• New Report: Lessons Learned from 20 Non-Residential Building Renovations

    Buildings are responsible for up to 35 % of the total energy consumption in many  IEA countries. Exemplary non-residential renovation projects are showing that total primary energy consumption can be drastically reduced together with improvements of the indoor climate.  This IEA SHC...

  • Brazil: Chinese Technology Dominates Imports

    Brazil: Chinese Technology Dominates Imports

    Brazil´s solar thermal market grew by 20 % in 2012 and 2013, and therefore has been attracting an increasing number of international suppliers. Imports, mainly from China, have tripled since 2009. According to online portal AliceWeb, which includes the official foreign trade...
  • 6th International Conference on Solar Air-Conditioning, Rome

    The 6th International Conference on Solar Air-Coditioning will take place in Rome from 24 to 25 September 2015. Italy with its significant cooling requirements and its advanced refrigeration industry is an excellent host of the 2015 Solar Air Conditioning Conference. Following the 3rd Conference...
  • SAIE 2015, Bolgna

    The 51th edition of SAIE will take place from 14 to 17 October 2015 in Bologna, Italy. Since 2012 the international building exhibition has a new format and offers new services and new opportunities. SAIE brings together various players in order to offer integrated solutions for a changing...
  • Solar Energy complements Building Architecture (2014)

    A free IEA SHC online database of 50 projects from 11 countries highlights how active and passive solar can decrease energy demand and enhance a building's architectural quality 

    Author: Maria Wall

    Date: October 2014

    Access the database at ...

  • Solar Thermal and Concentrated Solar Power Barometer (2014)

    This report published by the French organization EurObserv’ER provides an overview of the Solar Thermal and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) markets in Europe in 2013.  The first section of the report is dedicated to CSP. After analyzing the global and European markets, the barometer...


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