Awareness Raising

  • India Launches International Solar Alliance: Light up lives and power their future

    India´s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has invited the sun-rich countries between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn to join an International Solar Alliance (ISA). Modi’s aim is to create a collaborative platform for an increased deployment of solar energy...
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  • Six Solar Thermal Application Factsheets

    These six solar thermal application factsheets provide a quick insight into different uses of the solar thermal technology, including possible ranges of use, energy saving effect and GHG, with perception of the competitiveness, investment cost and economic value. They include examples of...

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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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  • How To – Solar Hot Water (2008)

    This is a how-to instructional guide on how to make your own solar thermal hot water heating system. It was created by the website GreenPowerScience.com. The guide explains how to devise a soalr thermal hot water heating system using a black rubber hose and a heat exchanger....

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  • Solar Water Heater Project: Design for Sustainable Communities (2009)

    This report was written by Professor Ashok Gadgil of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at the University of California. The professor and a team of student researchers set out to design a solar thermal water heating system for use by native populations in...

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  • Solar Water Heater (2010)

    This report was written by Jean Cariou of the Global Energy Network Institute. It is a comprehensive study of the technology, the economics, and the feasibility of large scale solar thermal installations. According to the report, solar thermal water heating has the potential...

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