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  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Solar system designed for water treatment or desalination - Desalination & Water Reuse

    Switzerland's Trunz Water Systems has developed a modular solar-power system which can supply energy as a stand-alone system or in combination with a Trunz water treatment or desalination plant. Trunz Solar Power Center is based on the latest developments in photovoltaic technology and incorporates high quality components which work under harshest climatic conditions (heat and high air humidity). ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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, ...


  • 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 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

  • Next steps on Renewable Heat

    Progress on support for renewable heat hots up today with the publication of three consultations on the Coalition’s Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI). The RHI, the first of its kind in the world, was launched for the non domestic sector in November last year, with a scheme for householders intended to open in Summer 2013. Renewable Heat Incentive for householders ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Running on waste heat

    Original story at MIT News It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Sky Power Solutions' (OTCBB: SPOW) Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation System Achieves Significant Breakthrough With Proprietary 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 ...


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