domestic solar water News

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • 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 ...


  • Awakening: China Promoting Solar Water Heaters for a Cleaner Country

    In the past few years, China has posted an impressive growth in the production of solar cells. In a span of just 2-3 years (nearly form 2003 to 2005), China fortified its position in the worldwide solar cell production market by moving from nearly 1.05% to about 7.8%, according to a recent report “China Energy Sector Analysis” by RNCOS. The country houses some of the most polluted cities of ...


    By RNCOS

  • 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

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  • 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

  • FPL´s fuel-efficient Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center comes online ahead of schedule, serving customers with clean, domestic natural gas power

     Florida Power & Light Company today announced that its state-of-the-art Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center has begun generating electricity from clean, U.S.-produced natural gas. Over its operational lifetime, the new, fuel-efficient plant is expected to provide FPL customers hundreds of millions of ...

  • Global and China Solar Water Heater Industry Report 2013 New Study Published

    Solar heat utilization has seen rapid development around the world by virtue of easy realizability, with the growing scale of application, especially in China whose solar water heater production has risen to 63.9 million square meters in 2012 at a growth rate of 10.7% or so, with total inventory of roughly 258 million square meters.    To Buy The Copy Of This Report Visit: ...


  • 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 ...


  • Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

    Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair. Federal wildlife investigators who visited the BrightSource Energy plant last year and watched as birds burned and fell, reporting an average of one "streamer" every two minutes, ...


    By Associated Press

  • AppliTek to provide analyzers for world’s largest solar power project

    With the inauguration of the world’s largest solar powered plant on Sunday 17th of March, AppliTek officially announces having procured the water analyzers for Shams 1, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The on-line analyzers will be used to monitor the water chemistry of the steam production of the huge power plant, i.e. boiler feed water quality and condensate return quality. The analyzer ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • 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. ...

  • 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". ...

  • 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 ...

  • ENER-G Switch2 warms up financial returns on solar

    Funders and landlords can warm up their financial returns on large, multiple site solar photovoltaic (PV) projects following the launch of a complete renewable data management service by UK metering and billing specialist ENER-G.  Switch2  The end-to-end service provides a total back-office operation for multiple solar PV installations – making it simple for funders and ...


    By ENER-G

  • Solar Power Grants: Renewable Heat Incentive Back Under Scrutiny

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 09/21/10 -- The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is just six months away, but as the introduction date beckons there is still no clear understanding of whether the scheme will go ahead in its current form with more criticism being aimed in its direction from the Renewable Energy Forum (REF). ...


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