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Namibia: Solar Water Heaters Mandatory for Public Buildings

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 30, 2009

 solar water heaters in Namibia A recoupment period of two years: The University of Namibia in Windhoek replaced an oil boiler that had reached the end of its life cycle with 109 solar water heaters.
Photo: Namibian Engineering Cooperation/Solahart

Production line of Absorption Chillers in Spain

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 26, 2009

factory climatewell=Factory of Climatewell in the Spanish town of Soria: The Swedish company is setting up a production line of solar absorption chillers.
Photo: Climatewell

Ontario: Solar Home Systems on Lease

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 25, 2009

The financial obstacle of buying a solar water heating (SWH) system is an issue for almost every company or household. Reliance Home Comfort (RHC), based in Toronto, offers a special renting system for water heaters to overcome this issue. The Canadian supplier for water heaters responded last year to a Request for Proposal (RFP) from the federal government to direct the delivery channels for solar thermal systems.

Cape Town: Draft of Solar Water Heating Bye-law

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 25, 2009

Thermosiphon system in Cape townCurrently, solar water heating systems have hardly penetrated in Cape Town, South Africa. Only 2 % of city’s 906,000 households use solar energy. The planned bye-law should boost the market to 76,000 newly installed system in the next two years, but has been delayed due to continuous legal obstacles. Photo: Sustainable Energy Africa

Maharashtra State Leading the Way to Solar Bye-laws

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 18, 2009

Maharashtra state in IndiaMaharashtra state and its 35 districts: ten major cities approved solar bye-laws, others will follow soon

Fair Season in China: Three Major Trends

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 9, 2009

Different tube technologiesDifferent vacuum tube technologies in comparison: The full-glass vacuum tube can easily be recognised by the extended and closed top.
Photo: Sven Tetzlaff

Three out of a dozen: Solar Thermal Fairs in China

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 9, 2009

fair in Zhengzhou One of many regional fairs in China: the outdoor exhibition space in Zhengzhou, a city in Henan province
Photo: Sven Tetzlaff

60 Solar Cities in India

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on March 3, 2009

orange city NagpurNagpur city in central India – one of 60 solar cities in India supported by the government.


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