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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • China should support solar thermal energy research

    China must support technological research on solar thermal energy, say Huang Ming and Yidong Gong. China is rich in solar energy. More than two thirds of the country receives more than 2,200 hours of sunshine every year. Estimates put the amount of solar radiation landing on China as up to 10,000 times the energy capacity of the Three Gorges Dam. But despite the huge potential of solar power in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Solarexpo puts focus on solar thermal in 2009

    Solarexpo, the international exhibition and conference on renewable energy and distributed generation to be held at the Verona Exhibition Centre, Italy, on 7-9 May 2009, will dedicate special attention this year to the solar thermal sector to respond to market demand for more training. The solar thermal sector in Europe is expected to employ more than 450,000 people by 2020, according to research ...


    By Expoenergie srl.

  • Solar Thermal Combined Systems Create New Renewable Opportunities

    Solar thermal hot water and space heating systems are an attractive option for commercial enterprises who want to incorporate renewable energy into their operations. These systems harness the free power of the sun to directly heat the water and air that circulates in their processes, buildings and offices. While solar thermal is gaining in popularity in the commercial sector, recent ...


    By Marketwire

  • European consumers chose solar thermal over gas and oil

    Brussels 27 June 2006. Sparked by the high prices for oil and gas, consumers more and more often chose solar thermal for domestic hot water and space heating. In 2005, almost 1.400 MWth of solar thermal capacity (2 million m2 of collector area) was newly installed in Europe – 26% more than in the previous year. New installations more than doubled in France where 85 MWth were added in 2006. ...

  • Chromasun Announces SRCC Certification of Its MCT Solar Thermal Panel

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun announced today that the Solar Ratings & Certification Corporation ("SRCC") has officially rated the Chromasun MCT panel as the highest temperature solar collector ever tested. "Chromasun MCT panel testing was carried out at a record 179°C (354°F). SRCC certification now makes the MCT eligible for a range of solar thermal rebates, including ...


    By Marketwire

  • The European solar thermal systems market set to double, says Frost & Sullivan

    The market for solar thermal systems (STS) in Europe has witnessed significant developments at all levels in the last four years. Policy makers, market participants and end users have shown a keen interest in STS, ensuring a high growth potential. Due to its tremendous long-term growth prospects, this market has attracted several new participants that are playing a central role in promoting the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Strong solar thermal uptake vital to achieve 2020 targets

    The latest statistics show that solar thermal is now contributing an estimated 20 TWhth to the thermal energy used in the European Union, with a total installed capacity adding up to 28.3 GWth. However, the latest European Commission’s “Renewable energy progress report” indicates that current and planned policy initiatives are faltering and solar thermal may fall short of the ...

  • Market statistics: European solar thermal market remains static in 2011

    There are signs that the strong decline reported over the last two consecutive years has come to an halt in 2011, according to the annual solar thermal market statistics published today by the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation. However, for a full trend reversal, the industry must develop new market segments and improve price competitiveness. Besides, to meet the 2020 targets, it is now ...

  • ESTIF specifies research needed to make solar thermal the leading energy source in Europe

    A Strategic Research Agenda of the solar thermal sector was presented in Brussels this week. The document, developed by more than 100 experts organized in the European Solar Thermal Technology Platform (ESTTP) describes the research efforts and infrastructure needed to reach the goal of supplying 50% of the energy needed for heating in cooling with solar thermal energy. A deployment roadmap shows ...

  • Chromasun Installs World's First Hybrid Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Panel Cooling System

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has extended its lead as a researcher and supplier of high performance energy solutions with the world's first installation of a hybrid photovoltaic panel coupled with a solar thermal cooling system. The project was deployed in San Jose, CA in September 2011. "This project is the first of its kind and uses the newly ...


    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.

  • 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 ...

  • NH Adopts Full Thermal Incentive for Renewable Portfolio Standard

    The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) today applauded New Hampshire Governor John Lynch and the state's Senate and House of Representatives for their passage of legislation (NH Senate Bill 218), a bill that adds thermal renewable energy to the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS).   RPS programs have been adopted in some 29 states and the District of Columbia to provide incentives ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • MassMutual completes rooftop solar project

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) announced today the completion of a $2.4 million solar construction project at its headquarters in Springfield, Mass., reaffirming its commitment to increasing earth-friendly "green" standards in its operations by reducing its environmental impact and improving sustainability. "By installing more than 600 solar panels on the roof of our ...

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