solar thermal system News

  • 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

  • Solar Thermal Power Market to 2020

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Solar Thermal Power Market to 2020 - Asia-Pacific Continues to See Increased Investments While Effective FITs in the Middle East and Africa Create Lucrative Solar Power Destinations”. The report gives an in depth analysis of Key Solar Thermal Power Markets in 8 countries (Australia, China, the ...


  • Visit announced to Ivanpah solar thermal plant

    Now Ivanpah has opened all eyes are on the plant to see what its performance means for tower technology. It has now been announced that attendees of CSP Today USA 2014 (5-6 June, Las Vegas) will be given the opportunity the visit the operational plant.  The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now fully commercial and delegates will be able to get an exclusive first look at the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • European Solar Thermal Technology Platform Commences Work

    Solar thermal energy is to play a vital role in the future energy supply Berlin / Brussels - ...

  • Solar thermal electricity: catching the eye of utility companies

    The American Southwest has some of the greatest solar resources on the globe, it yet remains largely untapped. This trend may be changing as solar technology matures, market forces shift and concern for climate change mounts. One of the most common arguments against large-scale use of renewable energy is that it cannot produce a steady, reliable stream of energy, day and night. Ausra Inc. does ...

  • Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows

    A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the West. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across ...


    By Associated Press

  • Improving knowledge on solar thermal markets and technologies

    The European Solar Thermal Industry Federation and MarketScape A/S launch the Solar Thermal NewsCatalyst, a new market intelligence tool for the solar thermal industry Brussels, 20 September 2010 - ESTIF has joined forces with MarketScape A/S in designing and developing a unique intelligence tool for the solar thermal industry ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Tyrolean solar thermal expert conquers Arab markets

    In order to serve the markets in the Middle East, the Austrian solar thermal manufacturer TiSUN has founded the subsidiary TiSUN GCC FZC in Dubai at the beginning of December 2011. "The countries on the Arabian Gulf are among the sunniest regions in the world. With nine hours per day, the amount of sunshine is much higher than in any European country. This is one reason why the Middle Eastern ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • New opportunities for the Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Industry

    CSP project environmental approval and CSP-PV mix signifies even more potential for the concentrated solar thermal power industry to grow in the US 03 April, London With the recent approval of Solar Reserve’s 200-megawatt, two-tower Saguache Solar Energy Project comes a sense of excitement for not only Solar Reserve, but the industry as a whole.  As Solana, Ivanpah, Cresecent ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Solar PV inverter system

    The only fuel of a solar PV inverter system is the incident irradiance. Of course, there are many local factors that make it difficult to evaluate this local resource accurately without actually measuring it (which is obviously the best thing to do). All solar inverters involve a lot of simplifying assumptions. For example, shading is an important factor, but is usually incorrectly estimated, ...


  • Solar thermal sector expects growth push from EU Directive

    The solar thermal sector welcomes the renewables Directive proposal published by the European Commission, today. For the first time, renewable heating and cooling will be fully integrated into EU legislation. ESTIF welcomes particularly the obligation for new and refurbished buildings, from which solar thermal will benefit. Member States are called to improve the framework for solar thermal now, ...

  • 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

  • TÜV Rheinland PTL receives SRCC accreditation for solar thermal testing services

    TÜV Rheinland PTL, North America’s largest solar and photovoltaic testing company, has received accreditation from the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) as a laboratory for the testing of solar thermal collectors. With that, TÜV Rheinland PTL is the second laboratory, after the Group’s Cologne-based Solar Testing Centre, which is holding this accreditation. With the accreditation, ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

  • 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 ...


  • Abengoa to develop South America’s largest solar-thermal plant in Chile

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the Ministry of Energy of the Chilean Government and Corfo (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción) to develop a 110 MW solar plant using tower technology with 17.5 hours of thermal energy ...


    By Abengoa

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