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Evaluation of the Renewable Energy Application in Mediterranean Hotels. Case Study: the Balearic Islands` Hotels (2006)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on January 27, 2010

In the services sector, hotels are a high energy consumer, which offers a good opportunity to promote the use of renewable energy sources, including solar thermal, in the tourism sector, especially in the Mediterranean region, as this paper emphasizes.

This paper goes through the potential of the RES' use in the total energy consumption of hotels situated in the Spanish Balearic Islands, a very famous touristic destination, with about half a million beds available.

The Lebanese Solar Thermal Strategy (2008)

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on November 29, 2009

 Lebanon destroyed solar water heater” Damaged solar thermal system in South Lebanon: The war with Israel in 2007 destroyed 44 % of the 500 solar water heaters donated by China in 2005. Despite such setbacks, the country is working on a reasonable solar thermal strategy.
Photo: LCEC

SOLPOOL Solar Energy Use in Outdoor Swimming Pools, Cyprus (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on November 6, 2009

This report, made by Intelligent Europe and CRES, provides information on open-air pool heating in Cyprus and on different technologies that can be used to heat pools.

The document contains relevant information such a listing of standards related to solar thermal heating, best practises examples in Cyprus and the incentive schemes available.

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