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2011-01-20 03:00:00

BRISTOL, England, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There is some good news for UK homeowners trying to protect themselves against rising energy bills and looking for a guaranteed return on any investment they make this year. SunShare, a new scheme that launched on Monday 17th January 2011, allows UK homeowners to invest in solar panels for their home for only a part of the upfront installation costs. Qualifying UK homes that install solar panels with SunShare will benefit from free...

2010-10-21 07:04:00

MANCHESTER, England, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- MCS accredited solar panel installers, Solar Choice, believe that the uptake in solar pv panels is definitely increasing as a result of the recently introduced Feed In Tariff. Solar Choice Sales Director, Ajay Hargreaves, comments that; "The Feed In Tariff has made solar panel installation a viable investment - rather than simply an expense. The rates you are paid by the Government for the electricity you produce are generous, to say the least...

2010-10-11 11:58:00

BERLIN, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Photovoltaic system installations in the first eight months of 2010 surpassed 4.8 GWp. With demand over 300 percent higher than the same period last year, Germany accounts for approximately half of all photovoltaic (PV) systems installed worldwide in 2010. Several of the world's largest photovoltaic companies have further invested in Germany this year to meet high demand. Recent estimates predict that installations in Germany will approach an...

2010-06-17 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar panel installation experts at Solar Choice believe the Government is failing consumers by neglecting to publicise vital information about the Feed-In Tariff widely enough. The UK's Feed-In Tariff came into effect in April 2010 and offers generous financial incentives to consumers opting to install solar PV panels in their homes. Yet despite this, there has been relatively little by way of information and publicity about the tariff made...

2010-05-26 02:00:00

LONDON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 1st of April 2010 the Government officially launched its Clean Energy Cashback or Feed-in Tariff (FIT) in an effort to encourage people to generate their own low carbon energy. This means that you could be paid for every kilowatt hour (kWh) of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panels - an investment that could save you money by generating the electricity you need to power your home while also earning you benefits through the Government's Clean Energy Cashback....

2010-05-24 09:00:00

DETROIT, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Edison has provided more than $1 million to customers in Southeastern Michigan to help power their homes and businesses with solar energy. But there's plenty of money still available to help customers reduce their monthly electricity costs, as well as their carbon footprint, for the next 20 years. "The response to the SolarCurrents program has been good," said Trevor Lauer, DTE Energy vice president, Retail Marketing. "But we still have another $24...

2010-04-27 09:43:00

ATLANTA, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power received approval April 20 from the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to modify its Green Energy program, giving customers more solar options. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) At the request of PSC Commission Chair Lauren "Bubba" McDonald, the program has been redesigned to include the following: Premium Green Energy - This option will now contain 50 percent solar energy at a cost of $5 per...

2010-03-16 01:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar panel installation specialists, Solar Choice have praised the forthcoming introduction of the UK feed-in tariff, which will come into effect in April 2010. The UK feed-in tariff means that homes or businesses choosing to install solar PV will be paid for every single unit of electricity they generate - including the units they use themselves! The rates at which they will be paid will depend greatly, on the type and size of the system...

2009-01-21 07:00:00

New York City's renewable energy future looks bright as Con Edison gives full support to pioneering effort NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Energy Systems (SES) and Big Sue, LLC (Big Sue) are changing the image of the City's energy landscape. SES, one of the Northeast's leading integrators of solar power systems, has successfully commissioned New York City's first commercial net metered solar photovoltaic (PV) system for Big Sue, a general contracting and consulting firm which...

2008-10-13 00:00:23

By SARAH ARNOTT Business in brief ENERGY A House of Commons motion today will put small-scale renewable energy back on the political agenda by calling for government support measures to drive change. The "feed-in" tariff scheme proposed by a cross-party group of peers as an amendment to the Energy Bill would act as an incentive for households and organisations to use solar panels and wind turbines to generate their own electricity, by setting a price for both the energy they use and any...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.