Panel Analysis: SANYO HIT 235-240

January 18, 2012
Sanyo HIT Panels in the UK

One of the most widely recognised and marketed panels on the UK market; the SANYO HIT (now Panasonic HIT) is highly valued from a variety of perspectives.  Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Dyesol dye-based Solar PV tech firm aiming for UK grid parity

December 7, 2011
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Dyesol is aiming to totally transform the solar photovoltaics (PV) industry by commercialising a still largely uncommercialised solar PV technology: the Dye Solar Cell (DSC). The Dye Solar Cell is a next-generation PV technology that utilises a ‘sandwich’ of materials to copy the photosynthetic properties of plants in order to turn sunlight into usable power. [...]

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