The picture above shows the board of the newly founded Solar Thermal Federation of India (STFI): STFI Chairman Krishnappa Subramanya (CEO of TATA-BP Solar), STFI President Jaideep Malaviya (consultant and journalist) and Vice-Chairman Hemant Revankar (Managing Director of Bipin Engineers...
Solarthermalworld wanted to investigate why the Australian Government decided to discontinue its Solar Water Heater Rebate Programme and conducted an interview with Stephen Cranch, Sales and Marketing Manager of Solahart Industries Pty Ltd Australia.
Organized by Benoit Hennaut, then President & CEO of Monier Sdn Bhd (left), the Malaysian Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Peter Chin Fah Kui (middle), met in February 2010 with German solar thermal consultant Werner Koldehoff.
Glazed air collectors made in India: Planters Energy Network installed almost 300 m2 on the roof of the paint shop belonging to the bicycle factory of TI Cycles of India. It is therewith one of the largest solar air heating systems nationwide. Photo: TI Cycles
Solar cooling systems on dairy farms possess a high impact on the energy consumption of such businesses. Solar energy can contribute up to 80 % of the total cooling load and 57 to 65 % of the hot water load for a typical dairy farm, according to a study carried out by Australian company Solem...
- Profiting from cost-effective solar thermal technology: The JP Siddhartha Hotel in the city of Gurgaon, Haryana, runs a 56 m2 collector system supplying solar energy for the domestic hot water demand of the hotel. The investment of INR 490,000 will pay off in less than 2 years.
Solar plug'n'play solution in Brazil: The unit developed by Brazilian company E2 Solar consists of a solar roof with 16 collectors and a storage tank with a capacity of 2,500 litres.
Qualit’EnR manages the solar thermal installers label Qualisol and offers a wide range of services to qualified installation companies, such as: listing on the web portal (www.qualit-enr.org), free technical assistance, advertising and communications material and the Qualit’EnR newsletter...
Thermosiphon systems on the roofs of social housing blocks in South Africa: Almost all of the 210 flats that are part of the newly built housing project in Steenberg, a suburb of Cape Town, have been equipped with a solar water heater of local system supplier Hotmix (Pty) Ltd.
Solar Keymark is a very broadly accepted label on the European solar thermal market. More than 1,000 collector certificates have been issued since the introduction of the certification system in 2003.
Shangmuganathan Srinivasan (right) is visiting the first solar thermal system his company Trans Solar Technologies (TST) is running as an Energy Service Company (ESCO). The system was installed on the roof of project partner Holy Family Hospital in New Delhi.
Collective systems are on the rise in France: This photo shows the youth hostel of the Association Logis des Jeunes de Provence in the city of Cannes in the South of France. Photo: Enerplan