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Solar Panels/Modules

Solarwatt Easy-In BIPV roof system acquires MCS certification

November 29, 2011
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Solarwatt is a German solar photovoltaic (solar PV) panel manufacturer based in Dresden. In addition to standard solar modules, the company also provides off-grid solar and building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) solutions. Their Easy-In BIPV roofing systems have recently been granted MCS certification. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via [...]

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REAL Deposit and Advanced Payment Insurance Scheme

October 21, 2011

If you are worried about what will happen to your deposit if the solar power supplier that you have placed an order with ceases to trade, look no further. 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 [...]

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‘Made in China’: How Country of Origin Affects Solar Components

October 19, 2011

One of the most hotly debated topics in any industry is quality control with regards to a product’s origin. From the stereotypes surrounding Italian sports cars and Egyptian cotton, entire industries have been affected by the consensus on these assumptions. The solar industry is not above such generalisations here in the UK, with Chinese, German, [...]

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FAQ: Which type of solar panels are best for your needs?

October 7, 2011

  “What type of solar panels are the best?” This is one of the first questions usually asked by people who are in the market for a solar photovoltaic (PV) energy system, but it is a question that needs some qualification, as the answer really depends on a number of factors. None of the most [...]

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The Truth on Solar Panel Efficiency

October 3, 2011

Many of us spend a lot of time researching which solar panels we want to to invest in. There are a number of characteristics that we should be considering; however, the key indicator seems to be solar panel efficiency. It seems that the UK market has an obsession with panel efficiency and I just want us to ask ourselves why. Bookmark [...]

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