Country: Chile

Chile: President Inaugurates Solar Field with 27.5 MWth

In the middle of October, Chile´s President Sebastián Piñera inaugurated the currently world´s largest solar thermal field with 27.5 MWth (39,300 m² of collector area). The system supplies heat to the […]

Chile: Mining Sector May Be Solar Thermal’s Future

In September 2012, Chile´s Energy Ministry published a comprehensive study on the country´s solar thermal market. The company who had carried out the “Market study of the solar thermal industry […]

Chile: 27.5 MWth Provide Heat for Copper Mine

From June 2013, the world´s largest collector field could be in Chile. The planned solar collector area amounts to 39,300 m², which would cover more than 80% of the heat […]

Spain: Export Helps Solar Thermal Industry Survive

One of the biggest Spanish collector manufacturers, Termicol, can still celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. The company has managed to counter the decline in the Spanish market by expanding […]

Uruguay: Tax Benefits and Incentives planned

The National Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining in Uruguay is working on a decree to regulate the use and incentives for solar water heaters in the country. The National […]