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  • Study on Good Practices for Solar Water Heating in Multifamily Housing

    This study analyses technological and social barriers against the use of solar water heating (SWH) systems and compile the best practice to select and take decisions on the design of a SWH system. Possible barriers are divided into 5 groups (hydraulic installations, entitlement to sunshine,...

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  • Initial Market Assessment Report North Africa & Middle East (2011)

    This report is one of the deliverables of the Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation and Strengthening Initiative (GSWH Project), co-executed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and funded by the Global...

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  • Solar Water Heating Applications: Evaluation of Product Standards (2011)

    This report presents the efforts of South and South-East Asian countries in adopting and developing solar water heater product standards, accredited test laboratories and certification bodies and accredited planners/installers.

    The evaluation methodology is based on various inputs...

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  • World Bank Group Role in Supporting Solar Power (2010)

    This is a presentation by Dr. Natalia Kulichenko-Lotz about the World Bank Group and the activities and projects it finances to boost the use of renewable energies all over the world. The presentation explains the main financial instruments that the World Bank has put in place for the...

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  • India: Efficiency Labelling for Solar Water Heaters under Discussion

    India: Efficiency Labelling for Solar Water Heaters under Discussion

    The Indian government is thinking about the implementation of a kind of “star label” for solar water heaters. The institution responsible for the national Standards & Labelling Programme scheme is the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The national solar industry, however,...

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  • Albania: Solar Water Heaters Project increases Market Size (2008)

    Albania: Solar Water Heaters Project increases Market Size (2008)

    Albanian's solar thermal testing centre: inaugurated in September 2008, managed by the Harry Fultz Institute in Tirana and financed by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    Photo: www.entwicklung.at

    Stimulating the...

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  • Albania: 75,000 m2 of Newly Installed Collector Area

    Alongside the government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) officially launched a solar water heater project in Albania, with its first workshop in Tirana on the 4th of December. The project titled “Country Program of Albania under the...

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  • Lebanon: Performance of a Solar Water Heater – a Case Study

    Lebanon: Performance of a Solar Water Heater – a Case Study

    Solar water heaters are still rarely seen on Lebanese roofs. The Lebanese Centre for Energy Conservation Project (LCECP) has now published the promising results of a study about the performance of one particular residential solar water heating system in South Lebanon.
    Photo: www...

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