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Austria: Solar Thermal Market on the Verge of Collapse in one Province

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on September 16, 2011

 Roger Hackstock of Austria Solar In the Austrian province Lower Austria, the cut of direct incentives has led to an almost total collapse of the market for solar thermal systems. The industry association Austria Solar estimates that instead of 6,000 systems as in 2010, only 1,700 new systems are going to be installed in Lower Austria this year. Even worse, the oil industry has set up its own incentive programme for oil heating.
Source: Foto Wilke

Austria: Solar Thermal Mandatory for Housing Assistance

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on July 6, 2009

 Austria single family house Tyrol” Solar showcase in Austria: This single family house in Tyrol generates a 30 % share of the domestic hot water and heating demand from renewable energies. Since 2008 more and more Austrian states have required an ecological heating system, if homeowners want to profit from housing assistance.

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