IEA SHC

  • Austria: Task 42 Meeting on Compact Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    Austria: Task 42 Meeting on Compact Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    IEA-SHC Task 42, entitled Compact Thermal Energy Storage, has entered into its final year and will end in December 2015. In February 2015, 44 scientists met for the 13th Experts Task Meeting in Vienna, Austria, to discuss the characterisation and development of materials for...
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  • Norway: Research Community Visits Estate Built with Polymer Collectors

    Norway: Research Community Visits Estate Built with Polymer Collectors

    Norwegian collector manufacturer Aventa and the University of Oslo’s Department of Physics jointly hosted two meetings in the middle of October: The meeting of Task 39 (Polymeric Materials for Solar Thermal Applications) of the International Energy Agency’s Solar Heating and...
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  • China: SHC 2014 and Solar Thermal Industry Exhibition

    China: SHC 2014 and Solar Thermal Industry Exhibition

    After San Francisco, USA, and Freiburg, Germany, this year’s venue for the International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry is going to be the Chinese capital, Beijing. Researchers from all around the world have been invited to attend the annual...
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  • Embedded thumbnail for Maria Christina Munar, Solar Energy Laboratory Laussane, at SHC 2013

    Maria Christina Munar, Solar Energy Laboratory Laussane, at SHC 2013

    This is an interview with Maria Christina Munar Probst, of the Solar Energy Laboratory Laussange, at SHC 2013 in Freibug in September 2013. Munar Probst discusses her research as part of a European project on the development and design of an unglazed coloured facade collector system.

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Korbinian Kramer, Fraunhofer ISE, at SHC 2013

    Korbinian Kramer, Fraunhofer ISE, at SHC 2013

    This interview was held with Korbinian Kramer, Head of Test Lab at Fraunhofer ISE, at SHC 2013 in Freiburg in September 2013. Kramer discussed the path toward harmonisation and certification of standards for solar thermal technology.

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Katharina Resch, University of Leoben, at SHC 2013

    Katharina Resch, University of Leoben, at SHC 2013

    This interview was held with Katharina Resch, Assistant Professor at the University of Leoben, at SHC 2013 in Freiburg in September 2013. Katharina discusses bio plastics for Solar Thermal Applications.

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Bernd Hafner, Viessman, at SHC 2013

    Bernd Hafner, Viessman, at SHC 2013

    This interview was held with Dr. Bernd Hafner, Head of Technology Development at Viessman, at SHC 2013 in Freiburg, Germany. It focusses on the cost competitiveness of solar thermal energy, and how it can be further improved.

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Christian Zahler, Industrial Solar, at SHC 2013

    Christian Zahler, Industrial Solar, at SHC 2013

    This is an interview with Christian Zahler, Managing Director of the German company Industrial Solar. The interview was made during the SHC Conference in Freiburg, Germany, in September 2013. Christian Zahler speaks about the partnership with the Viessmann and the project SolSteam.

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Nigel Cotton, Solarthermalworld.org, at SHC 2013

    Nigel Cotton, Solarthermalworld.org, at SHC 2013

    This is an interview with Nigel Cotton, founder of Solarthermalworld.org, held during SHC 2013 in Freiburg in September 2013. Nigel discusses the 2013 Solarthermalworld.org Research Video Competition, explaining how it looks to improve the accessibility of solar thermal...

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Adrian Joyce, Renovate Europe, at SHC 2013

    Adrian Joyce, Renovate Europe, at SHC 2013

    This is an interview with Adrian Joyce, Director of the Renovate Europe campaign. The interview took place during the SHC conference in Freiburg in September 2013.

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  • Embedded thumbnail for Prof Tao He, CABR, at SHC 2013

    Prof Tao He, CABR, at SHC 2013

    This is an interview with Prof Tao He, research engineer within the China Academy of Building Research, made during the conference SHC in Freiburg, Germany in September 2013. Tao He speaks about the lack of test institutes in China.

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