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  • Norway: Solar Collectors Support District Heating

    Norway: Solar Collectors Support District Heating

    In November 2012, the Norwegian power supplier Akershus Energi celebrated the inauguration of its new 13,000 m² solar district heating plant in the town of Lillestrøm close to Oslo. Built by Danish company Sunmark, it is the largest solar thermal plant in Norway to date. The...

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  • ENERGY EUROPE 2013, Copenhagen

    On 23-25 May 2013, Bella Center Copenhagen presents Denmark’s first and largest energy fair, ENERGY EUROPE 2013. The new fair has attracted both national and international support from organisations including: the Confederation of Danish Industry, Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster, DS Trade...

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  • Chile: 27.5 MWth Provide Heat for Copper Mine

    Chile: 27.5 MWth Provide Heat for Copper Mine

    From June 2013, the world´s largest collector field could be in Chile. The planned solar collector area amounts to 39,300 m², which would cover more than 80% of the heat used to refine copper at the world´s largest copper mine. The company that is going to set up...

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  • Denmark: Exporting the Solar District Heating Success Story

    Denmark: Exporting the Solar District Heating Success Story

    On 28 September 2012, solar heating experts, planners, and potential customers met in Breadstrup, Denmark, for a workshop on solar district heating and a tour around the Braedstrup district heating plant (see photo). The conference with the title “Become Part of a Danish Success...

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  • Latest and Future Developments in Solar District Heating (2012)

    This presentation was given by Riccardo Battisti of Ambiente Italia at the joint 2012 Annual Conference of Euroheat & Power and the Renewable Heating & Cooling European Technology Platform. Battisti gives a sprawling assessment of current developments in Solar District Heating across...

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  • Water Storages, Solar Thermal and Heat Pumps in District Heating (2008)

    This report explains the development of solar thermal plants for district heating in Denmark between 1996 and 2008. Compiled by Danish company PlanEnergi, it also gives an opinion on future possibilities for solar district heating and cooling in Denmark and Europe.

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  • USA: San Francisco Hosts First SHC Conference in 2012

    USA: San Francisco Hosts First SHC Conference in 2012

    From 9 to 11 July 2012, San Francisco will host the International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry – the SHC 2012. The science conference is organised by the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) in cooperation with...

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  • Europe: Heineken Brewery to Install Three Big Solar Plants

    Europe: Heineken Brewery to Install Three Big Solar Plants

    The famous beer brand Heineken has just placed an order for three big solar thermal plants that will produce the heat required for the brewery’s industrial processes at different company sites. Two of these systems will be installed at breweries – one in Valencia, Spain, and one in Göß,...

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  • Sonnenkraft: “We Have a Responsibility to Innovate and Develop Solar Energy”

    Sonnenkraft: “We Have a Responsibility to Innovate and Develop Solar Energy”

    With the expansion to the United Kingdom and Switzerland, Sonnenkraft’s network of sales offices now spans across nine countries. When adding the company’s partnerships in other markets, the manufacturer is among the solar thermal businesses with the most extensive market coverage across Europe...
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  • Saudi Arabia: 25 MWth Plant Produces Heat for Women’s University

    Saudi Arabia: 25 MWth Plant Produces Heat for Women’s University

    Since July, the currently world’s biggest solar thermal plant has gradually come into operation. It produces heat for a women’s university in Saudi Arabia, the Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University inaugurated at the end of 2011. From July onwards, students and staff have...

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