• Singapore: Fair Competition between Solar Thermal and Photovoltaics

    Solar thermal technology has still a long way to go in Southeast Asia before being recognised as the reliable and valuable alternative energy source it is appreciated for in other parts of the world. Solar heating and cooling technology did not play a major role at Singapore’s Clean Energy...

  • Singapore: 2.7 MW Cool College with 2,900 pupils

    The solar thermal cooling plant at the United World College (UWC) in Singapore has now entered the commissioning phase. The system's collector surface covers an area of 3,900 m² and powers a 1,500 kW cooling unit, which is based on a single-effect lithium bromide absorption chiller...

  • Singapore: Solar Desalination Unit incorporated into a Container

    At the beginning of July, memsys clearwater distribution Pte. Ltd. and Nanyang Technological University presented a new desalination technology at the Singapore International Water Week. Besides several industrial applications, the small and mobile technology, which uses solar thermal...

  • “Made in Taiwan is a brand name which still sells”

    Taiwan remains a country strongly dominated by flat plate collectors. spoke with local solar thermal manufacturers and planners about the advantages of the technology in comparison to vacuum tubes. The photo shows an installation at the elementary school in the...

  • IMPRES 2010, Singapore

    The International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2010 (IMPRES2010) takes place from 29 November to 1 December in Singapore. The conference is concerned with the application of novel materials in the field of energy systems with special focus on the gas-solid...


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