Solar Collectors News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, ...


  • Innovative technology meets Portuguese heritage

    TiSUN collectors opposite the castle of Leiria - Adjacent to Leiria’s landmark, the petite family hotel D. Dinis has its location. Fresh aesthetics of 20 m² solar collectors, manufactured by the Tyrolean solar heating specialist TiSUN, deliver a striking contrast to the Portuguese medieval structure. On the hotel roof, eight TiSUN FM module collectors were installed by TiSUN partner ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Energy-efficient cooperative housing reduces bills for residents

    Relatively simple, low-cost measures, such as insulating walls and installing solar collectors and efficient heaters for hot water can significantly reduce energy consumption in housing developments, according to a recent study from Portugal. Energy-efficient homes not only benefit the environment, but were found to potentially reduce residents’ energy bills by over half in an apartment ...

  • TiSUN sun in the Indian Chai

    India relies on hot water production made in Austria The sun and the rising light are honoured as a deity in Indian mythology. Therefore the use of energy from the sun exerts a special fascination for the inhabitants of the second-most populous country in the world. The “Indian Ministry of Renewable Energy” has set the ambitious target of installing eight million square metres of ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • In 2013 TiSUN focuses on maximum efficiency with new products

    New tank with particularly efficient fresh water module, low-energy high-efficiency pumps and new improved isolation. The Tyrolean solar specialist TiSUN presents new products for 2013 in the pump station range with two additional high-efficiency pumps in the domestic set and large system area, a particularly high-yielding 200 mm insulation for the TiSUN stratified tanks and the ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • New Study On GlobalAdvanced Materials And Devices For Renewable Energy Market 2012-2018

    MarketResearchReports.biz Publishes Advanced Materials And Devices For Renewable Energy Market The advanced materials and devices for renewable energy market is projected to reach $31.8 billion by the 2016 with the compounded annual growth rate of 7.4%. This significant growth is expected as a result of depleting energy resources and increasing demand from growing population for satisfying ...


  • Solar PV Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Solar PV Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Princeton University Receives State Environmental Award

    IDEA Member Princeton University recognized for outstanding environmental achievement Westborough, MA (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Princeton University has been recognized by the State of New Jersey for its work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve energy across campus. The highly efficient district energy facility at Princeton University, a member of the ...


    By PRWeb

  • TiSUN appoints New London Agent

    TiSUN, the Austrian solar thermal systems manufacturer, has appointed Matt Tickle of Hurlstones Midlands & South to represent TiSUN’s range to the Building Services Industry in the London area. TiSUN is a specialist in solar thermal systems, and has been manufacturing systems in Austria for 23 years. TiSUN manufactures solar collectors and innovative thermal stores for solar ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • 5.4 percent higher efficiency thanks to new manufacturing technology

    Since early 2012 the Austrian solar heating expert TiSUN has been producing its absorbers with a unique manufacturing process. The “Austrian Institute of Technology” has now confirmed an increase in efficiency of more than five percent for the new TiSUN FM module collectors. The FM module collectors are in the top ranks in a worldwide comparison in the field of collector ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Recognizes Solar Pool Heater Manufacturer Aquatherm Industries for Environmental Stewardship

    Aquatherm Industries, Inc., the largest U.S. manufacturer of unglazed polymer solar thermal collectors, has received a certificate of recognition under the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Environmental Stewardship Program. The Program and certificate acknowledges Aquatherm’s “voluntary and proactive measures taken in an effort to improve the ...


    By PRWeb

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