Air Heating, Solar Thermal Power

  • Russian scientist unveils polymer air collector

    Yuri Avetisyan, a young Russian scientist at the Don State Technical University, has presented a newly developed, polymer-based air collector. A news item which was published on the university’s website on 20 August stated that the collector could be used to heat greenhouses in the...
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  • Solar air heating and cooling system with four new components

    New Zealand-based Sojol has designed a prototype of a solar air heating and cooling system which consists of a glazed solar air collector, a heat exchanger and a newly developed helical fan and delivers air at a desired temperature and an optimised flow rate and pressure level.
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  • Solarventi New Zealand

    New Zealand: Prized School Air Heating Project

    A New Zealand research project which deployed solar air collectors in schools to improve pupils’ health while reducing heat costs has garnered an award by the New Zealand Institute of Building this year. Robyn Phipps, Professor in Construction at Massey University’s School of Engineering...
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  • IEA SHC Task 46: Bankable Solar Data Sets for Concentrating Technologies

    Whether investors put their money into large-scale concentrating solar heat and power systems, solar district heating plants or photovoltaic fields, they need to be able to rely on data sets to include the uncertainty and variability of input information. Financial institutions do like to...
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  • SWH TechScope Market Readiness Assessment of Six Latin American Countries

    This regional assessment report applies the SWH TechScope Market Readiness Assessments Methodology in six Latin American countries: Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay and Perú. It is recommended that the SWH TechScope Market Readiness Assessment Report be read in parallel...

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  • Solar Water Heaters’ Market Evaluation: Case Study of Lebanon

    This comprehensive case study analyses Lebanon’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 this case study examines...

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  • Resource/Cost Estimates For Solar Thermal Space/Water Heating (2010-2020)

    The Solar heat resource is dependent in the first instance on the insolation falling on the surface of Ireland. The usable power generated by solar panels will vary depending on latitude, time of year and weather conditions. According to the European Solar Thermal Industry...

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