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  • Sweden: Feeding Solar Heat into the Grid

    Sweden: Feeding Solar Heat into the Grid

    In Sweden, it is not uncommon to feed solar heat into district heating networks. “After a bit of persuasion, most district heating companies will agree to buy the heat, but the prices they pay for it will differ a lot,” Gunnar Lennermo says. Lennermo works as a consultant for...

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  • Finland: In-line Coating Machine for complete Direct-Flow Absorbers

    Finland: In-line Coating Machine for complete Direct-Flow Absorbers

    A full aluminium direct-flow absorber with a newly developed coating from Finland won one of the three Solar Thermal Intersolar Awards at the Intersolar 2011 in Munich, Germany. The photo shows the respective in-line coating machine by Finnish company Savo-Solar Oy. In cooperation with the...

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  • Combisol Project: „Solar combi systems are gaining market share“

    Combisol Project: „Solar combi systems are gaining market share“

    In December 2010, the Solar Combisystems Promotion and Standardisation (CombiSol) project ended after running for three full years. The aim of the project was to expand the market development of Solar Combi Systems (SCS), which provide both space heating and domestic hot water, and to...

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  • Sweden: First Buffer Tank receives P-Mark Certificate

    Sweden: First Buffer Tank receives P-Mark Certificate

    The buffer tank Ecoscience by Swedish tank manufacturer Fueltech Sweden AB is the first tank to receive the P-Mark certification. After one year of testing and paper work, the P-labelling of the 520 litre tank with fresh-water station and external solar loading module was approved at the...

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  • WREC 2011, Linköping

    The World Renewable Energy Congress 2011, will take place from 08 – 13 May 2011 in Linköping, Sweden. WREC 2011 will focus on future challenges and opportunities for renewable energy technology and sustainable energy systems, as well as climate change issues. Major topics and new trends will be...
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  • USA: ClimateWell wins Technology Contest of General Electrics

    USA: ClimateWell wins Technology Contest of General Electrics

    ClimateWell AB, located in Stockholm, is one of 12 companies which were chosen among 4,000 applicants in a ten-week contest organised by US-American General Electric Co (GE). ClimateWell won in the Efficient Appliances category and received a USD 100,000 concept stage grant. Since 2008,...

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  • Sweden: Media Campaign receives ISES Europe Award 2010

    Sweden: Media Campaign receives ISES Europe Award 2010

    Clearly committed to solar energy: During the Eurosun 2010 conference in Austria, ISES Europe President Dorota Chwieduk presented the ISES Europe Award 2010 to Jan-Olof Dalenbäck for the media campaign of Svensk solenergi (Solar Energy Association of Sweden). The award includes EUR 1,000...

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  • Renewables for Heating and Cooling (2007)

    This document, prepared by the International Energy Agency, comes as a follow-up of the 2006 seminar “Renewable heating and cooling – from RD&D to deployment technology and policy” aimed at exploring guidelines and policy initiatives to boost technology development and market deployment for...
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  • The Sun Shines a Bit More in Härnösand (2010)

    This is a document released by the Swedish company Absolicon about the solar thermal and PV project being carried out through a public-private partnership in the small town of Härnösand in Sweden. The hospital in Härnösand is now an example of energy efficiency and use of renewable energy...
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