Finance and Incentives

  • Austria: Subsidy Programme for large-scale Solar Systems extended

    Austria: Subsidy Programme for large-scale Solar Systems extended

    The subsidy programme "Solar Thermal – Solar large-scale” launched by Austria Solar was one of the most successful programmes of the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund in 2010. The 38 submitted projects were twice as much as could be financed by the original budget (see www....

    Share/Save
  • Hungary: New Solar Thermal Association and new Incentive Programmes

    Hungary: New Solar Thermal Association and new Incentive Programmes

    The Hungarian solar thermal industry is joining forces: In October 2010, it initiated the founding of the Hungarian solar association Magyar Szolár Szövetség, which will be authorised by the Hungarian administration most probably by the end of March. President of the new association is...

    Share/Save
  • Germany: Increased Funding Levels of national Subsidy Programme

    Germany: Increased Funding Levels of national Subsidy Programme

    The up and down in the German Market Rebate Programme for Renewable Energies (MAP) continues. Just in time for the beginning of the ISH, the worldwide largest trade fair for bathroom, building, energy and climate technology in Frankfurt, Germany, the Ministry of Environment published its new...

    Share/Save
  • SWHs Industry in Syria. Current Situation & Prospects (2009)

    This presentation was made during the Workshop on Solar Thermal Applications in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan which took place in Cairo, on 24 March 2009. The document includes vast information on Syria (energy indicators, an assessment of the energy sector, analysis of the electricity...

    Share/Save
  • Spain: Plans for a Solar Thermal Feed-in tariff for ESCOs

    Spain: Plans for a Solar Thermal Feed-in tariff for ESCOs

    The Spanish solar thermal market again suffered from a slowdown in 2010. According to the latest market survey by the Spanish Solar Thermal Association ASIT, the 2010 market volume of 244 MWth (348,000 m2) is 14 % below the result of 2009. The light blue columns in the chart...

    Share/Save
  • Algeria: Roll-out of the first Phase of Subsidy Programme ALSOL

    Algeria: Roll-out of the first Phase of Subsidy Programme ALSOL

    The Algerian solar water heating programme ALSOL went into its first pilot phase. 400 residential systems with a 200 litre storage tank have been subsidised at around 45 % of the investment costs, capped at Algerian Dinar (DZD) 110,000. The licenses for installing the 400 subsidised...

    Share/Save
  • Dominican Republic: Purchase Agreement between Sunmaxx and Retecsa

    Dominican Republic: Purchase Agreement between Sunmaxx and Retecsa

    Installation company Retecsa from the Dominican Republic and US-American system supplier Sunmaxx have entered into a purchase agreement. Part of this new cooperation was a 4-day training in January by Sunmaxx instructor Todd Paternoster at the Retecsa company site in Santiago. Besides...

    Share/Save
  • Argentina: Grant Scheme for Solar Development and Research Projects

    Argentina: Grant Scheme for Solar Development and Research Projects

    The National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion (Agencia) has invited tenders for solar R&D projects which will be financed with the help of a new grant scheme. In order to be eligible for the funds, the project has to use one of the following three technologies: solar...

    Share/Save

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Find out more by following this link. Accept