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  • Solar Energy complements Building Architecture (2014)

    A free IEA SHC online database of 50 projects from 11 countries highlights how active and passive solar can decrease energy demand and enhance a building's architectural quality 

    Author: Maria Wall

    Date: October 2014

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  • Renewable Energies for Remote Areas and Islands (2012)

    The Renewable Energy Technology Deployment, a sub-group of the International Energy Agency with the mandate to accelerate the market introduction and deployment of renewable energy technologies, issued in 2012 a report on the possibility of deploying renewable energy technologies into remote...

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  • Australia: Ken Guthrie Appointed as New Chairman of IEA SHC Programme

    Australia: Ken Guthrie Appointed as New Chairman of IEA SHC Programme

    It was the second time an Australian was chosen to head the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme of the International Energy Agency (IEA SHC Programme): In June, Ken Guthrie was elected Chair of the Executive Committee for the next two years. Guthrie founder and Director of Sustainable...
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  • Solar 2015, Melbourne

    In 2015 the Australian Solar Council together with international partner Australian PV Solar Energy Exhibition (AUPVSEE) will present the annual Solar Conference & Exhibition at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 7 to 8 May. The 2014 event was attended by 3000+ registered...

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  • REN 21: Solar Thermal Contributes Significantly to Hot Water Production

    REN 21: Solar Thermal Contributes Significantly to Hot Water Production

    According to REN21’s Renewables 2014 Global Status Report, which was published at the UN-hosted Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York at the beginning of June, solar thermal technologies contribute significantly to hot water production in many countries and increasingly to...
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  • All-Energy 2014, Melbourne

    All-Energy Australia is an annual, free-to-delegate, business-to-business conference and networking forum hosted alongside an impressive exhibition showcasing renewable energy, clean energy, sustainable transport and energy efficiency. In 2013, All-Energy Australia attracted more than 5,500...
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  • Solar 2014, Melbourne

    In 2014 the Australian Solar Council together with international partner Australian PV Solar Energy Exhibition (AUPVSEE) will present the annual Solar Conference & Exhibition at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 8 to 9 May. The 2013 event was attended by 2200+ registered...

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  • Database of Building Codes: 24 Individual Regulations

    Database of Building Codes: 24 Individual Regulations

    Sometimes, it takes a while until good ideas are copied. This has been the case with solar/renewable building codes, which were invented in Israel more than 30 years ago. It has just been over the last ten years, however, that this political instrument reached all five continents....

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  • Australia: Country to Publish First Solar Air Conditioning Standard

    Australia: Country to Publish First Solar Air Conditioning Standard

    In April, two workshops for solar cooling took place in Asia. At the beginning of the month, a workshop in Singapore focused on the use of solar cooling in tropical regions and gathered around 70 participants from research and industry (see photo). The workshop took place at Cleantech...

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  • USA: California Solar Initiative to Add Technologies to Eligibility List

    USA: California Solar Initiative to Add Technologies to Eligibility List

    The California Solar Initiative (CSI) is further extending the number of system types eligible for its CSI – Solar Thermal programme. Already in December 2012, California’s Governor, Edmund Brown, signed a law stipulating that solar heating of commercial pools is to be...

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  • SOLAR 2013, Melbourne

    In 2013 the Australian Solar Council together with international partner Australian PV Solar Energy Exhibition (AUPVSEE) will present the annual Solar Conference & Exhibition at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 23 – 24 May 2013. The event is set to deliver expert...

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  • Germany: Design Award for Integrated Storage Collector

    Germany: Design Award for Integrated Storage Collector

    The ISH 2013 Design Plus Award goes to: Austrian Kioto Group’s Solcrafte Style. Out of the nearly 200 submissions from 15 countries, the jury recognised 34 as particularly outstanding, including Kioto’s integrated storage collector, the only solar thermal product among the winners. The...

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