- The solar thermal market in Turkey is shrinking. The produced collector area has decreased by an average of 9 % each year since reaching its peak in 2004 with almost 1.5 million m2. Local manufacturers only produced 1 million m2 last year, according to the statistics of Gunder...
Over 6,300 solar water heaters are planned in Khayelitsha, the biggest informal settlement in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: City of Cape Town
Modern Residential City for 25,000 people in 48 buildings on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi City, United Arab Emirates, shoud be supplied with solar heated water. Photo: Millennium Energy Industries
“Made in Germany” is a brand in Russia: These vacuum tube collectors from Sonnenkraft were shipped around half the globe to be installed on a single-family building in the far east region of Primorsky Krai, near the border to China Photo: Rusolar
Quick, precise, tireless: Robots perform most of the collector manufacturing at the German heating systems manufacturer Vaillant. Photo: Vaillant
Laser welding machine: a popular joining technique between absorber sheet and pipe Photo: Sunlaser Consulting GmbH
Reducing the burden of the electricity load: a solar water heater in the city of Delhi. Photo: Koto Trade & Service
There are a lot of places in Europe during the month of May where you can listen to highly regarded solar thermal speakers. Four solar thermal conferences will then take place in three different countries: Germany, Italy and Poland.
Solar thermal symposium...
Solar is everywhere in Hawaii: This is the Helemano Army Family Housing project of the U.S. army near the city of Wahiawa. It possesses more than 400 solar water heaters. Photo: Sunearth
- The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) estimates in its latest publication, “U.S. Solar Industry Year in Review 2008”, that the solar thermal market in the United States has grown by 50 % last year, to almost 229,000 m2 (160 MWth). The state with the biggest share of...
Combining theory with practical training: The seminars of the Renewables Academy (RENAC) take place in the newly equipped training center in Berlin, Germany. Photo: RENAC