Solar Collectors News

  • Kingspan Exhibiting its Solar Thermal Offering at ISH 2017, Frankfurt

    We are heading to Frankfurt in March, to exhibit at ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for the bathroom experience, building services, energy, air conditioning technology and renewable energy. We will be showcasing our global-leading solar thermal product range, Kingspan Thermomax evacuated tubes and Varisol systems. Thermomax  ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Good news for consumers and industry as solar thermal stays in the RHI

    There was great news for the UK renewable energy industry just before Christmas.  The Government announced it was dropping plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which pays a tariff to property owners who generate heat through renewable technologies. The announcement means the RHI will continue to support solar thermal domestic systems at the current level of ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Any colour you like as long as it is from AES Solar

    AES Solar are delighted to have recently launched a service to custom build solar thermal panels from our Endurance range. Not only can the shape be altered to accommodate difficult roof areas, the frame can be any colour you like. This opens up all sorts of possibilities for architects, designers and specifiers. Taking our standard sizes and designs, these can be altered to meet specific ...


    By AES Ltd

  • Hyperlight Energy Awarded $1.5 Million from U. S. Department of Energy to Advance Low-Cost Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Collector

    Hyperlight Energy, a developer and manufacturer of low cost Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology, announced today that it was selected by the U. S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative to receive a $1.5 million award to develop a pilot CSP production line in San Diego, CA. The project will also validate a rapid field deployment design in a one-megawatt demonstration project at the ...


    By Hyperlight Energy

  • Minnesota Commerce Department Offers Incentives to Install Solar

    January and February may be the coldest months in Minnesota, but they’re also a time when the state’s commerce department focuses on promoting something much warmer: Energy from the sun. Through its Made in Minnesota Solar Program, the North Star State offers incentives to consumers ...


    By iDEAL Energies

  • Titanium dioxide-water nanofluids enhance the performance of solar collectors

    Adding nanoparticles to water in solar collectors, which are used to capture the sun’s energy, can considerably improve their performance, a recent study on nanofluids has found. The energy efficiency of the collector can be increased by up to 76.6% when using water containing 0.1% by volume of titanium dioxide nanoparticles, compared with water alone. Energy from the sun is a renewable ...

  • Energy Department Announces $102 Million to Tackle Solar Challenges, Expand Access to Clean Electricity

    Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut climate-changing carbon pollution and continue building a clean energy economy in the United States, the Energy Department today announced more than $102 million in new projects and available funding to support American leadership in clean energy innovation. More than $52 million will support 22 new projects in partnership with ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Solar Workforce Training, Drive Solar Energy Innovation

    Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data. The Department is making up to $12 million available to develop a diverse, well-trained solar support ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • U.S. Energy Department Announces $25 Million to Lower Cost of Concentrating Solar Power

    Building on the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan, the Energy Department today announced $25 million in funding to advance concentrating solar power (CSP) system technologies. This investment will fund research and development (R&D) projects to improve the performance and increase the efficiency of all components of CSP plants, ultimately lowering the cost of solar electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solar Thermal Cooling Plant with SCHOTT Receivers Refreshes MNT Headquarter in South Africa

    South Africa’s first concentrating solar thermal cooling system is relying on technology from SCHOTT. The international technology group based in Mainz, Germany, has supplied solar receivers for use in the solar thermal system that was put into operation in July 2014 at the MTN (Mobile Telephone Networks) headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Fresnel-collector with thermal peak ...


    By Schott AG

  • The Quantum Mechanisms of Organic Devices for Alternative Solar Panels Are Revealed

    Silicon panel-based technology requires a very costly, contaminating manufacturing process, while organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices have been positioned as one of the most attractive alternatives as a source of solar energy. This research has made a ground-breaking discovery because it is the first time that the quantum mechanisms that trigger the photovoltaic function of these devices have been ...

  • Solar research laboratory opened at Cranfield

    Cranfield University today cemented its importance in the field of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) with the opening of the ‘Global CSP Laboratory’. The University is home to the largest CSP research activity in the UK and Cranfield is the only UK representative on the EERA (European Energy Research Alliance) Joint Committee on CSP. The new Global CSP ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Flat-pack lens boosts solar power

    Micro-machining could be used to create almost flat, Fresnel lenses, that boost the electrical efficiency of solar panels, according to researchers in China. Fresnel lenses were invented by French engineer and scientist Augustin-Jean Fresnel, in the early nineteenth century, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New collaboration reinforces Cranfield’s solar reputation

    Cranfield University and Global CSP, developers of the world’s first precision engineered solar energy collector system, are to work together on two solar energy projects. The collaboration will involve testing and improving Global CSP’s solar energy collector system – the ‘solar captor’. Based on aircraft technology, the solar captor is fully insulated against ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Solar Keymark certification going strong ten years on!

    Ten years ago, on 20 October 2003, the first ever Solar Keymark certificate was issued. Ten years later, the Solar Keymark is a success story, with around 2000 certificates for collectors and systems held by companies from 40 countries. The Solar Keymark was conceived ten years ago as a voluntary third-party ...

  • New distribution agreement between TiSUN of Austria and Waxman Renewables Ltd

    Waxman Renewables is delighted to announce a new distribution agreement with the renowned Tyrolean solar thermal company TiSUN. As from October 2013 Waxman Renewables will become the exclusive distributor for TiSUN products in England, Scotland and Wales. As a third generation company Waxman is highly experienced in the supply of renewable energy technologies. Central to the ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Lithuania’s second largest city relies on Austrian solar technology

    Beginning July 2013, TiSUN solar collectors were mounted for hot water generation on the roof of the Kaunas municipal office in Lithuania. The city’s mayor, an antagonist of ‘Green Energy’, considers further installations already. Since July 2013, 22 m² of TiSUN collector surface generate hot water for the municipal office of the second largest city in Lithuania. ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Not everything is cut and dried

    The media hype surrounding the floods of the century has ended in Austria in June this very year, but many small and medium sized companies are still struggling with the financial impact of the disaster. Even though a small portion of expenses was covered through funds, the support wears off after a couple of weeks. Therefore, TiSUN, solar thermal specialists from Söll in Tyrol, has ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • New Report : Solar Thermal Collectors Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019

    A collector which is designed to tap the thermal energy given out by the sun is called a solar thermal collector. Solar thermal collectors are mainly categorized as concentrating and non-concentrating. They can come in various sizes and are made up of various materials, depending on the purpose for which they are installed. Solar thermal collectors can be found in households, laboratories, ...


  • Solar Thermal Collectors Market,Global Industry Analysis:2013 - 2019

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Solar Thermal Collectors Market,Global Industry Analysis:2013 - 2019 " to its huge collection of research reports. A collector which is designed to tap the thermal energy given out by the sun is called a solar thermal collector. Solar thermal collectors are mainly categorized as concentrating and non-concentrating. They can come in ...


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