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    Chile: Solar Thermal Market Moves at Half Throttle

    One year after the relaunch of the tax credit scheme for solar thermal systems in February 2016 (Law 20.897), some preliminary figures show a small increase of Chile’s solar market. But although...
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  • Expo Frio Calor Chile 2018, Santiago de Chile

    Expo Frio Calor Chile 2018 will take place in Santiago de Chile from 16 to 18 May 2018. The event will show products and services for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry and will give an update about new and alternative energies, sustainability, energy efficiency and the reduction of...
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  • Mexico Copper Mine

    Mexico: Second Solar Process Heat Case Study on Copper Mining

    Arcon-Sunmark has announced the completion of a second solar-heated copper mine project. In September 2016, the Danish company installed a 6,270 m² collector field (4.4 MWth) at La Parreña in central Mexico. A 30 September press release said that the solar field would cover 58 %...
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  • 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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