Spain

  • 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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  • Spain: Solar Thermal Pioneer Rayosol files for Bankruptcy

    Spain: Solar Thermal Pioneer Rayosol files for Bankruptcy

    After 50 successful years in the Spanish solar market, solar pioneer Rayosol was brought to its knees by the collapse of the Spanish construction industry. Owner Mark Wikholm (right) and Commercial Director Louis D. Bellocq had to file for bankruptcy last autumn.
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  • The Market Potential of Micro-CHCP (2009)

    This is a study assessing the market potential of small scale Combined Heating Cooling and Power (CHCP) in several European countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland). The study is one of the final deliverables of the...

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  • India: Gujarat State announces Tariff for Solar Thermal Power

    India: Gujarat State announces Tariff for Solar Thermal Power

    At the end of January 2010, the government of the western Indian state of Gujarat made a generous announcement: In promotion of grid-connected solar energy within the state's territory, a capacity of 716 MW of solar power is going to be distributed to 34 national and international...

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  • CIS-ES 2010, Madrid

    The Conferencia de la Industria Solar - España 2010 is an important conference in the calendar of the Spanish solar sector. The event has been very well attended over the past three years, attracting around 300 participants each year. It brings together the industry's experts with the financial...
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  • Managing the Crisis in Spain: “by keeping our fixed Costs to a Minimum”

    Managing the Crisis in Spain: “by keeping our fixed Costs to a Minimum”

    “2009 was a very good year for us and 2010 looks very promising”, Nicolai Birch, Marketing Director of Amordad Holdings, stated in an interview with solarthermalworld.org. The Spanish company was founded 7 years ago as a wholesaler of solar thermal systems based on vacuum tube...

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  • European Solar Days: Around 6,600 Events in 17 European Countries

    European Solar Days: Around 6,600 Events in 17 European Countries

    Everything revolves around the sun: 17 European countries participate in the 3rd edition of the European Solar Days from 1 to 16 May 2010. Around 6,600 events are planned for this year’s campaign, involving several hundred thousand citizens at a local level.
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  • Solar Air Conditioning Course (2008)

    This presentation from the Canary Islands Technological Institute (Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias S.A.) in Spain is an example of a presentation outlining and promoting the structure of solar air conditioning training courses. The presentation goes through the content of the courses,...

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  • Algeria: A Sunny State Still Waiting its Turn

    Algeria: A Sunny State Still Waiting its Turn

    Algeria has one of the greatest solar potentials in the world. The annual radiation ranges from 1,700 kWh/m2 in the North to 2,260 kWh in the South. The solar water heater market, however, is still in a deep slumber. Waking it up is the responsibility of a new subsidy programme...

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