This study from 2006 published by Vitae Civilis analyses technical and financial alternatives to traditional water heating systems with a view to boost the development of new business models using solar thermal energy in residential, commercial and services sectors in South American countries...
Newly-elected president of Green Chiller: Roland Weidner, senior consultant from the German chiller manufacturer EAW GmbH Photo: EAW
This report from 2008 falls within the framework of the Internal Energy Agency’s Solar Heating and Cooling Programme.
The objective of this report is to undertake pre-normative research to develop a comprehensive and integrated suite of building energy analysis tool tests involving...
This Technical Brochure, published in 2009, presents the final results of the SOLCO project. This project promotes, among other objectives, the widespread use of solar technologies and energy savings due to solar cooling applications in the building sector. The SOLCO project focuses on solar...
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...
Factory of Climatewell in the Spanish town of Soria: The Swedish company is setting up a production line of solar absorption chillers.
Les Nelson – re-elected chair of the solar thermal division at SEIA
Solar cooling is a promising new field of application for solar thermal technology. A new version of the simulation software Polysun will be published in April. It will not only be able to design solar thermal systems but also solar powered cooling plants that work with compression coolers or...
Crowding at the start button: The new collector production unit of Sun Master in Upper Austria opened on 22 January. Photo: Sun Master
Cooling with the sun: This retirement home in Kalkara, Malta, is conditioned by a chillii Solar Cooling Kit PSC10 (10 kW cooling capacity). 38 m² flat plate collectors are used to generate the heat for the ammonia/water absorption chiller.
Solar markets are booming in the United States and more and more companies discover new business models featuring solar thermal - such as Vanir Companies Inc.
Ming Huang, founder and chairman of Himin group and since 2008 vice president of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).
Photo: Sven Tetzlaff