Process Heat

  • Europe: Heineken Brewery to Install Three Big Solar Plants

    Europe: Heineken Brewery to Install Three Big Solar Plants

    The famous beer brand Heineken has just placed an order for three big solar thermal plants that will produce the heat required for the brewery’s industrial processes at different company sites. Two of these systems will be installed at breweries – one in Valencia, Spain, and one in Göß,...

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  • Europe: InSun Project Showcases Concentrating Collectors for Process Heat

    Europe: InSun Project Showcases Concentrating Collectors for Process Heat

    1 April was the starting day of the EU FP 7 Project InSun (Industrial Process Heat by Solar Collectors) coordinated by zafh.net, the Centre for Applied Research on Sustainable Energy Technology at the University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany. The participants of the project want to...

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  • Designing Solar Thermal System for Selected Industrial Processes (2011)

    This is a presentation by Stefan Heß of the Fraunhofer ISE, given during the International Conference Solar Process Heat that took place in March 2011 in Austria. Industrial process heat accounts for more than 20% of the final energy demand in Germany. 33% is needed at temperatures below...

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  • Austria: Solar Foods Project Researchers Develop Tool to Optimise Processes

    Austria: Solar Foods Project Researchers Develop Tool to Optimise Processes

    During the on-going Solar Foods project, researchers from Austria are developing software to help integrate solar heat into the food and beverage industry. The software will not only show mass and heat flows in a diagram, but also help optimise them to improve energy efficiency and find...

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  • Austria: Bankers and Solar Companies Exchange Opinions

    Austria: Bankers and Solar Companies Exchange Opinions

    Acquiring affordable loans for large solar thermal plants is a challenging task. On 30 January, the industry association Austria Solar organised a meeting between representatives of the banking and investment sector, engineering companies, solar companies and industrial customers for...

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  • Solar Water Heating Financial Modeling Tool for Domestic Hot Water

    The SWH Financial Modelling Tool is a spread-sheet modelling tool which can be used to calculate the life cycle cost savings of a Solar Water Heater (SWH) unit and the national monetary benefits and energy savings of installing multiple SWHs systems.

    The tool was developed for the...

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  • India: First Solar Crematorium in Trial Phase

    India: First Solar Crematorium in Trial Phase

    A spiritual hermitage in Gujarat state, in the northwest of India, has become the home of the country’s first solar-powered crematorium. At the ecologically conscious Muni Seva Ashram, a 50 m2 Scheffler Dish will heat the oven which burns the dead bodies. The project was...

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  • Solar Heat Worldwide. Markets and Contribution to the Energy Supply (2011)

    This report was prepared within the framework of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) of the International Energy Agency (IEA) as an update of the one issued in 2009. The report documents the solar thermal capacity installed in the important markets worldwide and its contribution in...

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