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Sims Solar news

Money off vouchers available under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment scheme May 21, 2013

Householders across Great Britain will be able to get even more cash for renewable heating kit, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced.

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Feed in Tariff (FiT) rates - 1 July 2013 May 07, 2013

Ofgem has confirmed the feed in tariff rates (FiT) for solar photovoltaic technologies installed for the period starting 1 July 2013 until 1 October 2013. The rate change will effect all PV installs smaller than 50kW with an eligibility date during this period. The FiT rate for PV systems larger than 50kW will remain unchanged, having been modified on 1 May 2013.

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Calculating installed capacity for solar thermal systems Apr 22, 2013

When it comes to registering solar thermal system with Gemserv it is necessary to provide an installed capacity in kWth. Gemserv has published a methodology for doing this.

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A consumers experience of changing energy supplier Apr 12, 2013

With our recent energy bills demonstrating that this years winter has been longer than usual and the general consensus that energy prices are only going to go higher as a result of wholesale fuel price increases and the closure of generating plant, we felt a review of our energy provider was essential.

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Is your Solar Thermal Hot Water system working correctly? Apr 12, 2013

Now that the weather has started to improve it is worth making sure your solar thermal hot water system is ready for the summer heating season. An incorrectly operating system will not effectively transfer heat from the collector to the store, at best this will just waste money and give you no hot water, at worst it will lead to early pump failure and early degradation of the glycol based heat transfer fluid.

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Fronius Inverter Warranty Extensions Apr 11, 2013

As a Fronius Services Partner we are pleased to be able to provide Fronius Inverter Warranty Extensions direct. This is a unique offering only available through FSPs.

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