solar heating system News

  • Solar heat strikes fairytale castle

    TiSUN large collectors provide green energy for a Belgian castle The Château d'Archenne is located in a manor park in Grez Doiceau in Belgium. The contrast between the antique sand-lime brick building and the modern TiSUN large collectors, which have been placed on a special platform, could not be more obvious. The project demonstrates the fact that contemporary and economical ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Christmas cookies baked with solar heat

    An environmentally friendly solar system has supported the bakery of the Down’s Syndrome Centre in Leoben in Styria since October 2012 with energy provided by the sun. The bakery offers jobs for young people with "trisomy 21", a genetic anomaly. Thanks to the Austrian solar thermal manufacturer TiSUN and its partners, the bakery has been opened in time for the holiday season. "With our ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • A new way to store solar heat

    Original story at MIT News Imagine if your clothing could, on demand, release just enough heat to keep you warm and cozy, allowing you to dial back on your thermostat settings and stay comfortable in a cooler room. Or, picture a car windshield that stores the sun’s energy and then releases it as a burst of heat to melt away a layer of ...

  • N. Arizona University receives EPA Funding for Solar water heating system

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the 2013 recipients of EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Phase I grants. Northern Arizona University received a $15,000 grant to design an ultra-low cost, non-polluting solar water heating system for consumer use. Forty teams of graduate and undergraduate students from across the country are each receiving a $15,000 ...

  • Focus on concentrated solar power: E.ON promotes research into heat storage systems

    The new call for applications under E.ON’s international research initiative focuses on a highly topical energy trend: 'Heat storage for concentrated solar power'. This topic is the third key subject area on which E.ON is inviting universities and institutes worldwide to submit proposals for innovative research projects. Concentrated solar power (CSP) bundles the sun’s rays so that electricity ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Great innovation potential of solar heating and cooling confirmed

    The European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling issues a new document on the potential for technological development in solar heating and cooling until 2050. The “Strategic Research Priorities” identify huge opportunities offered by the technological development of solar heating and cooling and the need for a significant increase in R&D activities and budgets to ...

  • Cheap beads offer alternative solar-heating storage

    A cheap material that can store heat energy collected from the sun during the day that can be released slowly over night has been developed by researchers in the India. The material based on paraffin wax and stearic acid is described in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology and could help keep homes warm in sunny parts of the world that get very cold ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A+++ solar systems on the market in 2015

    The eco design and energy labelling regulations for space, water, combi heaters and storage tanks were published today in the Official Journal of the European Union. After many years of effort and a very constructive cooperation between the EU institutions and the solar thermal industry, the energy label will show, in a ...

  • Sky Power Solutions Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation System With Additional Heat Energy Output Files Patent for Significant Breakthrough Heat Dissipation Technology

    Sky Power Solutions (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions.com), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of next generation lithium-ion powered batteries worldwide and a leading developer of Residential, Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation Systems able to produce in excess of 2,000 WATTS (2 Kilowatts (kw)) of electric ...


    By Marketwire

  • Heliodyne Launches Commercial Solar Water Heating Training Program

    RICHMOND, Calif. - California based solar hot water manufacturer Heliodyne has expanded its online training curriculum by now offering a course in commercial scale solar thermal design and installation. The advanced course is intended to educate professionals on system and installation topics related to larger commercial scale solar water heating projects. “The training program was ...


    By Heliodyne, Inc.

  • DOE funds 15 new solar power storage and heat transfer projects

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced selections for negotiations of award under the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Advanced Heat Transfer Fluids and Novel Thermal Storage Concepts for Concentrating Solar Power Generation. These 15 new projects, for up to approximately $67.6 million, will facilitate the development of lower-cost energy storage for concentrating solar ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solar Heating and Cooling Research & Innovation Roadmap available for public consultation

    Solar thermal industry stakeholders are given the opportunity to review the Solar Heating and Cooling Research & Innovation Roadmap developed by the experts of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC‑Platform). The solar thermal technology panel of the RHC-Platform developed a Solar Heating and Cooling Research ...

  • Ground Source Heat Pump, Solar PV and Underfloor Heating for a new built property in Hertfordshire

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, underfloor heating and solar PV for this luxury property in Hertfordshire. As no gas from the grid was available and planning required the use of a low carbon heating system, a heat pump was the natural choice. With plenty of land available for horizontal ground loops, ground source ...


    By Better Planet

  • Solar heats up the World Future Energy Summit 2009

    A stunning 132 solar-related companies will be exhibiting at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES09) on January 19-21, 2009. In addition, 14 solar experts from around the world will showcase how their commercial solar projects can solve energy demands now and for the future. “Due to unprecedented demand at the 2008 summit, we split our solar session in two for 2009, Solar PV and Thermal”, said ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Honeywell Introduces New `Cool` Film That Helps Solar Panels Beat The Heat

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new black laminate film designed to help make black solar panels cooler and more efficient. All-black solar panels are increasingly being used on homes because they blend with rooftops more easily. PowerShield® Cool Black is a backsheet that helps reduce solar panel operating temperature by using an innovative and proprietary ...


    By Honeywell

  • Intersolar Europe: Simply Count on More – Valentin Software Presents New Planning Programmes for Photovoltaic and Solar Heating Systems

    Valentin Software is launching the first simulation programme that can simulate battery systems in grid-parallel operation realistically – PV*SOL advanced 6.0. The new version of the solar thermal programme T*SOL Pro, 5.5, will enable users to easily calculate yields for the use of solar thermal collectors. With the dynamic simulation programme PV*SOL advanced 6.0, users can ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Solar Pool Heating System Manufacturer Aquatherm Industries Names New International Distributor in the Pacific Rim

    Aquatherm Industries, the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of solar pool heaters, has named Energy Conscious Design Limited in Auckland, New Zealand its newest International Distributor of the company's flagship solar pool heater product, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Social Housing to get low carbon heating systems

    A £10 million scheme aimed at getting low carbon forms of heating like biomass boilers, solar hot water panels and heat pumps  into the homes of social housing tenants across Great Britain opens to applications today. Following the success of the first social landlord competition under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme last year, DECC has today launched a bigger and better ...

  • Solar system at the height of 111 meters

    Austrian technology brings energy efficiency to the tallest building in the Czech Republic: The AZ tower injects energy into the 400,000-inhabitant city of Brno in the Czech Republic. The soon-to-be tallest building in the Czech Republic will be completed in May 2013 and does not only impress with its unique shape and color, but also contributes Austrian technology for renewable energy production ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Heat scheme hots up

    Umbrella company and holiday cottages are first two successful applicants to low carbon heating incentive Umbrella supplier Booth Brothers in Sheffield entered the history books today by becoming one of the first places in the UK to get the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive. Its offices, housed in an 18th century former corn mill in Penistone, will be kept warm through an ...

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