Crowding at the start button: The new collector production unit of Sun Master in Upper Austria opened on 22 January. Photo: Sun Master
Cooling with the sun: This retirement home in Kalkara, Malta, is conditioned by a chillii Solar Cooling Kit PSC10 (10 kW cooling capacity). 38 m² flat plate collectors are used to generate the heat for the ammonia/water absorption chiller.
Ming Huang, founder and chairman of Himin group and since 2008 vice president of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).
Photo: Sven Tetzlaff
Increasing production: In 2008, the Chinese vacuum tube collector manufacturer Sunrain planned to produce 2.44 million m2 of collector area – 74 % more than in the previous year. Photo: Sven Tetzlaff
Olivier Drücke has been working in the solar thermal sector since 1990 and is head of sales and marketing at the KBB Kollektorbau GmbH, a Berlin-based collector manufacturer, since September 2005. Photo: ESTIF
The golden jubilee collector - showcased by company founder Robert Kanduth (left) and the governor of the Austrian province Carinthia, Gerhard Dörfler, and additionally held by two Greenonetec hostesses. Photo: Greenonetec
Probably one of the most up-to-date collector plants in Europe: Vaillant Group has automated their production in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Photo: Vaillant Group
Collector for process heat: The troughs are connected mechanically through a tracking driver. Photo: SLTL
Inauguration of the new flat plate collector factory of Wagner & Co. in Kirchhain, Germany Photo: Wagner & Co
Riello Group, the Italian giant in fossil fuel burners, has discovered the solar thermal technology for itself. In September of 2008, the company started producing solar thermal collectors at its production facility in Padua, 35 km north of Venice. “We intend to produce 30,000 m2 of...
- New brand Borosolar: Borosil Glass Works Ltd. launched the first vacuum tube collector fully produced in India. Photo : Borosil Glass Works
- Fast installation: The team from the Danish company Sunmark mounted around 600 m2 of collector area every day.