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  • Promoting solar heat in Panama

    As part of the Termosolar Panamá programme, the fifth Café Solar was held on 14 May. In all, 19 journalists and representatives for the local press attended the event. The photo shows Rosilena Lindo, coordinator of the support scheme at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), while...
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  • New U.S. standard for solar pool and spa heaters

    The solar thermal industry in the United States can now rely on a new standard for solar thermal systems for pools and spas. The new standard will be published in the 2021 International Swimming Pool, and Spa Code (ISPSC), and will be released in 2020. The ISPSC is used and...
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  • North America Smart Energy Week 2019, Salt Lake City

    North America Smart Energy Week is one of the largest gatherings of solar, smart energy, energy storage and hydrogen fuel cell professionals in North America. Anchored by the flagship event, Solar Power International, North America Smart Energy Week brings together an extensive alliance of...
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  • AHR Expo 2020, Orlando

    The 72nd International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) will be hosted at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This year marks 90 years since the Show hosted its first gathering in 1930, bringing together HVACR professionals from all sectors of the...
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  • ees North America, San Diego

    Covering the entire value chain of innovative battery and energy storage technologies, ees North America is one of the ultimate hot spots for energy storage solutions in the U.S. It takes place in the epicenter of the U.S. storage market – California. In 2020, ees North America will move to San...
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  • District heating in smart cities drives market

    A new report published in December 2018 expects the global district heating market to grow by over USD 43.2 billion between 2018 and 2022, at an average rate of around 4 % a year, with the key driver being the implementation of district heating projects in smart cities. Consequently,...

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  • Triple-absorption chiller by Chinese Broad Group

    China-based Broad Group has developed a triple-effect absorption chiller that can produce chilled water down to 5 °C, while requiring a lower inlet temperature of about 75 °C leading to a return flow temperature of 55 °C. The new chiller generation has been on the market since 2016 and was...
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  • Solar thermal cooling and hot water at hotel in California

    US-based company Energy Concepts has been offering absorption chillers for more than 20 years. In 1996, it installed its first commercial ammonia absorption chiller in Kotzebue, Alaska, and that unit is still in use today, during the salmon season in summer. In August 2016, it started up a...
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  • California between PV mandate and buildings ready for solar heat

    This year, California´s energy policy has been clearly focused on pushing PV. As recently as September, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill committing the Golden State to zero-carbon electricity supply by 2045. Likewise, revised Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which the California...
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  • Oman to get 2 GWth solar steam plant for enhanced oil recovery

    Glasspoint Solar, a US company specialising in solar heat solutions for the oil and gas industry, has announced that it would construct its third solar steam-producing plant for enhanced oil recovery. On 13 November, it signed a memorandum of understanding with Occidental of Oman, the...
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  • Solar 2019, Minneapolis

    SOLAR 2019 “Race to Renewables” is the American Solar Energy Society’s 48th annual National Solar Conference and Summit. It will be held in Minneapolis, from 5 to 9 August 2019. The event will include technical sessions, forum discussions, plenary panels, workshops, fast-paced switch presentations...
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  • Intersolar North America 2020, San Diego

    Since its establishment in 2008, Intersolar has become one of the premiers networking platform for the North American solar industry in the heart of North America’s largest solar market – California. In 2020, Intersolar will move to San Diego’s Convention Center and takes place February 4 to 6 in...
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