• SolarTR 2016

    Turkey: Over 1,000 Professionals Attend SolarTR 2016

    The biannual SolarTR 2016 conference attracted more than 1,000 national and international solar energy stakeholders to Istanbul, Turkey, between 6 and 8 December 2016. The science- and technology-focused event showcased the development of PV technology across the country and around the...
  • Collector Ranking 2015

    Worldwide: Flat Plate Collector Manufacturer Ranking

    The ranking of the largest flat plate collector manufacturers is headed by the same four companies as last year: Greenonetec from Austria, Fivestar from China, Soletrol from Brazil and Bosch Thermotechnik from Germany. But aside from the continuity at the top, last year shows what different...
  • Turkey: Production Stop at Ezinç in Kayseri

    Turkey: Production Stop at Ezinç in Kayseri

    Turkey dominated the headlines of daily news channels this summer, especially after the tumultuous coup attempt between 15 and 16 July and the purges that followed. But even before, at the end of June, news from Turkey had taken the solar thermal industry by surprise: Ezinç Metal had...

  • Events

    Conferences with Clear SHC Focus in Second Half of 2016

    Usually, the period between September and December is a popular time for holding conferences and fairs. This year is no different. Below, you will find a number of international events dedicated to solar heating and cooling in different corners of the globe. You can also go to the...
  • SOLARTR 2016, Istanbul

    SOLARTR 2016 will take place in Istanbul from 6 to 8 December 2016. The international conference and exhibition will cover a wide variety of issues in the field of all three solar technologies: PV, solar thermal, and concentrated solar power (CSP). Presentations will be offered related to different...
  • IRENEC 2017, Istanbul

    IRENEC 2017 the 7th International 100% Renewable Energy Conference will be held from 18 to 20 May in Istanbul, Turkey. EUROSOLAR Turkey, the Turkish Section of European Association for Renewable Energies, in line with the vision of the Association, is organising the every year event to set up an...
  • Solarex Istanbul 2017

    Solarex Istanbul International Solar Energy and Technologies Fair 2017 will take place at Istanbul Expo Center from 6 to 8 April 2017. The exhibition to be organised with the support of Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will be attended by many local and foreign solar energy company...
  • IEA SHC Programme Scales up its International Research Network

    IEA SHC Programme Scales up its International Research Network

    The IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) broadens its sponsor network. The most recent members are the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), headquartered in Germany, and the Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) based in Qatar. ISES joined as a Sponsor...
  • Big Ups and Downs on Global Market

    Big Ups and Downs on Global Market

    The global solar thermal market went into another year of notable decline in 2015. With 37.2 GWth, the newly installed glazed and unglazed collector capacity in the 18 largest countries was 14 % lower than in 2014 (43.4 GWth). Between 2013 and 2014, the decrease in...
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    SHC 2015 / Solar Heating and Cooling: Facing the challenges

    Whilst photovoltaics is gaining ground, solar heating and cooling is facing challenges in many countries of the world. What are the difficulties to be overcome? What measures need to be taken? How can costs be reduced? And can the secor remain optimistic after all?

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  • IEA SHC: Reaching 40 Years of Global Research Activities

    IEA SHC: Reaching 40 Years of Global Research Activities

    The international Energy Agency (IEA) wants to strengthen its work supporting the energy transformation to a safe and sustainable low-carbon energy system. A key asset of the IEA is its global network of over 6,000 energy technology researchers and experts working...


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