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UK Solar Power: There will never be a better time than right now

January 23, 2012
Solar Power: There will never be a better time than now

The DECC has confirmed what we’ve all been hoping for; the 21p tariff is the minimum for people in the UK to receive for the full 25 years if they install solar power before 3rd of March 2012. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr. Simon Clarke (8kWp, Merseyside)

January 12, 2012
8kWp Solar PV System Installation, Merseyside, UK

Mr Simon Clarke, 8kWp Solar PV System Installation, Merseyside, UK “Solar Selections were excellent helping me to chose an installer capable of delivering my 8kWp solar system before 12th December. 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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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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Electricity Price Inflation

December 9, 2011
Electricity Prices to Rise Across the UK

One of the key reasons for installing a solar panel system is to insure ones self against the current electricity price inflation rates. However, not many of us are aware of just how severe these rates have been and how much worse they are going get. This article reveals the inflation of electricity prices over [...]

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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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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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Discussing the Future of the UK Solar Industry: Part One – Residential

December 1, 2011
The Future of the UK Solar Industry: Residential Solar Power

We stand presently in a state of transition. At the time of writing this article, the most lucrative residential solar power incentive ever to be offered in the United Kingdom is days from being cut in half. So what does this mean for those still considering purchasing a solar energy system for their home or [...]

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Environmental Audit Committee and DECC meet over FIT Review

November 30, 2011

Yesterday the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Environmental Audit Committee came together in Westminster to discuss the state of the Solar Industry’s feed-in tariffs (FIT). The purpose of the meeting was to establish the factors that should and need to be considered when setting or altering a feed in tariff. The [...]

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How Solar Selections Reacted to the Solar Feed-in Tariff Deadline

November 29, 2011

The debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday the 23rd of November 2011 confirmed for many what was the inevitable; the deadline for the premium feed-in tariff rates has been brought forward to the 12th of December. In the build-up to the impending date Solar Selections was not alone in being inundated with requests [...]

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Solar Energy: Photovoltaic Power Generation Explained

October 6, 2011

It can be easy to allow oneself to be caught up in the comparisons of different solar panel brands and installers when considering a solar installation, forgetting the simple genius  behind what is really going on. The harnessing of the suns energy through solar panels is a marvelous thought to behold, and this article will pay [...]

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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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