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  • 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 ...

  • Solar heats up the World Future Energy Summit 2009

    A stunning 132 solar-related companies will be exhibiting at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES09) on January 19-21, 2009. In addition, 14 solar experts from around the world will showcase how their commercial solar projects can solve energy demands now and for the future. “Due to unprecedented demand at the 2008 summit, we split our solar session in two for 2009, Solar PV and Thermal”, said ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Solar Heating and Cooling Research & Innovation Roadmap available for public consultation

    Solar thermal industry stakeholders are given the opportunity to review the Solar Heating and Cooling Research & Innovation Roadmap developed by the experts of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC‑Platform). The solar thermal technology panel of the RHC-Platform developed a Solar Heating and Cooling Research ...

  • 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 ...

  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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 ...


  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • Winners of green heating competition revealed

    First wave of social housing winners to share in £4million fund Regional data published on uptake of £15 million Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme so far Twenty-four social housing providers across Britain have been awarded a share of a £4 million fund to install green heating systems in the homes of their tenants. They are the first winners to be announced ...

  • DOE turns on headquarters’ solar energy system

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman has inaugurated one of the largest solar power system in the Nation’s Capital, installed atop the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Forrestal Building. At a rooftop ceremony, Secretary Bodman energized the system for the first time. The solar electric photovoltaic (PV) system will generate approximately 200 megawatt hours of electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...


  • Geothermal Heat Mining Promises Abundant, Cheap Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Mining the heat that resides as stored energy in the Earth's hard rock crust beneath the United States could supply a substantial portion of the electricity the country will need in the future, probably at competitive prices and with minimal environmental impact, new research shows. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the study is the first in 30 ...

  • Germany Writes Big Cheque for Renewable Heating

      At this year's Ecobuild, Germany Trade & Invest presents opportunities in Europe's largest market With the 20 percent renewable electricity mark already achieved, Germany is now targeting sustainable heating. EUR 500 million were provided in 2011 towards Germany's renewable heating goal - 14 percent by 2020. This commitment to renewable ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Renewable Heat Incentive: Amendement regulations 2015

    Today, I am pleased to announce the laying of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2015. These amendments will introduce improvements that are essential to the smooth-running of both Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes. Further detail on the changes brought about by these regulations is provided below. ...

  • Robin Welling (TiSUN) elected new president of the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation – Europe needs more focus on renewable heat

    Brussels, 8 December 2010. The European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) members have elected a new President and a new Board of Directors on 3 December at their General Assembly in Brussels. Representatives from industry, association and research have discussed the short- and medium-term outlook for a market which has been particularly affected by the crisis in the building sector. ...

  • Environmental Heating Solutions Ltd launches the Energy Saver

    Environmental Heating Solutions Ltd launches the Energy Saver London, UK, 27th February 2007. Stand E460 Ecobuild, Earls Court Environmental Heating Solutions (EHS) Ltd is a UK based company established to market eco-friendly and innovative heating solutions for greater indoor comfort and climate control, while at the same time protecting the environment. EHS supplies ...

  • 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 ...


  • Doing solar business in the UK

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, to the Intersolar Conference. Originally given at Munich, Germany. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction Pleasure to be here in Intersolar, one of the biggest solar conferences in the world 1500 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors. Apt also ...

  • More households can benefit from renewable heating

    Changes to the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) mean that from Spring 2015 Registered Social Landlords will no longer be required to have a Green Deal Assessment in order to apply for the innovative RHI scheme. If social landlords already have Energy Performance Certificates for their properties, and these are less than two years old, they will be able to apply to the scheme ...

  • LightManufacturing Selects San Luis Obispo-based Power-Save Energy as Supplier of Photovoltaic Solar Panels for Solar Manufacturing Systems

     LightManufacturing's heliostats (sun tracking mirrors) keep reflected sunlight on a target, providing heat and light for buildings and industry without the use of fossil fuels. The firm's H1 heliostat is marketed as the 'lowest cost per reflected watt' heliostat available, in part due to the use of a tensioned reflective membrane instead of glass. The firm sells the H1 heliostat as a ...


    By LightManufacturing LLC

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