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  • Europe: SDHplus Gathers Experts and Newcomers to Solar District Heating

    Europe: SDHplus Gathers Experts and Newcomers to Solar District Heating

    Just after the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project SDHtake-off will have ended in June 2012, there will be a follow-up project called SDHplus. Six new countries will join it: Spain, France, Lithuania, Croatia, Poland and Slovenia. Experienced partners from the...

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  • Solar Action Plans in POLIS Cities (2010)

    This document is one of the deliverables of the EU-funded project POLIS - identification and mobilization of solar potentials via local strategies (2009-2012). The project aims at boosting the development of solar energy with regards to urban planning and decision making in six European...

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  • European Solar Days: Date Set for 2012 Campaign

    European Solar Days: Date Set for 2012 Campaign

    The next edition of the European Solar Days – a campaign of national events aimed at promoting the use of solar energy – will be held from 1 to 13 May 2012. The initiative now includes more than 20 participants from 16 countries, who gathered on 7 and 8 November in Prague for the second...

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  • Europe: Solar Keymark Scheme Rules for concentrating solar collectors

    Europe: Solar Keymark Scheme Rules for concentrating solar collectors

    During the meeting in Paris in October 2011, the Solar Keymark Network has accepted an extension of the Solar Keymark Scheme Rules. In the future, Solar Keymark will be available for both solar water heater stores and concentrating solar collectors. At the same meeting, the Solar Keymark...

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  • Success Factors in Solar District Heating (2010)

    The 'SDHtake-off - Solar District Heating in Europe' project is a EU-funded project (under the European Commission Programme IEE Intelligent Energy Europe)supporting the market rollout of solar district heating in Europe. It started on July 2009 and runs for a period of three years. This ...

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  • Italy: District Heating Sector shows great Interest in Solar Thermal

    Italy: District Heating Sector shows great Interest in Solar Thermal

    On 29 and 30 September, the project partners of the EU project SDHtake-off met for a workshop during the GeoThermExpo in Ferrara, Italy. “All the big players in district heating in Italy joined our meeting,” project coordinator Thomas Pauschinger from German research centre Solites says....

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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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