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  • Evaluation of the Renewable Energy Application in Mediterranean Hotels. Case Study: the Balearic Islands` Hotels (2006)

    In the services sector, hotels are a high energy consumer, which offers a good opportunity to promote the use of renewable energy sources, including solar thermal, in the tourism sector, especially in the Mediterranean region, as this paper emphasizes. This paper goes through the potential...

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  • Lebanon: Check List for Solar Installations in Hospitals

    Lebanon: Check List for Solar Installations in Hospitals

    The demonstration of best practise - a solar thermal system on the roof of the Saida Governmental Hospital - showed some technical deficiencies at second glance. The monitoring of the system led to a check list including preventive maintenance advice.
    Photo: Solarnet

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  • Four International Conferences dedicated to Solar Heating and Cooling

    Four International Conferences dedicated to Solar Heating and Cooling

    Four international conferences on solar heating and cooling will take place in the first three months of the year: The Solar Thermal Conference at 4/5 March 2010 in Wels, Austria, the First Annual Conference of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling 23/24 February...

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  • Success Story: Feed-In Tariffs Support Solar Thermal Power in Spain (2008)

    This document explains how feed-in tariffs (FIT) contributed to the success of solar thermal energy in Spain, especially concentrating solar power (CSP). The document provides a comprehensive introduction to feed-in tariffs, its use in Spain, the main elements of the Spanish legislation...

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  • ASIT Presentation on RES Directive (2009)

    Mr Pascual Polo, Secretary General of the Spanish Solar Thermal Association - ASIT - gave this presentation during a Workshop organised by ESTIF on 2nd December on the implementation of the RES Directive. The presentation goes through the Spanish solar thermal market and the implementation of...
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  • Genera, Madrid

    The 13th edition of the trade show will be held between 19 and 21 May in Feria de Madrid and will, to be once again one of the main meeting and business points with regard to renewable energy and energy efficiency in Spain.

    Last year the organisers counted 26,545 visitors for the...

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  • European Solar Days

    The next European Solar Days will be celebrated from 1 to 16 May 2010 in 16 European countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia , Spain, Switzerland, Denmark , Norway, Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Hungary, Poland and Sweden. The two weeks event is coordinated by the European...
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  • Potential of Solar Thermal in Europe (2009)

    This report from 2009 has been commissioned by the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) and looks into the potential of solar thermal in the European Union. The objective of the study is to provide the European Commission and the Members States with information on how solar thermal...

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  • Solar Energy in Spain in 2007: Current Status and Prospects

    This report from IDEA (Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía) provides an overview of the Spanish solar market in 2007 (including not only solar thermal, but also PV and thermoelectricity), in terms of technology, installed capacity, existing companies, the potential growth...

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