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August Feed-in Tariff Rate Announcement: Rates and Positive Feedback

May 24, 2012

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has today released the official solar feed-in tariff rates for 2012. On the 1st of August 2012 the new rates will come into play, one month later than earlier expected. The rates are better than expected and pave the way for a long and healthy growth of [...]

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DECC Announce Phase Two of the UK Solar Industry for 2012

February 9, 2012

Today the Department of Energy and Climate Change announced the various policy changes that will affect the UK solar industry in 2012 and beyond. By and large the information has been received as better than expected, with EPC requirements not as high as was predicted and the 21p tariff rates ensured for installations following April [...]

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Solar Feed-in Tariff Legal Challenge: A timeline

January 2012 Update on the UK Solar Feed-in Tariff: A Timeline

January 5, 2012

The solar feed-in tariff continues it’s tumultuous development into 2012, with court battles and review delays being the main developments of the new year. So where do we stand as of January 2012 regarding the deadlines and tariff reductions that were proposed last year and supposedly brought into place? Is there any tariff at all available right [...]

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Discussing the Future of the UK Solar Industry: Part Three – A Perspective on International Investment Trends

January 4, 2012
The Future of the UK Solar Industry: International Investment Trends

Following on from our two previous reports, this article will adopt an international perspective to further analyse the future of the UK solar industry. Bloomberg New Energy Finance‘s comprehensive report and sources such as PV-Tech and EnergyTrend will be used to generate an informed and updated look at how the UK market will grow compared with other [...]

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FAQ: Connecting Your Solar Energy System to the Grid

October 26, 2011

There is a unique process that needs to take place when one installs a solar power system on their property in the aim of claiming the UK’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT). This helpful guide will chronologically examine what that is and provide a checklist for claiming the all important FiT and installing a system properly. Bookmark [...]

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FAQ: How do I Size my Solar Energy System?

October 24, 2011

The process of installing a solar energy system on your property should follow a relatively consistent path. The variety of panel brands, inverters, installation companies and electricity retailers paying your tariffs may differ, but the essential points of establishing feasibility and suitability should always be present. This article will follow on from previous entries regarding [...]

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The Solar Feed-in Tariff Review: Expectations and Projections

October 11, 2011

There is a growing degree of speculation in the industry regarding the feed-in tariff (FiT) review that is approaching towards the end of 2011. Due to the incredible importance of the tariff to your average solar energy installation, such debate is healthy and ensures awareness of it’s approach. Issues can arise however when speculation enters [...]

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Solar Selections: An overview of our service

September 29, 2011

  Curious about what kind of service Solar Selections can provide? Interested in finding out more information before requesting a Quote Comparison from us? Here at Solar Selections we’re conscious of the fact that Solar Brokering is a concept unique to our business, and as such we’ve compiled this quick guide on what to expect from [...]

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Solar Choice & Solar Selections: The Origins of Solar Brokering

September 28, 2011

Solar Energy is now one of the fastest growing and most fascinating industries in the world. Over the last three decades photo voltaic panels  have developed from a novelty in to a genuine source of energy for millions of people. Once confined to remote structures owned by elite green enthusiast or council bus shelter lighting arrangements, [...]

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Cost of solar to see further decreases throughout EU

September 22, 2011

The cost of solar power is coming down even more quickly than expected, according to new research by the EU Energy Institute. The fall is part of a global trend towards increasingly affordable solar power, which once had a reputation for being prohibitively expensive. According to the Institute, solar panels are also a ‘good investment’, and [...]

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