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  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Students compete to design solar homes

    (AXcess News) Cambridge, Mass. - If the predictions of 1950s futurists had come true, we'd be whizzing to work in hovercrafts as domestic robots cleaned our prefab domes. While such idealistic prophesies are often tempered by time, that hasn't kept academics and inventors from creating bold visions about the home of tomorrow. That's exactly what brought 20 teams from universities across the ...


    By Axcess News

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  • 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

  • Chromasun and SunWater Solar Partner to Install California's First MCT Solar Cooling Project at Santa Clara University's 2007 Solar Decathlon House

    Collaboration Results in Unique Solar Air Conditioning Demonstration in the United StatesSAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/10 -- Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has partnered with SunWater Solar, a solar thermal technology integrator, to deploy California's first ...


  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Solar Power Leader Barbados to Host World Environment Day 2014

    Barbados, a Caribbean island at the cutting edge of the fight against climate change, will host this year's World Environment Day (WED) global celebrations on 5 June 2014, according to a joint announcement made today by the government of Barbados and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The theme for this year's celebrations is "Small Island Developing States and Climate Change". ...

  • Two into One does go: Car Port as Energy Hub

    Homeowners are often faced with the problem of the ideal location for mounting their solar collectors. Car ports are being considered s an option more frequently, as they offer a visually appealing roof integration, and keep the main roof free. Furthermore, the car port solar system has two uses: the roofed garage solution provides ideal covering for vehicles and offers the house long-term ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • TiSUN appoints New London Agent

    TiSUN, the Austrian solar thermal systems manufacturer, has appointed Matt Tickle of Hurlstones Midlands & South to represent TiSUN’s range to the Building Services Industry in the London area. TiSUN is a specialist in solar thermal systems, and has been manufacturing systems in Austria for 23 years. TiSUN manufactures solar collectors and innovative thermal stores for solar ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • New scheme offers cash incentive to households using renewable heating systems in their homes

    A new and innovative Government scheme launched today will pay people for the green heat they generate for their homes. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems in their properties. The scheme is open to everyone – home ...

  • Save energy and money – even at minus 30 degree

    The Siberian cold has an icy grip on Europe and a meaningful impact on the prices of fossil fuels. ‘If you have the possibility to heat without oil or gas, you should do it’, advised Udo Peters, a member of the German consumer organization, in an interview this week. Especially in very cold spells the investment in solar thermal systems amortizes quickly. Ideal insulation ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • 5.4 percent higher efficiency thanks to new manufacturing technology

    Since early 2012 the Austrian solar heating expert TiSUN has been producing its absorbers with a unique manufacturing process. The “Austrian Institute of Technology” has now confirmed an increase in efficiency of more than five percent for the new TiSUN FM module collectors. The FM module collectors are in the top ranks in a worldwide comparison in the field of collector ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Austrian technology crowns Arabian sports stadium

    The "Al Aim stadium" near Abu Dhabi is a project of remarkable dimensions: from summer 2013, approximately 25,000 people can be seated in this stadium with a total area of 45,000 m². Austrian technology provides the renewable domestic hot water production for the showers and toilet facilities of the athletes and visitors of the stadium in the Middle East. Larger, more spectacular, unique ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • PHEX+ Alexandra Palace - 17 & 18 May 2017

    Kingspan Albion are pleased to announce we’re back at PHEX and will be exhibiting at Alexandra Palace in May. Our stand is going to be packed with NEW products as we launch our range of electric point of use water heaters Ultra-flow, and also show off the new extended Ultrasteel range with slimline, horizontal and pre-plumbed models now available, plus hot water cylinder capacity now going ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

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