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Solar Water Heating Regional Market Assessment Report on Latin America

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on February 3, 2012

This regional market assessment report focuses on six countries: Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Nicaragua and Peru.

After analysing the solar water heating (SWH) market status (demand, supply, costs and economic and financial incentives) in the respective countries, this report gives a detailed account of the political and institutional framework for the SWH market. It subsequently offers an analysis of the gaps and barriers in each country, alongside a set of suggestions that would improve present conditions.

Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on August 15, 2011

 Amr M. Abdel Hai (left) and Eduardo Noboa” Amr M. Abdel Hai, Programme Officer for the Energy Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (left), and Eduardo Noboa, Renewable Energy and Environment Coordinator from the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE), organised a two-day workshop with the aim to strengthen the solar water heating markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. A total of 46 solar thermal experts from several countries (Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Nicaragua, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay) exchanged information, knowledge, lessons learned and successful experiences.
Photo: OLADE

Solar Water Heating Applications : Assessment of Country Successes- South-East Asia

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on August 9, 2011

The objective of this report is to provide an overview of successful projects on solar water heating technology implemented by several organizations in five selected countries : Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, The Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

The report presents detail discussion on solar water heaters system components, design and installation practices and life cycle cost evaluation for five successful nationwide projects/initiatives that helped in catalysing the uptake of Solar Water Heating technology in each the five Asian countries.

Regional Workshop Presentation on the Situation of Solar Thermal Energy Market in Latin America and Caribbean (2011)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on July 28, 2011

This is a presentation made during the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Regional Workshop of Solar Thermal Water Heating in Chile in June 2011. This presentation of Eduardo Noboa from OLADE, the Latin American Energy Organisation, passes in review the solar thermal market of different countries in South America: Brazil, Argentina, Barbados, Colombia, Nicaragua and Peru.

Current Status of Solar Energy Use in Peru (2007)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on December 21, 2010

This short essay, written by Manfred Horn, explores the current status of solar energy use in Peru, both PV and thermal. Solar energy debuted in Peru in the seventies and was used at this time mostly in universities and state organisations working towards the development of new technologies.
The document reports that PV has increased its market penetration in the last years. Solar water heaters is the oldest green technology in Peru and is still very successful.

Peru and Chile: Transsen's Expansion Strategy

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on October 29, 2009

team of Transsen Peru” The newly formed Directive Board of Transsen Peru (left to right): Edson Pereira (President of Transsen Brazil), Abel Gutiérrez, Victor Bazualdo and Newton U. Koeke (International Business Manager of Transsen Brazil) Photo: Transsen

TREE Project – CSP Seminars in South Africa (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on August 25, 2009

The TREE Project (Transfer Renewable Energy & Efficiency), run by the Renewables Academy (RENAC) in Berlin aims to promote capacity building and know-how transfer in renewable energies (RE), energy efficiency (EE) and climate protection for both decision makers from politics and business, as well as technicians and engineers in emerging countries.

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