Training and Education

  • California: Subsidy Programme off to a Slow Start

    California: Subsidy Programme off to a Slow Start

    The Intersolar North America held in San Francisco in the middle of July was at the right time and place for analysing the first experiences with the new incentive programme in California called California Solar Initiative (CSI) Thermal Programme. Photo: Bärbel Epp

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  • SOLTHERM Europe – Campaign Guidelines (2003)

    This report was prepared on the framework of the Soltherm Project. It aims to provide recommendations and guidelines for any party (local authorities, energy utilities, consultants and energy agencies) involved or interested in market enlargement actions for solar heating products in Europe....
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  • Calls for Intensive R&D on Solar Thermal Air Drying in India

    Calls for Intensive R&D on Solar Thermal Air Drying in India

    The Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (SPRERI) organized a one day workshop on solar thermal drying at the end of March 2010. Its aim was to intensify the efforts of tapping into the national market potential for using solar applications to dry agricultural products. ...

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  • Manual for Solar Collector Installers (2004)

    This manual was prepared by Água Quente Solar, a Portuguese public programme promoting the use of solar panels for water heating. The guide provides information and guidance on how to install a solar collector, things to take into account in terms of technology, weather, shadows, best...

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  • Algeria: 20,000 Pupils Trained in Saving Energy

    Algeria: 20,000 Pupils Trained in Saving Energy

    Over the last four years, more than 20,000 pupils from 60 schools have been taught about energy saving and the different types of renewable energy in Algeria. The Fourth Open House Day in Algeria has resulted in 15 new thermosiphon systems for schools. Photo: APRUE

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  • Solar Air Conditioning Course (2008)

    This presentation from the Canary Islands Technological Institute (Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias S.A.) in Spain is an example of a presentation outlining and promoting the structure of solar air conditioning training courses. The presentation goes through the content of the courses,...

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  • Portugal: Training Programme for 5,200 qualified Installers

    Portugal: Training Programme for 5,200 qualified Installers

    The only way to receive the certificate of competence (CAP) as an installer in Portugal is to attend a 44- to 70-hour training, depending on one's previous knowledge of the respective systems. The entire course costs around EUR 600.
    Source: clubsetubalense.pt
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  • Uruguay: First Steps towards a Sunny Future

    Uruguay: First Steps towards a Sunny Future

    For 180 years now, the sun has been given a prominent place in the flag of Uruguay. But it was just two years ago that the country actually started to make its first steps towards supporting the national solar thermal sector.

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  • Seminar in Solar Thermal Organised by European Energy Centre (2010)

    Integrated in the European project EMTEU, the European Energy Centre – Centro Studi Galileo Italy has organised in March 2010 two training seminars dedicated to solar energy, one to photovoltaics and another one to solar thermal. The EMTEU project (Energy Management Technician in Europe) aims...
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