Awareness Raising

  • Thermal Storage Analysis in CSP Plants (2009)

    This presentation, prepared by Leonardo Energy, describes and discusses ways to improve solar thermal storage technologies, notably melted salt and concrete storage. The improvement of these technologies would allow a better profit of the energy produced by power plants.
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  • Solar Energy in Spain in 2007: Current Status and Prospects

    This report from IDEA (Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía) provides an overview of the Spanish solar market in 2007 (including not only solar thermal, but also PV and thermoelectricity), in terms of technology, installed capacity, existing companies, the potential growth...

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  • Report CSP Workshop, South Africa (2009)

    This is the report of a CSP workshop, which took place in South Africa on 22 May 2009. The workshop results from the necessity to gather project developers, the government, NGOs and research centers to start a discussion on scaling up CSP.

    In South Africa, the development of CSP...

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  • Renewable Energy Resources in Lebanon: Practical Applications (2005)

    As Lebanon is among the few countries in the Middle East that are not endowed with fossil fuels it is crucial for the country to find alternative energy sources. This document prepared by the Lebanese American University looks at the various renewable energy sources, assessing its...

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  • UNEP Report on Green Jobs (2008)

    The Worldwatch Institute has put together this report, funded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the emergence of a “green economy” and its impact on the world workforce in the 21st Century. It gathers information for current green jobs in key economic sectors (renewable...

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  • Solar Cooling in the German Funding Programme SOLARTHERMIE 2000plus (2008)

    This paper presented during the Eurosun Conference in Lisbon in 2008 by Edo Wiemken and Alexander Morgenstern from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, presents information on the status of the research for three solar cooling and air-conditioning demonstration plants...

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  • Mediterranean Solar Plan 2010-2020

    Philippe Lorec, from the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development gave this presentation to introduce the Mediterranean Solar Plan 2010-2020, an initiative of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union presented during the Paris Summit of July 2008....
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  • Recent Developments in Thermal Driven Cooling and Refrigeration Systems (2007)

    Roberto Best from the Mexican Centro de Investigación en Energía of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México produced, in 2007, this paper reviewing recent developments on thermal cooling systems, with special emphasis being added to cogeneration applications. The document also presents...

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  • Albania National Strategy of Energy and Plan of Action (2005)

    This document from the Albanese National Ministry of Industry and Energy and the National Agency of Energy provides an overview of Albania’s energy situation, together with an analysis of the necessary investments, actions and improvements to increase the security of the energy supply and the...

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  • Thematic Review of GEF-Financed Solar Thermal Projects (2001)

    This paper reports the developments of four projects financed by the UN Global Environment Facility (GEF) in India, Morocco, Mexico and Egypt. The GEF chose those countries to develop solar thermal power technology as it has shown to be one of the most cost efficient options for renewable bulk...

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