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  • Solar Thermal in China (2002)

    This document of the Zhejiang Energy Research Institute, from 2002, provides an overview of the evolution of solar thermal use in China, since its start in early 50s until recent days, emphasising the resolutions of both the 2000-2015 Development Plan and the five -year Plan for the New and...

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  • China: Linuo Solar runs five Solar Glass Tubing Factories

    The Chinese Linuo Solar Energy Group is the biggest solar tubing glass manufacturer worldwide – and is still growing at a fast rate: The group raised their production output by 70 % in 2008, produced 220,000 tons of borosilicate glass nationwide and sold the largest portion of it to the...

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  • Solar Building Codes in China

    Solar systems on the balcony: This is the answer to the space problem in the mega-cities in the eastern part of China. Solar obligations force system suppliers to work on systems which can be used on the balcony as shown in this solar exhibition. Already 6 provinces implemented solar...

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  • Concentrating Solar Power: Global Outlook 09

    This 2009 report looks into the global outlook of concentrating solar power (CSP). The report first looks into the different CSP technologies and makes a comparison based on the advantages and disadvantages. The report also provides an overview of the CSP development by region. For certain...

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  • “China is a Very Good Market for Flat Plate Collectors”

    Solarthermalworld.org spoke with Jiao Qingtai, vice president of the Chinese collector manufacturer Sunrain Solar Energy Co., at the Intersolar in Munich at the end of May about the advantages and disadvantages of vacuum tube versus flat plate collectors. Photo: Bärbel Epp...

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  • First National Rebate Programme in China

    The first national incentive programme for installing solar water heaters in China's rural areas has just been introduced. In April, solar thermal system suppliers could bid to become part of the national subsidy programme. The central government will then cover 13% of the investment costs of...

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  • Laser-welded Flat Plate Collectors from China

    Chinese collector manufacturers have recently discovered the advantages of laser welding for the production of absorber sheets. Several flat plate collector manufacturers are now working on this technology. Hailin Solar is the first to offer laser-welded collectors.

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  • International Solar Energy Utilisation Exhibition, Jinan

    Solar thermal and photovoltaic technology will be showcased at the International Solar Energy Utilisation Exhibition in Jinan, in the Province of Shandong, in April (22nd to 24th). The fair takes place for the second time. It is organized by the CREIA and supported by the Shandong Provincial...
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