Canada

  • Canada’s diverse market declined in 2017

    The solar thermal market in Canada, a long-term member of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, is comparatively small: Only 24,953 m² of collector area was installed last year. On top of this, the recently published Survey of Active Solar Thermal Collectors, Industry and Markets...
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  • Three November events to promote SHIP

    A lot of efforts still need to be put into raising awareness about solar thermal technologies meeting industrial heat demand. But the good news is that there are three events planned for November to promote solar heat for industrial processes (SHIP) among solar technology suppliers and end...
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  • Solar Canada 2019, Calgary

    Solar Canada 2019 CanSIA's Annual Conference & Exposition will take place at BMO Centre, Calgary from 8 to 9 May 2019. The Conference and Expo is expected to attract solar industry professionals and serious solar energy consumers, including CanSIA members, Manufacturers, Dealers, Architects,...
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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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  • IAEE International Conference 2019, Montreal

    The 42nd Annual IAEE International Conference will be held from 29 May to 1 June 2019 in Montreal, Canada. The IAEE International Conference is a four-day conference on energy business, markets and policy. Over 500 international participants are to attend from all over the world. This year’s...
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    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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    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 Canada 2018, Calgary

    Solar Canada 2018 CanSIA's Annual Conference & Exposition will take place at BMO Centre, Calgary from 20 to 21 June 2018. The Conference and Expo is expected to attract solar industry professionals and serious solar energy consumers, including CanSIA members, Manufacturers, Dealers, Architects...
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  • Building Lasting Change 2018, Toronto

    Building Lasting Change 2018, the annual green building conference of the Canada Green Building Council will take place in Toronto from 5 to 7 June 2018. This year’s event examines what is happening in Canada and around the world to meet aggressive international carbon emissions targets....
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    USA: Concentrated Solar Thermal for Biosolid Drying

    Since the summer, two parabolic trough collectors have been drying sludge at a waste water treatment plant in Surprise in the state of Arizona, USA. The test project was developed by US-based Heat2Hydro to evaluate the effectiveness of this solution. The objective is to reduce the water...
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    IEA Task 51: Challenges in Urban Planner Education

    Cities and large municipalities all around the world have taken the lead in sustainability, and urban planners find themselves in the important position of having to devise solutions for integrating renewable and energy efficiency measures at local level. Each city has its own unique set of...
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    China: Sunrain Finalises Strategic Cooperation Agreements

    The Chinese Sunrain group, the world’s biggest collector manufacturer, is broadening its product portfolio to include large-scale solar thermal plants. Sunrain had already made the first step towards globalising its strategic partnerships by establishing a...
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