Canada

  • Canada: Total Collector Sales Drop by 29%

    Canada: Total Collector Sales Drop by 29%

    After the really good year of 2010, the Canadian solar thermal industry was facing a difficult market situation in 2011. According to the annual Survey of Active Solar Thermal Collectors, Industry and Markets in Canada 2011, the total sold collector area decreased by 29%, dropping from...

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  • USA: Watts to Introduce Solar Station for Collector Fields of up to 400 m²

    USA: Watts to Introduce Solar Station for Collector Fields of up to 400 m²

    US-American manufacturer Watts, a Watts Water Technologies Company, is planning to extend its solar product range. Among other things, the company is going to offer a new solar pumping station for larger commercial systems. The FlowBox Solar for collector fields of up to 100 m² (FBS...

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  • SOLAR CANADA 2012, Toronto

    Solar Canada 2012 CanSIA's Annual Conference & Exposition will take place at Metro Toronto Convention Centre from 3 to 4 December 2012. This year’s Conference and Expo is expected to attract some 4,500+ solar industry professionals and serious solar energy consumers, including...

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  • USA: San Francisco Hosts First SHC Conference in 2012

    USA: San Francisco Hosts First SHC Conference in 2012

    From 9 to 11 July 2012, San Francisco will host the International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry – the SHC 2012. The science conference is organised by the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) in cooperation with...

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  • Canada: Halifax to become First Solar City in Nova Scotia

    Canada: Halifax to become First Solar City in Nova Scotia

    The Canadian city of Halifax is on its way to become the first Solar City in Nova Scotia. The capital of Nova Scotia province is also the major economic centre of eastern Canada and has around 400,000 inhabitants. The regional authority, the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) Council, is...

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  • Canada: Solar Air Heating is strongest Sector

    Canada: Solar Air Heating is strongest Sector

    2010 was a good year for the solar thermal industry in Canada. The total newly installed collector area (brown line) grew by 54 %, from 129,418 to 199,491 m2. Air collector sales (red line) doubled and - for the first - overtook the solar swimming pool market (blue line), which...

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  • Canada/Denmark: Cooperation between Enerconcept and Solarventi

    Canada/Denmark: Cooperation between Enerconcept and Solarventi

    Canadian air collector manufacturer Enerconcept uses Danish know-how for the industrial version of its Luba collectors. On 1 July, CEO Christian Vachon (left) entered into an agreement with the owner of Danish company Solarventi, Hans Jørgen Christensen, allowing Enerconcept to use an air...

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  • Denmark: Solar District Heating Capacity increases 5-fold

    Denmark: Solar District Heating Capacity increases 5-fold

    Solar heat is penetrating Denmark’s district heating networks at an unprecedented rate: Around 90,000m2 of collector area (63 MWth) are going to be connected to the country’s networks in 2011. The map shows the existing and planned solar district heating systems in...

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  • Canada: District Heating with 90 % Solar Fraction

    Canada: District Heating with 90 % Solar Fraction

    As Bruce Sibbitt, Engineer at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), announced during his presentation at the Solar World Congress in Kassel, Germany, in September, the solar district heating system at the Drake Landing Solar Community has - in its fourth year in operation - almost reached the...

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  • CanSIA Solar Canada 2011, Toronto

    The Trade Show and conference CanSIA Solar Canada 2011 takes place from 5 to 6 December 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The conference will include industry and technical updates, government activities (all levels), R&D and attracting investors. It is designed especially for solar industry members,...
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