Solar Thermal News

  • Solar Energy Is Among Main Drivers of Economy Development In Central And Eastern Europe

    For the last 10 years, the average prices of solar modules have decreased in more than 30 times.  In the same time, the efficiency of the equipment is growing fast. As a result, today,  solar energy is among the most fast growing industries of the energy field. Decreasing of the equipment prices became the impetus for the development of small PV installations and small and medium ...


    By IBCentre

  • Southern California Edison Named No. 1 Solar Utility in U.S. for Second Year in a Row

    Southern California Edison delivered more solar energy to its customers last year than any other utility in the nation, according to rankings compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance. SCE connected 1,648 megawatts of solar energy to the grid last year through new and expanded residential and commercial solar installations as well as through utility power-purchase agreements. This represents ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Kingspan Environmental joins other Northern Ireland Companies in the recent Invest NI Trade Mission to ASEAN

    Kingspan Environmental joined other Northern Ireland Companies in the 2017 Invest NI Trade Mission to ASEAN. Dr. Hung Soon, International Business Development Manager for Kingspan Environmental's Wind and Solar Divisions, visited Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore for this mission where he met with existing customers and explored further export opportunities for our renewable technology ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • 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

  • JLM Energy launches MicroStorage, a scalable product for applications from large utility scale to small residential

    JLM Energy announced today the launch of a cutting edge energy storage product category called MicroStorage. MicroStorage couples a battery pack directly to a corresponding solar panel. It is the first solution that enables the dual supply of power from solar to batteries and the grid simultaneously. The innovative approach creates the most efficient, cost-effective solution available in the ...


    By JLM Energy, Inc

  • Kingspan Thermomax shortlisted in prestigious H&V Awards and the Regional Finals of the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017

    We are delighted to reveal that Kingspan Thermomax has been shortlisted in the prestigious H&V Awards and also the Regional Finals of the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017.  The project featured the largest roof top solar thermal installation in Wales to date and Kingspan’s largest installed solar thermal system in the UK. Kingspan's evacuated tube collectors provided solar hot water ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • 2017 is already looking bright for AES Solar

    2016 has been a challenging year for the UK renewable industries but also generally in the business markets due to a number of political outcomes and decisions which have created uncertainty across the globe. Despite these uncertainties it is with great pleasure ...


    By AES Ltd

  • Expansion on the cards for AES after government cashback boost

    As Scotland’s only manufacturer of solar thermal panels we have no doubt that our business will expand after it was announced that the government has dropped plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive. We welcome the news following a campaign by the Solar Trade Association. The Solar Industry George ...


    By AES Ltd

  • NREL Data Book charts growth of renewable-electricity generation in 2015

    Renewable energy generation continued to grow in the U.S. even as demands for electricity decline, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) 2105 Renewable Energy Data Book. The Data Book  issued this month is compiled by NREL for the U.S. Department of Energy. “Since it was first released in 2009, the ...

  • Solar Thermal Awareness & Training Day

    This course will introduce you to solar thermal and give you an overview of its advantages for domestic and commercial installations, making sure you understand the technology and benefits it brings. The training also includes an overview of our latest innovation – Kingspan Range Trinity ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • With the new PV*SOL 2017 electric cars can now be included in the design of a PV plant

    Berlin-based Valentin Software GmbH has updated its software for designing photovoltaic plants to include new features. The new version of the PV*SOL premium and PV*SOL software now makes it possible to take electric cars into consideration when calculating your own consumption. In the new version, Valentin Software has integrated additional, flexible electricity tariff models. The new ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • 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

  • NREL Announces Round Two Selections for the DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot

    The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help 12 companies advance their technologies under the second round of DOE's Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. "The Small Business Vouchers Pilot focuses on attracting small and mid-size businesses that can leverage the world-class capabilities of the national laboratories and bring their clean energy ...

  • The U.S. Virgin Islands: Promise, Problems, and Progress

    Forty miles east of Puerto Rico[1] in the heart of the Caribbean lays an island group known as the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Made up of three main islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John) and dozens of smaller islands, the USVI is known for its white sandy beaches and the year-round temperate ...

  • Dubai tenders for 200 MW CSP plant

    Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) launched June 12 a tender for a 200 MW CSP plant. The tender represents the first phase of a plan to build 1 GW of CSP capacity within the Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park by 2030. Dubai has set a target of 25% of energy from solar power by 2030 and the total capacity of the Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum park is expected to reach 5 GW. ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Panasonic appoint AES Solar as Scottish installer

    Scottish-based AES Solar have been selected as a Panasonic Solar Premium Installer for Morayshire, The Highlands & North-East Scotland. Panasonic’s solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, including their highly efficient, heterojunction PV modules, will now be available through AES Solar. Daniel Roca, Senior Business Development Manager at Panasonic Eco Solutions Europe said: “Panasonic ...


    By AES Ltd

  • AES Solar’s Grant Feasey is short-listed for industry award

    Grant Feasey from AES Solar, based in Forres, Scotland, was recently selected as an Engineering finalist in the Young Professionals Green Energy Awards. The awards, which will take place in Glasgow on May 26, showcases the enormous range of young talent in the renewables industry. After joining AES Solar as a graduate in 2011, Grant has worked his way up and is now the Senior Design Engineer at ...


    By AES Ltd

  • Eni seeks CSP opportunities; Engie signs South African PPA

    Eni rolls out renewables plan, eyes CSP Italian oil and gas producer Eni has announced that it will develop new renewable energy generation projects, including CSP plants, near the company’s facilities in Italy, Pakistan and Egypt in order to make the most of industrial, logistic, contractual and commercial synergies with the company's traditional activities. The ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Bokpoort CSP hits supply record

    Bokpoort CSP plant reaches record 161 hours of full-load operation ACWA Power’s Bokpoort CSP plant in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province has broken a record for the continuous, round-the-clock supply of electricity, ACWA announced on April 26. The newly inaugurated 50 MW plant produced electricity for 161 straight hours within the first month of its commercial ...


    By FCBI Energy

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