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Mexico: Captasol to Enter Industrial Solar Drying Market

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on November 17, 2014
CaptasolSince 2006, Captasol has been a Mexican manufacturer of solar dryers used in the agricultural sector. Now, eight years later, the solar thermal collector producer is about to offer its first solar air-heating systems to the industrial market. The company claims that its solar air-drying units for agricultural applications have payback periods of around one year.
Photos: Captasol

Mexico: No More Loans for Low-Pressure Solar Thermal Systems

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on April 1, 2012

Low-Pressure solar thermal systems - such as water-filled, double-glass vacuum tube collectors - are no longer eligible to receive loans from the Hipoteca Verde programme in Mexico. This is the result of changes made by the National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy (CONUEE) to its technical specifications for solar water heaters. These recent changes, however, do not affect solar thermal systems which work at pressures of 3 bar or more.

Mexico: New Industry Association Protects Local Industry Against Cheap Imports

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on April 30, 2010

 Salvador Steffani” Since 1976 in the solar thermal business: Salvador Steffani is the founder and General Director of the collector manufacturer Captasol. His company is initiator of the newly founded Renewable Energy Industry Association FAMERAC and member of the National Association of Solar Energy (ANES).
Photo: Captasol

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