Category Archives: Solar PV

EC to impose solar duties of 11.8% on Chinese solar products from 6 June

European trade commissioner, Karel de Gucht, has announced that the European Commission will impose solar duties on Chinese-manufactured solar products. As of 6 June 2013, a tariff rate of 11.8% will be introduced. On 6 August 2013, the rate will … Continue reading

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Methil, Fife, Summer Competition

 Renewables recently completed this large domestic installation in Methil, Fife. The installation was one of the largest domestic systems consisting of the maximum 4kW solar PV and a 3 panel Solar Thermal system. The photograph shows part of a 16 … Continue reading

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Using the GREEN DEAL to help finance PV

Recently released information can be found here on how to use the Green Deal to help finance a PV install. One comment – the suggested price for a 4kWp sytem is high!

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St Andrews Day First

On a bright clear and frosty St Andrews day, Lothian Renewables put the finishing touches to the first installation carried out as part of the currently available discounted solar thermal scheme running in East Lothian, probably the greatest renewables deal running in the … Continue reading

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Northlight Dunbar

Northlight Dunbar, a creative arts season in the landscape of Dunbar running this Aug turned to Lothian Renewables when they had a requirement for mains electricity to run a “mini cinema” at Dunbar harbour. After discussions with the organisers regarding … Continue reading

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Poolewe PV and Solar Thermal

This installation in Poolewe  shows both Solar Thermal and PV. Since installed on this south facing roof the customer has experienced 2 reductions in her monthly electricity payments from supplier E.ON. The solar hot water system together with a new highly … Continue reading

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Dunbar Parish Church Hall public display

The public display unit installed as part of a 4kW system installed at Dunbar Parish Church Hall.

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Enecsys micro inverter

A close up view of an Enecsys micro inverter. On this system each PV panel is connected to an individual inverter to give the best possible yield from the array. Remote access via the Internet allows performance data to be … Continue reading

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Hyundia black framed solar modules

Built in the height of the industrial revolution this iconic symbol of our carbon emitting past shown reflecting on one of the first arrays to utilise the hyundia black famed modules.

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Barn Roof 4kW Solar Array

Fission and Fusion! Commissioned in December 2011 this 4kW system mounted on a barn roof provides renewable electricity the the adjacent farm house with Torness nuclear plant in the background.

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