Czech Republic

  • District Heating Europe

    Europe: 23 New and Upgraded Solar District Heating Plants of 190 MWth Start Operation in 2015

    As in previous years, Denmark remained the country dominating Europe’s solar district heating market. Twenty of the 23 new and upgraded district heating plants in Europe above 350 kWth (500 m²) from the statistics compiled by Jan-Olof Dalenbäck from the Chalmers University of...
  • IEA SHC: Attractive Solar Process Heat Markets

    IEA SHC: Attractive Solar Process Heat Markets

    Which countries are currently attractive markets for solar process heat? Different sources give different answers to this question. The chart above shows the assessment of the solar industry. More than 30 % of the Austrian solar collector manufacturers in the two surveys in 2012 and 2013...
  • Slovakia: Industry Waits on Incentive Programme Start

    Slovakia: Industry Waits on Incentive Programme Start

    Since Slovakia and its 5.45 million citizens joined the European Union in 2004, the country has made considerable progress in increasing its energy efficiency and decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. Solar thermal technology, however, is still a niche market with stagnating annual...
  • CESB16, Prague

    Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Prague 2016 (CESB16) event is a part of 2016 international Sustainable Built Environment conference series convened under auspices of the four international organizations: iiSBE, CIB, UNEP-SBCI and FIDIC. CESB16 will be the fourth conference in a row...
  • Austria: Gasokol and Sunwin Merge

    Austria: Gasokol and Sunwin Merge

    Austria’s market consolidation continues: At the beginning of December 2014, the two collector manufacturers Gasokol and Sunwin announced that they would merge their businesses and manufacturing activities. Sunwin´s modern production line would be moved from Pasching, where Sunwin´s company...
  • Czech Republic: Rapid Market Consolidation

    Czech Republic: Rapid Market Consolidation

    Vermos, VK Technik and Láf Nerez are all former Czech producers or assemblers of solar thermal collectors which started in the 90s and closed down their business over the last three years. In 2008, there were twelve collector manufacturers in the Eastern European country. Seven have...

  • Czech Republic: Residential Rebate Programme Nova Zelena Usporam

    The Nova Zelena Usporam (New Green Savings/ New Greenlight to Savings) restared in August 2013. There was then a new call in April 2014 and one in May 2015. On 22 October 2015 the Ministry of  Environment started a long-term round which should last until the end of 2021.


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