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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 2019, San Francisco

    Intersolar North America will take place from 9 to 11 July 2019 at the Mocone Center, San Francisco. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, smart renewable energy and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has...
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  • Task 51

    Lessons learned from urban solar projects

    Cities and municipalities are thought to play a decisive role in transforming energy systems. Urban planners, municipal stakeholders and consulting firms need case studies to demonstrate that solar energy can be integrated successfully into new and existing urban neighbourhoods. It is why...
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  • Renewables 2018 Global Status Report

    “Racing down the renewable electricity pathway only”

    The Renewables 2018 Global Status Report illustrates the sharp difference in growth between the renewable electricity and heat markets. Whereas PV had another record year, with newly installed capacity totalling at least 98 GWp in 2017, up from 75 GWp, and wind its third-best ever...
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  • Photo: Rackam

    12,000 m² of concentrating solar planned in Brazil

    ng style="font-size: 12.16px;">A consortium of around 10 companies is planning to build a 12,000 m² concentrating solar plant in Jaborandi, Bahia state, to the northeast of Brazil’s capital. This combined process heat and power system will use parabolic trough collectors (see photo) by Canadian-...
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  • Graphic: Solar Payback

    A survey of the global market for concentrating collectors

    Concentrating collector technologies are becoming an increasingly popular choice for customers requiring industrial heat or space heating. This year’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report includes, for the first time, data regarding new installations of concentrating systems....
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  • Source: California Public Utilities Commission

    California Solar Initiative dominated by multi-family houses

    In 2017, the California Solar Initiative (CSI) – Thermal Program supported the installation of 20,000 m² of collector area, a 20 % increase over the prior year. With 10,832 m², or four times the area installed in 2016, multi-family buildings dominated the subsidy landscape for those 12...
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    Solar industrial heat market – a 2017 survey

    2017 was a record year for systems providing solar heat for industrial processes, since at least 110 large ones adding up to 192,580 m² were put into operation. This has been the result of a survey among around 80 turnkey suppliers currently listed on the...
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  • SOLAR 2018, Boulder

    SOLAR 2018 “Pathways to the Renewable Energy Transformation” is the American Solar Energy Society’s 47th annual National Solar Conference and Summit. It will be held at the University of Colorado, Boulder, from 5 to 8 August 2018. The event will include technical sessions, forum discussions,...
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  • AHR Expo 2019, Atlanta

    AHR Expo 2019, one of the largest marketplaces for HVACR will take place in Atlanta from 14 to 16 January 2019. The AHR Expo is designed for professionals who work with HVACR-related products and services. Attendees include OEMs, Engineering & Design/Build Firms, Contracting Firms, Distributors...
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  • Global certification saves money and time

    To enter new markets, solar thermal collector manufacturers need to have their products tested and certified as meeting local standards. Thanks to GSCN, the Global Solar Certification Network, they can complete several certification processes with only one test cycle. “A collector...
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