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  • France: Qualisol – A Quality Scheme for Installers

    France: Qualisol – A Quality Scheme for Installers

    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...

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  • South Africa: Harvesting the Sun with Western Cape’s Housing Project

    South Africa: Harvesting the Sun with Western Cape’s Housing Project

    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.
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  • India: First Solar Thermal Energy Service Company established

    India: First Solar Thermal Energy Service Company established

    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.

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  • France: Dissatisfying Market Development in 2009

    France: Dissatisfying Market Development in 2009

    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

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  • Austria Solar: The Sun's Marketing Specialists

    Austria Solar: The Sun's Marketing Specialists

    One campaign, three partners: Robert Kanduth (Chairman of Austria Solar), Niki Berlakovich, (heading the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management) and Ingmar Höbarth (Managing Director of the Climate and Energy Fund). Photo: Severin Dostal / Austria...

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  • Thailand: Highly Interested Enterprises, But Low-Quality Systems

    Thailand: Highly Interested Enterprises, But Low-Quality Systems

    37 commercially installed solar thermal systems of between 50 and 500 m2 received subsidies in Thailand over the last two years. Nevertheless, the sector shows a lack of professional service to operate these solar systems at an optimum efficiency.
    Photo: STA

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  • Germany: Web Portal about Seasonal Heat Storage

    Germany: Web Portal about Seasonal Heat Storage

    The six main features in different colours: This is the brand mark of a new website called saisonalspeicher.de (seasonal heat storage) launched in December by Solites, the German Research Institute for Solar and Sustainable Thermal Energy Systems within the company network of the Steinbeis...

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