Germany

  • Promotion of Solar Water Heaters

    This 55-page study "International Experiences with the Promotion of Solar Water Heaters on Household-level", published in October 2006, introduces possible promotion mechanisms for solar water heaters on a household-level. Criteria for their assessment are defined in compliance therewith. The main...
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  • 4th European Solar Thermal Energy Conference, estec2009, Munich

    In 2009, one of the largest global conferences dedicated to solar thermal energy takes place in Munich, Germany. The estec conference hosted by ESTIF, the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation, has developed into the most important platform within the rapidly changing sector. In the dynamic...
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  • Viessmann: Own Production Facility for Vacuum Tubes in China

    Viessmann: Own Production Facility for Vacuum Tubes in China

    Viessmann will expand its own production plant for vacuum tubes near Beijing, China. The German manufacturer for heating systems had bought into an already existing German-Chinese joint venture in autumn of 2007. The German company Eurocol GmbH held 51% on the manufacturer Eurocon.

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  • Clariant: Heat carriers for high stagnation temperatures

    At the beginning of August the Swiss company Clariant brought a new heat transfer medium for solar thermal systems out onto the market under the name Antifrogen Sol HT. The antifreeze has been designed to survive stagnation temperatures of over 270 °C unscathed.
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  • Renewable heating law in Germany: solar - an option among others

    With the Renewable Heating Law (EEWärmeG) the German government aims at increasing the share of renewable energy in the heating demand from 6 to 14 % until 2020. From 1 January, 2009 on owners and operators of private, commercial and public buildings will have to provide a minimum share of their...

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  • Energy Company Bosch Buys Cell Manufacturer Ersol

    Energy Company Bosch Buys Cell Manufacturer Ersol

    Robert Bosch GmbH has taken over the Thuringian solar cell manufacturer Ersol Solar Energy AG, Germany. In August the world’s largest automotive supplier and electronics company bought up 44.76 % of the shares from the previous majority shareholder Ventizz Capital Partners Advisory AG. Since...

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  • Solar Coatings: Tinox Gets a Strong Partner

    Solar Coatings: Tinox Gets a Strong Partner

    During the solar fair Intersolar 2008 in June, the German-based MAGE Industrie Holding AG and the Italian-based Almeco Group announced the merger of their coating activities in the solar thermal business field. The combination of the Almeco Group and the MAGE subsidiary Tinox GmbH brings together a...
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  • SEF Directory: Database of Lenders and Investors Worldwide

    The Sustainable Energy Finance Directory (SEF) is a free-of-charge online database of lenders and investors who actively provide finance to the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector worldwide. "We support project developers, firms from the renewable energy sector, and communities that are...
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  • Intersolar 2009, Munich

    Intersolar is the world´s largest solar technology trade fair and the annual meeting place for everyone in the international solar industry. Intersolar focuses on the photovoltaics, solar thermal and solar architecture branches. In June 2008, at its new location in Munich, more than 1,050...
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  • ISH, Frankfurt

    On 10 March 2009 it will be time for manufacturers, business and trade, engineers and architects, housing construction and real estate companies, service providers, authorities and colleges to meet again at the international trade fair ISH in Frankfurt, Germany. This is the world´s leading trade...
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