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  • Benefits for bushfire communities amongst solar hot water adjustments

    The Australian Government has opened up its $1,600 solar hot water rebate to people who lost their homes in the Victorian bushfires in February 2009. Environment Minister Peter Garrett said the rebate is not usually available for people building new homes, but the Government had made an exception for homes destroyed in the fires. “This is another leg up to help these communities as they rebuild ...


    By Australian Government

  • 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 ...

  • Largest solar project in Greece built on Austrian technology

    The Peloponnese Peninsula in Greece is among the sunniest regions in Europe, but when it comes to the use of solar energy, the Southeast European peninsula relies on technology developed in the Tyrolean Alps. The Austrian solar expert TiSUN and the local partner ANDRIANOS are currently implementing the largest solar project in Greece. From the beginning of July 2013, the solar systems "made in ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • First Drain Meander Project Implemented By Solimpeks Solar Energy Corp

    Solimpeks ,Turkey"s the biggest thermal and hybrid collector manufacturer, has recently implemented first of Turkey largest drain meander system In the city of Izmir successfully. In the city of İzmir, Solimpeks have built a drain meander system consist of 152 Wunder Drain collectors, which produce hot water, for the Pasha Hotel, which holds a base in the outskirts of ...


    By Solimpeks Enerji A.Ş.

  • SMA Solar Technology AG Commissions world`s largest solar inverter factory

    SMA Solar Technology AG, parent company of U.S. subsidiary SMA America, Inc., has announced the opening of its 193,000 square foot solar inverter factory in Kassel, Germany. With the new facility, SMA has increased its production capacity to four gigawatts and is continuing to expand its successful strategy of scalability to meet demand for its popular line of solar inverters. Solar inverters are ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • 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 ...


  • Largest public solar project in Greece built on Austrian technology

    The Peloponnese Peninsula in Greece is among the sunniest regions in Europe, but when it comes to the use of solar energy, the Southeast European peninsula relies on technology developed in the Tyrolean Alps. The Austrian solar expert TiSUN and the local partner ANDRIANOS are currently implementing the largest public solar project in Greece. From the beginning of July 2013, the solar systems ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • 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 ...


  • Emerson to apply Ovation technology at first U.S. commercial-scale solar power facility with fully integrated energy storage

    Ovation platform’s integrated control and diagnostics will deliver operations and maintenance efficiencies at the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant Emerson Process Management has been awarded a contract to apply its Ovation expert control system at the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah, Nevada. When it comes online at the end of 2013, this 110-MW concentrated solar ...


    By Emerson Process Management

  • ENERGY STAR® water heaters to save Americans up to US$823m, says EPA

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) have announced the availability of ENERGY STAR® residential water heaters. With this week's announcement, the ENERGY STAR® program now addresses every major residential appliance found in most American homes. Introduction of this product provides significant potential savings to consumers. Water heating represents up to 15.5 percent of national residential energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Paid off in only four years – “Elite” Hotel saves 50 % on heating costs

    The Elite Hotel in Kalamata, Greece, heats the hot water for showers and bathrooms, and space heating using fan coil for its 120 guests with a TiSUN solar system. The system was installed in 2008 and since then the heating costs of the hotel have been halved. The solar system has already been amortised in only four years. The hotel group "Elite" places special emphasis on luxury and ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Luxury today means environmentally friendly living

    The brand-new exclusive “High Elms” retirement apartments in the historic Essex market town of Braintree in the UK not only offer luxurious accommodation and landscaped rear gardens but also supply its inhabitants with nature’s luxury. A TiSUN solar system provides environmentally-heated hot water for the 28 apartments, which either one or two bedrooms. The solar-heated water is ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • In 2013 TiSUN focuses on maximum efficiency with new products

    New tank with particularly efficient fresh water module, low-energy high-efficiency pumps and new improved isolation. The Tyrolean solar specialist TiSUN presents new products for 2013 in the pump station range with two additional high-efficiency pumps in the domestic set and large system area, a particularly high-yielding 200 mm insulation for the TiSUN stratified tanks and the ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • The sun shines 365 days a year...

    The winter seems to be coming earlier than expected. Especially in very cold spells the investment in solar thermal systems amortizes quickly. Ideal insulation material, a strong anti-freeze mixture and the optimal alignment of the system ensure that the systems work even when the temperatures are sub-zero. "Many consumers are not aware that a solar system supplies hot water for heating ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • 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

  • With power from the sun and energy from chocolate

    Since May 2013 an international chocolate company produces its chocolate bars at the production facility in Abu Dhabi with Austrian solar energy technology. With a reduction of 60,000 litres of oil in the production process through the usage of solar technology developed by TiSUN (Austria), the company not only focuses on cost reduction, but also on sustainability in the chocolate manufacturing ...


    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

  • 11 floors of inexhaustible energy

    The largest facade solar collector surface in the Czech Republic provides environmentally friendly energy for 200 people The TiSUN large collectors are not only ideally integrated into the building facade of the nursing home in the Czech Republic in Ostrava-Marianske, they also build special architectural highlights and provide energy for hot water for the inhabitants. During the renovation of ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Tyrolean sun for Arab markets

    In order to serve the markets in the Middle East, the Austrian solar thermal manufacturer TiSUN founded the subsidiary TiSUN GCC FZC in Dubai at the beginning of December 2011. The first projects in the MENA-region have been successfully implemented. A major project in Abu Dhabi is equipped with solar systems “made in Austria”. "The countries on the Arabian Gulf are among the sunniest ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Chips + sunshine slash heating costs by 75 percent

    “Always start by making your buildings more energy efficient before you buy a heating system based on bioenergy.” The advice came from Nils Tunströmer during a study tour as part of the World Bioenergy conference and trade fair in Jönköping, Sweden. Tunströmer and his company, NT Energi, presented a newly installed heating system that ...


    By Elmia AB

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