29 Sep '14, 8am

SMA offers complete ‘package’ for large-scale PV power plants in the UK - Renewable Energy Focus

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) is actively responding to large scale PV system developers and investors in the UK to complete their PV projects before the subsidy changes in April 2015. With the SMA system solution package tailored to meet requirements in the UK market, PV power plants can be completed and connected to the grid quicker and without any complications. The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced that it will remove support for Renewable Obligation Certficates (ROCs) earlier than planned. Large-scale PV plants exceeding 5 MW were originally set to receive ROC subsidies until 2017. However, the deadline to have new systems up and running has been moved to April 1, 2015. System developers and investors face the challenge of meeting the existing requirements for planned PV projects by March 31, 2015 — otherwise, they will have to apply for support...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/40152/sma-offers...

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