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  • Solar houses: Renewables to Make Up 50 % of the Annual Energy Demand

    Solar houses: Renewables to Make Up 50 % of the Annual Energy Demand

    There was no going around the huge Solarhaus 50+ sign in the centre of Hall B2 at the Intersolar, the international solar fair in Munich at the end of May. Solar Energy covers more than 50% of the heating demand of such a Solarhaus 50+. Photo: Bärbel Epp

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  • Strategic Partnerships for Turnkey Solar Collector Factories

    Strategic Partnerships for Turnkey Solar Collector Factories

    Premiere at the Intersolar fair in Munich, Germany: SMI from Italy and Sunrise from Greece publicly announced their strategic partnership, with the goal to offer turnkey machinery solutions to the solar thermal industry. Photo: Bärbel Epp

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  • Manufacturer Founds Air Collector Association SAHWIA

    Manufacturer Founds Air Collector Association SAHWIA

    Air collector companies exist very much in the shadows of the manufacturers of water collectors. Therefore a Solar Air Heating World Industry Association (SAHWIA) is necessary. But not all manufacturers are pleased with the procedure that lead to the association’s founding. Photo:...

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  • “We Were Clearly in Need of the Incentive Programme”

    “We Were Clearly in Need of the Incentive Programme”

    Solarthermalworld.org spoke with Manuel Collares-Pereira,  R&D director of the Portuguese collector manufacturer Aosol, about the development of his company and the Portuguese solar thermal incentive programme. Photo: Aosol

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Ken Guthrie at ESTEC 2009

    Ken Guthrie at ESTEC 2009

    This is an interview made during the 2009 ESTEC conference in Munich, Germany with Ken Guthrie. Ken Guthrie speaks about Sustainability Victoria in Australia.

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  • Tokyo:  Green Power Certification System Pushes Solar Thermal

    Tokyo: Green Power Certification System Pushes Solar Thermal

    Japanese apartment house with flat plate collectors in the balcony: Is this the solar thermal future of Tokyo? In the next two years the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office (TMG) wants to implement 40,000 solar thermal and photovoltaic plants. Photo: Chiryu Heater

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  • “China is a Very Good Market for Flat Plate Collectors”

    “China is a Very Good Market for Flat Plate Collectors”

    Solarthermalworld.org spoke with Jiao Qingtai, vice president of the Chinese collector manufacturer Sunrain Solar Energy Co., at the Intersolar in Munich at the end of May about the advantages and disadvantages of vacuum tube versus flat plate collectors. Photo: Bärbel Epp...

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  • Austria: Solar District Heating on the Rise in Graz

    Austria: Solar District Heating on the Rise in Graz

    On the 15th of May, the city of Graz saw the inauguration of another large-scale solar thermal installation (from left): Dr. Wolfgang Messner (Graz AG), Andrea Pavlovec-Meixner and Sonja Grabner (municipal councillors), Christian Holter (S.O.L.I.D) and Wolfgang Malik (Graz AG...

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Christine Lins, EREC, at ESTEC 2009

    Christine Lins, EREC, at ESTEC 2009

    This is an interview made during the ESTEC conference in Munich, Germany with Christin Lins, EREC (European Renewable Energy Council) Secretary General. Lins speaks about the RES 2020 Directive.

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