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  • Lebanon: Check List for Solar Installations in Hospitals

    Lebanon: Check List for Solar Installations in Hospitals

    The demonstration of best practise - a solar thermal system on the roof of the Saida Governmental Hospital - showed some technical deficiencies at second glance. The monitoring of the system led to a check list including preventive maintenance advice.
    Photo: Solarnet

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  • Solar Thermal Roadmap for New York State

    Solar Thermal Roadmap for New York State

    Stepping out of the shadow of photovoltaics: A New York Solar Thermal Consortium (STC) launched plans to draft a Solar Thermal Road Map for New York State, which aims to set up solar thermal technology in New York equalling 2 GWth (2.86 million m2) by 2020. Photo...

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  • Albania: Solar Water Heaters Project increases Market Size (2008)

    Albania: Solar Water Heaters Project increases Market Size (2008)

    Albanian's solar thermal testing centre: inaugurated in September 2008, managed by the Harry Fultz Institute in Tirana and financed by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    Photo: www.entwicklung.at

    Stimulating the...

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  • Four International Conferences dedicated to Solar Heating and Cooling

    Four International Conferences dedicated to Solar Heating and Cooling

    Four international conferences on solar heating and cooling will take place in the first three months of the year: The Solar Thermal Conference at 4/5 March 2010 in Wels, Austria, the First Annual Conference of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling 23/24 February...

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  • Ukraine: Survey Among National Collector Manufacturers

    Ukraine: Survey Among National Collector Manufacturers

    A huge and sunny country: The southern parts of the Ukraine enjoy an annual radiation of 1,350 kWh/m2, the northern parts around 1,150 kWh/m2. Solarthermalworld.org spoke with four national suppliers and manufacturers of solar thermal systems about the general market...

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  • Lebanon: Training Programmes for Solar Water Heating

    Lebanon: Training Programmes for Solar Water Heating

    Training on how to design and install solar water heaters: Participants of the solar water heater workshop, organised by the UNDP-CEDRO Project in Hamra, Lebanon, in October 2009.
    Source: UNDP-CEDRO

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  • Russia: Collectors with a Convex Polycarbonate Casing

    Russia: Collectors with a Convex Polycarbonate Casing

    A Russian solar thermal pioneer: Boris Kazandzhan, President of Holding Alten, has over 25 years of practical expertise in the solar energy sector. He has now developed a new generation of collectors with a multi-layer polycarbonate casing. Serial production is planned for the first half...

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  • India: Australian Grant for Developing a Solar Thermal Cooling System

    India: Australian Grant for Developing a Solar Thermal Cooling System

    The recently held workshop on solar cooling technology in India was a great success: Instead of a target audience of 30 to 40, almost 100 people joined the workshop in Delhi this October. The picture above shows Deepak Gupta, Secretary for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (right),...

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