thermal solar installation News

  • Kingspan Thermomax shortlisted in prestigious H&V Awards and the Regional Finals of the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017

    We are delighted to reveal that Kingspan Thermomax has been shortlisted in the prestigious H&V Awards and also the Regional Finals of the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017.  The project featured the largest roof top solar thermal installation in Wales to date and Kingspan’s largest installed solar thermal system in the UK. Kingspan's evacuated tube collectors provided solar hot water ...


    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 ...

  • 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 Action Plan presented

    Industry says: With clear targets and the right policies solar thermal can reduce fuel costs for millions of citizens and save millions of tonnes of CO2 Brussels -- The European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) published today a Solar Thermal Action Plan for Europe. The document spells out the benefits of solar heating and a clear target for 2020. Concrete guidelines for ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Panasonic appoint AES Solar as Scottish installer

    Scottish-based AES Solar have been selected as a Panasonic Solar Premium Installer for Morayshire, The Highlands & North-East Scotland. Panasonic’s solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, including their highly efficient, heterojunction PV modules, will now be available through AES Solar. Daniel Roca, Senior Business Development Manager at Panasonic Eco Solutions Europe said: “Panasonic ...


    By AES Ltd

  • Minnesota Commerce Department Offers Incentives to Install Solar

    January and February may be the coldest months in Minnesota, but they’re also a time when the state’s commerce department focuses on promoting something much warmer: Energy from the sun. Through its Made in Minnesota Solar Program, the North Star State offers incentives to consumers ...


    By iDEAL Energies

  • Solar Power Installations Jump to a New Annual Record

    The year 2013 saw record-breaking growth for solar electricity generation as the photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) markets continued to grow. With over 39 gigawatts installed worldwide, the PV solar market ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • TVP Solar Wins Intersolar AWARD for Best Solar Thermal Technology in 2012

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Competing against over 3000 companies from China, Europe, North America and India, TVP Solar has been awarded the prestigious Intersolar AWARD for its ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar thermal bounces back as ESTEC 2011, the 5th European Solar Thermal Energy Conference, opened its doors in Marseille!

    Brussels, 26 October 2011. ESTEC 2011, the largest European solar thermal conference began in Marseille, France on 20 October. With over 300 participants coming from more than 30 countries, ESTEC confirms its position as the premier solar thermal event in Europe. ESTEC 2011 is setting new trends for solar thermal! For the first time, the biennial European Solar Thermal ...

  • 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 ...

  • European Solar Thermal sector in search of options during tough economic times

    In 2013, the total solar thermal installed capacity grew by 1.75 GWth, while the newly installed capacity decreased by 11.8%. Most markets were affected by the overall downturn, yearning for effective and stable support policies. However, the outlook is sunnier for some market segments; and the sector reaffirms its importance as a vital contributor to a clean, secure and affordable energy ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Abengoa Obtains Environmental Approval for South America’s Largest Solar-Thermal Plant

    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 obtained a favorable environmental rating from the authorities of the Chilean Environmental Service to develop a solar-thermal plant using molten salts tower technology with an installed capacity of 110 MW. The project, ...


    By Abengoa

  • 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. ...

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