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  • Trans-Solar: Knowledge Transfer to 7 CEE Partner Countries

    Trans-Solar: Knowledge Transfer to 7 CEE Partner Countries

    After running for 26 months, the European Trans-Solar project finally ended in January 2010. Its aim had been to transfer solar thermal know-how from the old EU Member States to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
    Source: www.cres.gr/trans-solar/

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  • Germany: Incentive Programme continues under new Conditions

    Germany: Incentive Programme continues under new Conditions

    After many weeks of waiting and worrying, it is now official: On 7 July, the budget committee of the German parliament unblocked the EUR 115 million funds intended for the country's market incentive programme (MAP). The German Federal Environment Ministry (BMU), which is responsible...

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  • Solar Industrial Process Heat - State of the Art (2006)

    This is a report prepared in the framework of the Intelligent Energy Europe project Key Issues for Renewable Heat in Europe (K4RES-H). The report focuses on solar heat for industrial processes (SHIP), the current market status and potential, the identified barriers to growth and proposed...

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  • European Solar Days: Around 6,600 Events in 17 European Countries

    European Solar Days: Around 6,600 Events in 17 European Countries

    Everything revolves around the sun: 17 European countries participate in the 3rd edition of the European Solar Days from 1 to 16 May 2010. Around 6,600 events are planned for this year’s campaign, involving several hundred thousand citizens at a local level.
    Photo: Fotostudio...

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  • Great Britain: Drafting of NREAP without consulting the Public or Stakeholders

    Great Britain: Drafting of NREAP without consulting the Public or Stakeholders

    Great Britain is a country with a fair number of governmental initiatives intended to save carbon emissions. Two major documents are the UK Low Carbon Transition Plan and the Renewable Energy Strategy (RES) published in July 2009, which cover all industries and renewable technologies. There is...

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  • Malta: Solar Water Heaters used by half of the Households by 2020

    The Malta Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energies Association (M.E.E.R.E.A.) has taken on the drafting of the roadmap to ensure the future development of renewable energy sources on the sunny island in the Mediterranean Sea. M.E.E.R.E.A. is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation...

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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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