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Lease your land for solar: Returns on 5MWp solar parks in Swansea, Wales

January 9, 2013
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Those who own land in Swansea, Wales may want to consider leasing out a portion of it for a solar park or solar farm. Thanks to the region’s sunny climate, solar power systems large and small have proved popular here. This article is an overview of the potential returns for Swansea residents who choose to lease [...]

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Solar Radiation in the UK: Do Solar Panels really work in Scotland?

October 30, 2012

A common question among those considering the purchase of solar panels in the UK is the weather. Do the sunlight hour differences from Cornwall to Scotland make significant enough of a difference to their effectiveness? The answer may surprise those who are interested.. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin [...]

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Solar Power Campaign to Raise Positive Awareness

October 16, 2012

A new social media campaign by the name of ‘Please Your Plug’ aims to highlight the benefits of solar power on a national scale. Following on from a tumultous year of feed in tariff reductions and ROC review announcements, the news comes as a welcome change and aims to bring together information for householders and [...]

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Solar Farming & Support for Local Communities

September 20, 2012

Ed Davey, Energy Secretary with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), recently stated that the wind industry ought to offer perks to surrounding communities in which they are developed. This notion could be carried over to solar farm developers as a unique way of overcoming some of the remaining critiques of large scale [...]

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Renewable Energy Incentive Announcement – ROC Review

September 10, 2012

The Department of Energy and Climate Change have released their recommendations for the review of the Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) scheme for large solar projects and solar farms in the UK. The review has outlined a gradual reduction model that will begin with the ROC allocation falling from 2x ROC’s to 1.5x ROC’s on March [...]

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Solar Farms – How they work and is your land eligible for a land rental?

September 6, 2012

Solar Farms are a new and secure approach to farming your land. Farmers from southern UK are quickly acknowledging the benefits associated with renting their land out to accommodate for a Solar Farm. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the [...]

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Commercial Solar Power Finance Package – Solar Selections

February 16, 2012
Unique Financing Package for large-scale commercial solar installations

Solar Selections can now offer businesses a unique solution to financing a large scale solar power installation. Solar Selections has been working on an exclusive finance package for businesses looking to invest in Solar Pv. The package is structured so that there is no upfront capital requirement and tax benefits are handled efficiently. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]

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Discussing the Future of the UK Solar Industry: Part Two – Commercial

December 7, 2011
Future of the UK Solar Feed-in Tariff: Commercial Solar

With two significant reductions in the feed-in tariffs for commercial systems taking place within the last twelve months, it’s understandable that the UK industry is taking stock of what has occurred. It’s obvious now that the government incentives introduced for commercial solar power were too generous to sustain. It’s also becoming increasingly evident that the [...]

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Commercial Solar Energy Systems: An Introductory Guide

December 6, 2011
Commercial Solar Power

Commercial solar energy systems are exciting prospects. Established to provide energy security for large corporate sites, small to mid scale power supply for remote operational energy, solar farming or purely investment interests, commercial solar power is big business. In places like the United States and Germany millions of pounds have been invested and made by [...]

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Ground Mounted Solar Energy Systems: An Overview

October 11, 2011

We may not be as fortunate as other countries when it comes to spare land here in the UK, but that does not mean we can’t make the most of what we have. Indeed, it is the effective use of our grounds that can be the telling difference between an economy that prospers and one [...]

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