Country: Portugal

Portugal: Two New Incentive Schemes on the Horizon

Good news for the Portuguese market: This year’s agenda includes two new schemes to support energy efficiency measures in buildings, and solar thermal has been put into the spotlight. The […]

Russia: Astrakhan’s Solar District Heating Plant

It is said to be the largest solar thermal plant in Russia: 2,200 collector modules by German heating boiler manufacturer Bosch Thermotechnik have been installed next to a district heating […]

Portugal: Market Transformation in Time of Crisis

The Portuguese solar thermal market seemed to have stabilised in 2014: The first estimates by the Portuguese national solar industry association, Apisolar, show that the collector area sold last year […]

Brazil: Chinese Technology Dominates Imports

Brazil´s solar thermal market grew by 20 % in 2012 and 2013, and therefore has been attracting an increasing number of international suppliers. Imports, mainly from China, have tripled since […]

Portugal: “Good legislation, bad economy”

The Portuguese solar thermal industry is still facing a difficult time: With 57,234 m² (30 MWth) of newly installed collector area, market volume in 2013 was down to the level […]