solar hot water News

  • Canadian solar hot water installer to partner to meet growing consumer demand.

    Alberta-based Latitude51 Solar, a provider of water heaters to the Canadian market, has partnered with SunReports, a U.S.-based supplier of performance monitoring solutions for residential and commercial solar thermal and PV installations to meet growing demand in the Canadian solar heater market. Specializing in high power evacuated tube collectors perfectly suited to the Canadian climate, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Solar "Utility" Delivering Hot Water to Three City Facilities

    Thanks to a novel financing approach, three City of Toronto facilities are now opening their taps for hot water heated by the sun without any increase in their energy bills or having to put up any funds for the solar equipment itself. Glenbarra Energy Management Corp (GEMCO) recently activated 237 solar ...


    By Marketwire

  • Benefits for bushfire communities amongst solar hot water adjustments

    The Australian Government has opened up its $1,600 solar hot water rebate to people who lost their homes in the Victorian bushfires in February 2009. Environment Minister Peter Garrett said the rebate is not usually available for people building new homes, but the Government had made an exception for homes destroyed in the fires. “This is another leg up to help these communities as they rebuild ...


    By Australian Government

  • 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 ...

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Partners With the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency on Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

    Graduates of CRCI's/SolarEOS Training Program Receive JobsPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the company's SNRY Solar Inc. division has initiated the installation of ten solar thermal hot water systems as part of the Northeast ...


    By Marketwire

  • Special success for TiSUN: solar hot water sets achieve Solar Keymark EN 12976 standard

    TiSUN is celebrating the successful Solar Keymark certification of another product family. According to a recently released report all TiSUN solar hot water sets conform to the strict Solar Keymark EN 12976 requirements. All TiSUN FM-module collectors and large collectors have been successfully certified with Solar Keymark EN 12975 for years. In 2012 the hot water sets have also been ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • DECC hosts first meeting of domestic heating and hot water taskforce

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will today chair the first meeting of the Domestic Heating and Hot Water taskforce. 47% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from the way we generate heat so a radical change will be needed to meet the UK’s ambitious carbon reduction targets. The taskforce has been set up to allow Government and industry to work together to find the most ...


  • Canada Hot Global Wind Market for GE

    GE (NYSE: GE) advanced technology wind turbines have been selected to power nine new wind projects in the province of Ontario, ...


    By General Electric

  • Cool comfort technology with desert hot application

    Technology devised in Christchurch to help improve comfort in outdoor urban settings, is now being used in the Middle East for the exact opposite reason from that originally intended - to keep people cool in the scorching desert environment, rather than warm in New Zealand’s more temperate climate. Engineering firm Aurecon has created an urban comfort assessment model where they ...

  • 90% Of Israeli homes have solar water heaters

    I recently noted that Hawaii has enacted a law that requires all new homes to install solar water heaters. Eventually, Hawaii may have as many water heaters as Israel, where 90% of homes have solar water heaters installed. When viewed from above, the Jerusalem often glitters with the shine of the thousands of solar heaters that adorn rooftops. These heaters were first installed when the country ...

  • Renewable energy industry hot in latest global status report

    The renewable energy industry is rising from obscurity into the mainstream of the energy sector, the latest global assessment reveals, although public perception of the industry has not kept pace with the reality.  The renewable energy sector now accounts for 2.4 million jobs globally, and has doubled electric generating capacity since 2004, to 240 gigawatts, according to the Renewables 2007 ...

  • Paint the town solar

    The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today applauded introduction of the 10 Million Solar Roofs and 10 Million Gallons of Solar Water Heating Act of 2010. This bill, modeled on California's Million Solar Roofs initiative, would deploy photovoltaic solar panels on 10 million rooftops nationwide and increase the capacity of solar hot water by 10 million gallons over the course of the next ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • National solar conference

    The National Solar Conference is the longest-running educational event for solar energy professionals in the U.S. Now in its 40th year, the SOLAR 2011 program will be developed by solar energy experts in all topical areas - technology, buildings, policy, professional education, workforce development, and consumer education. Many sessions will offer continuing education credits for architects, ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Solving problems with solar power

    How can the idea of a a programme like '10,000 solar roofs in ten years' become reality in the canton of St Gallen? Does solar energy have a future in Switzerland? Is there any ...

  • Solar Water Heaters -- South Africa Preparing for the Double Boom

    The solar water heater market in South Africa has recorded phenomenal growth during the past four years expanding from less than 20 suppliers in 1997 to more than 400 by the beginning of 2011, finds Frost & Sullivan, the global market intelligence and growth consulting company. In line with global trends, South Africa's domestic water heating market is moving away from traditional water ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • ASTM glass and solar energy committees will collaborate with US DOE on solar standards

    All interested participants are invited to attend a virtual organizational meeting for a new ASTM International activity on solar glass on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Representatives from the United States Department of Energy, ASTM International Committee E44 on Solar, Geothermal, and Other Energy Sources, and ASTM International Committee C14 on Glass and Glass Products will be among ...


    By ASTM International

  • 2009 Solar Decathlon winners announced

    U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman today announced the winners of the 2009 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Team Germany, the student team from Darmstadt, Germany, won top honors by designing, building, and operating the most attractive and efficient solar-powered home. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ...

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