France

  • Task 43: Worldwide Harmonisation of Solar Rating and Certification Procedures

    Task 43: Worldwide Harmonisation of Solar Rating and Certification Procedures

    The international harmonisation of norms is advancing: On behalf of operating agent Jan Erik Nielsen from Plan Energi, experts are working on the alignment of EN and ISO norms under Task 43 of the Solar Heating & Cooling Programme managed by the International Energy Agency.
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  • France: Qualisol – A Quality Scheme for Installers

    France: Qualisol – A Quality Scheme for Installers

    Qualit’EnR manages the solar thermal installers label Qualisol and offers a wide range of services to qualified installation companies, such as: listing on the web portal (www.qualit-enr.org), free technical assistance, advertising and communications material and the Qualit’EnR newsletter...

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  • France: Dissatisfying Market Development in 2009

    France: Dissatisfying Market Development in 2009

    Collective systems are on the rise in France: This photo shows the youth hostel of the Association Logis des Jeunes de Provence in the city of Cannes in the South of France. Photo: Enerplan

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  • France: Heat Fund for Solar Thermal Collective Systems

    At the beginning of 2009, Ademe started a support scheme called “Heat Fund” (Fonds Chaleur) to provide for more large-scale solar thermal systems in older buildings, hotels, campsites, hospitals and military barracks. 50 to 60 % of the preparatory study costs are subsidized, as well as up to 65 %...
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  • France already set Targets in 2007: Great efforts to reach them

    France is the frontrunner in Europe in terms of implementing political frame conditions for solar thermal technology. The government already approved the country's energy law, the so-called “Grenelle de l’Environnement“, in 2007. Richard Loyen, Secretary General of the French Solar Energy...

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  • REFUND+ Final Report (2009)

    The REFUND + project (2006-2009), supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe and ADEME (Agence de l'environnement et de la maîtrise de l'énergie), intends to identify, monitor and evaluate the impact of incentive schemes on the development of RES heating systems in private...

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