Chile

  • Roberto Roman

    Solar Process Heat in Chile: “It is essential to use the ESCO model”

    The world’s largest process heat installation has recently completed its third year of operation. The 39,000 m² collector field, which went online in October 2013 at Codelco´s Gabriela Mistral mine, is located 100 kilometres south of the town of Calama in Chile´s high central desert....
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    Eurosun 2016 / Roberto Román: Solar energy in Chile

    Copper mines are one of the main applications solar heat systems in Chile. Roberto Román, Professor at the University of Chile, talks about the market for photovoltaics and solar thermal energy in his country.

    This video was filmed during the Eurosun 2016 in Palma (Mallorca) in October...

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  • Eurosun

    Spain/South Africa: EuroSun and SASEC Extend Submission Deadlines

    Two solar thermal conferences have recently extended their abstract submission dates. The EuroSun 2016 conference, which will take place on the Spanish island of Mallorca between 11 and 14 October 2016, will still accept submissions until 24 April. Step-by-step instructions, including...
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  • Solar Water Heaters Market Evaluation- A Full Case Study of Chile

    This comprehensive case study analyses Chile’s Solar Water Heating (SWH) market and enabling environment over the course of the Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation and Strengthening Initiative (GSWH Project). 

    Specifically it examines the SWH...

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  • IEA SHC Task 49: Solar Process Heat Showcase in Montpellier

    IEA SHC Task 49: Solar Process Heat Showcase in Montpellier

    Industry participation is key for the research work of IEA’s Solar Heating and Cooling Programme. Hence, the researchers of Task 49, Solar Heat Integration in Industrial Processes, used the last meeting in France in mid-September to hold a one-day workshop dedicated to...
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  • Latin America on Its Way to Solar Thermal Quality Standards

    Latin America on Its Way to Solar Thermal Quality Standards

    Brazil is going to implement compulsory certification of solar water heating (SWH) equipment in 2015. Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Mexico already have laboratories for testing, and Costa Rica has recently set up one. Latin America is working through the regional Pan American Standards...
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  • IEA SHC: Attractive Solar Process Heat Markets

    IEA SHC: Attractive Solar Process Heat Markets

    Which countries are currently attractive markets for solar process heat? Different sources give different answers to this question. The chart above shows the assessment of the solar industry. More than 30 % of the Austrian solar collector manufacturers in the two surveys in 2012 and 2013...
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  • Expo Solar Chile 2016, Santiago de Chile

    Expo Solar Chile 2016 will take place in Santiago de Chile from 11 to 13 May 2016. The event covers the use of solar energy at all levels, including construction, agriculture, tourism, education, mining and industry.  
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  • EWG Project Proposals for Funding (2006)

    The Energy Working Group (EWG) put together this document of thirteen project proposals for funding.  Japan, United States and New Zealand are some of the economies that the document focuses on in terms of projects like the “Application of Energy Indicator Analysis...

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  • Denmark: New Arcon-Sunmark Focuses on Large-Scale Turnkey Installations

    Denmark: New Arcon-Sunmark Focuses on Large-Scale Turnkey Installations

    Danish VKR Holding purchased collector manufacturer and turnkey system supplier Sunmark Solutions, also from Denmark, and incorporated the company into subsidiary Arcon Solar. The two firms have now merged to become Arcon-Sunmark, a direct subsidiary of VKR Holding and headquartered in...
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