Thermosiphon systems

  • Map: National Energy Strategy 2030

    Morocco, a quality-oriented market

    The COP 22 conference held in November 2016 in Marrakesh showed why Morocco is considered the leader in renewable energies in the region. At the conference, its energy ministry announced that the country would work towards adding 3,000,000 m² of solar collector area (2,100 MWth)...
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  • Rising demand for solar thermal in Uzbekistan

    Rising demand for solar thermal in Uzbekistan

    Techno Future, which is part of the Uzbekistan-based Artel Group, has been satisfied with sales in its first year after starting production in 2017. Bahodir Karimov, Deputy Managing Director of Techno Future, said that the company had manufactured 10,000 collectors, sold under the Royal...
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  • Mexican quality standard published but not yet in force

    Mexican quality standard published but not yet in force

    The implementation of Mexico’s new NOM-027-ENER/SCFI-2018 standard on solar water heaters has been postponed. Following its publication in the Official Journal of the Federation on 28 August 2018, it was expected to take effect 120 days later. Last December, however, the government...
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    Thermosiphon market rebounds in Italy

    System suppliers and importers in Italy have reported significant growth in thermosiphon sales in 2017 thanks to the national support scheme Conto Termico 2.0. “Compared to the previous year, we more than doubled the number of thermosiphon units we sold in Italy in 2017, and most systems...
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  • SOLTRAIN Lesotho: Small Country, Big Accomplishments

    SOLTRAIN Lesotho: Small Country, Big Accomplishments

    In July 2013, the small country of Lesotho in southern Africa joined the SOLTRAIN project. Between then and the end of phase II of SOLTRAIN – the Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative – in February 2016, training courses were held, demonstration projects...
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  • Mayor's Solar Founders' Circle Workshop for Assessors (2010)

    This presentation was created by Andy Walker of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for use by the San Francisco solar program. It focuses on solar installation safety practices and solar thermal technology, starting on p. 41.

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  • Syria: „It is a crazy market“

    Syria: „It is a crazy market“

    The pioneer of solar thermal technology in Syria: Nabil Kadi Kran started producing flat plate collectors and solar tanks in the Middle Eastern country 30 years ago. He recently had to cope with a decrease in his company's sales due to cheap imports of vacuum tube collector systems from...

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  • South Africa: Harvesting the Sun with Western Cape’s Housing Project

    South Africa: Harvesting the Sun with Western Cape’s Housing Project

    Thermosiphon systems on the roofs of social housing blocks in South Africa: Almost all of the 210 flats that are part of the newly built housing project in Steenberg, a suburb of Cape Town, have been equipped with a solar water heater of local system supplier Hotmix (Pty) Ltd.
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  • Mexico: 25,000 “Solar Roofs” Programme

    Mexico: 25,000 “Solar Roofs” Programme

    Small thermosiphon systems are in the focus point of the new 25,000 Solar Roofs Programme of the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) in Mexico.

    Photo: GTZ Mexico

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