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Weekly News Round Up- 11/11/13

In this week’s news round up: Changes to the Feed-in tariff announced; the UK set to become the largest solar market in Europe and Duncan Renewables at the REX, Newcastle.
Changes to Feed-in-Tariffs Announced – Ofgem 06/10/13

Ofgem have announced changes to Feed-in Tariff rates (FiT) for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations which will commence from 1st January 2014.

After all tariff rates were fixed during the current quarter (1st October 2013-1st January 2014), FiT rates for installations >50kW will be decreased by 3.5% across the board in the New Year. The smaller tariff bands will remain unaffected by tariff rate degressions.

Click here for the new tariff rates or here for the official tariff chart from Ofgem

UK to become Europe’s largest solar market in Q1 2014 – Solar Power Portal 06/11/13

The UK is set to become the largest solar market in Europe for the first time during the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest data from NPD Solarbuzz.

NPD Solarbuzz claim that this success is due to a combination of predictable feed-in tariff rates and the rush to complete larger projects ahead of the cuts in the Renewable Obligation Certificate, due in the second quarter of 2014.

This honour is predicted to be short-lived though as Germany is expected to regain the top spot by the end of 2014 with the UK along with Germany, Italy and France helping to stabilise European solar demand.

Read the full story here

Duncan Renewables to showcase at the Renewable Energy Exchange – 21st November, Newcastle Racecourse

After the unprecedented success of Duncan Renewables at the Renewable Energy Exchange (REX) Harrogate; Duncan Renewables will be attending the Renewable Energy Exchange (REX) event at Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle NE3 5HP on Thursday 21st November.

REX events are ideal for landowners, farmers, businesses, schools and all others looking to invest in renewable projects and take advantage of the FiT, RHI and Green Deal schemes.

Having scheduled a record-breaking number of appointments during our appearance at the REX Harrogate, Duncan Renewables will once again be offering free appointments at the REX Newcastle. The Duncan Renewables team will be available to answer any of your questions on solar PV, solar thermal and biomass. Simply click here to book your appointment and guarantee your place now!

Click here to read more about the Renewable Energy Exchange and book your one-to-one appointment with Duncan Renewables.

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