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  • Germany: Uncertain Market Development in 2011

    Germany: Uncertain Market Development in 2011

    Signs of a recovering market are hard to come by when looking at the official German market statistics: The figures of the solar industry association BSW Solar and the heating industry association BDH (BDH/BSI statistics) show only a very small increase of 4.3 % during the first three...

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  • Germany: Increased Funding Levels of national Subsidy Programme

    Germany: Increased Funding Levels of national Subsidy Programme

    The up and down in the German Market Rebate Programme for Renewable Energies (MAP) continues. Just in time for the beginning of the ISH, the worldwide largest trade fair for bathroom, building, energy and climate technology in Frankfurt, Germany, the Ministry of Environment published its new...

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  • Oman: International conference proposes “Energy Roadmap”

    Oman: International conference proposes “Energy Roadmap”

    International experts discussing the potential of renewable energy sources for the Sultanate of Oman in the middle of February: Among the keynote speakers were Omran Al Kuwari, CEO of GreenGulf Inc, Qatar (1st from left), Werner Koldehoff, Board member of the German Solar Industry...

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  • Germany: Steep Decline in Collector Sales in 2010

    Germany: Steep Decline in Collector Sales in 2010

    The German solar thermal market decreased by 26 % in 2010. According to the solar industry association BSW-Solar and the heating industry association BDH, 1.15 million m2 (805 MW) of new collector area were installed on German roofs last year. The market volume of 2010 is almost...

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  • NREAPs: Only 8 countries to plan with significant Area and Growth Rates

    NREAPs: Only 8 countries to plan with significant Area and Growth Rates

    Clear-cut concepts and mandatory targets to protect the climate was what the European Commission requested from the 27 EU members as they created their National Renewable Energy Action Plans (NREAPs). On 30 June 2010, 23 states delivered their national version – with meagre success for solar...

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  • Germany: Backlash against Solar Heating and Cooling Sector

    Germany: Backlash against Solar Heating and Cooling Sector

    Prospects for the German solar thermal industry remain gloomy. For the second time in a row, the market has shrunk significantly. The installed collector area in 2009 (1,615,000 m2) was already 23 % less than the record figure in 2008 (2,100,000 m2). In 2010, however,...

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  • Intersolar Europe Conference 2010: 24 Speakers from 9 different Countries

    Intersolar Europe Conference 2010: 24 Speakers from 9 different Countries

    Solar thermal professionals from all over the world will once again gather in Munich, Germany, to attend the international solar trade fair Intersolar 2010, which has just recently been renamed to Intersolar Europe. Its German organizer, the Solar Promotion GmbH, announced record...

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  • Slowdown of the Solar Thermal Market in Germany

    Slowdown of the Solar Thermal Market in Germany

    The growth of the German solar thermal market is coming to halt – or even worse: The market statistics of the solar industry association BSW-Solar and the heating industry association BDH (BDH/BSI statistics) show a strong decrease during the summer months.
    Photo: Bärbel Epp...

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  • Tremendous Market Growth in Germany

    Tremendous Market Growth in Germany

    The German solar thermal market more than doubled in 2008. According to the solar industry association BSW-Solar and the heating industry association BDH; 2.1 million m2 of new collector area (1.5 GWth) were installed on German roofs last year (940,000 m...

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