Denmark

  • SMEThermal 2014: “Take the risk away from the customer and the financier”

    SMEThermal 2014: “Take the risk away from the customer and the financier”

    Solar thermal is not just about technology, it´s also about financing. It takes much more than just an improved, mature technology to have a successful industry. It needs new business models which attract the financial sector and it requires transparency in terms of performance and...
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  • Austria/Europe: General Solar Systems and Sonnenkraft Management Buyout

    Austria/Europe: General Solar Systems and Sonnenkraft Management Buyout

    Since 1 January 2014, General Solar Systems (GSS), one of the biggest solar thermal system suppliers in Europe, has had a new owner: Together with Austrian investors, former GSS Financial Director Primus Spitzer took over the company from Danish Solarcap, a subsidiary of VKR Holding. The...
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  • Denmark/Hungary: Velux to Close Down Solar Collector Business

    Denmark/Hungary: Velux to Close Down Solar Collector Business

    “The Velux Group has decided to discontinue sales of solar thermal collectors during the autumn 2013.” This was the first sentence of a short statement which appeared on the internet pages of the different Velux distribution partners in Europe in the middle of September 2013...

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  • Subsidy scheme for production processes

    Since August 2013 private enterprises can get grants to shift to renewable energies in their industrial production processes or to conect to district heating instead of running fossil boilers. For this purpose the Danish Energy Agency allocates DKK 250 million (EUR 33,5 milliion) this year...

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  • Energy Europe 2014, Copenhagen

    On 22 and 23 May 2014, Bella Center Copenhagen presents Denmark’s energy fair, ENERGY EUROPE for the second time. With visitors from over 40 countries, more than 40 national and international partners, satisfied exhibitors and a panel discussion featuring EU Commissioner for Climate Action...

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  • Denmark: ECCO Hotel’s Intelligent Solar Heating Solution

    Denmark: ECCO Hotel’s Intelligent Solar Heating Solution

    The hotel building extension at the ECCO Education and Conference Centre in Tønder, Denmark, supplies its own energy. Among other things, the autonomous energy supply is the result of a solar heating solution connected to the hotel’s booking system. The system comes from...

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  • Europe: Grid Integration Poses Challenge for Solar District Heating

    Europe: Grid Integration Poses Challenge for Solar District Heating

    The first conference “Solar District Heating – Technical solutions, urban planning and business models” took place in the Swedish town of Malmö on 9 and 10 April 2013. It brought together 120 participants from 19 countries: manufacturers, district heating companies...

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  • Thailand: Prefabricated Container Solution Improves Quality in Tannery

    Thailand: Prefabricated Container Solution Improves Quality in Tannery

    Danish shoe producer ECCO runs the largest solar thermal installation in Thailand: 1,890 m² of vacuum tube collectors provide the company’s factory in Ayutthaya with up to 80 tons of hot water per day. Planned and installed by German engineering company Aschoff Solar, the...

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