Country: Russia

Russian solar thermal industry in deep crisis

The Russian solar thermal industry is currently experiencing a severe crisis. International solar thermal suppliers have suspended business activities in Russia due to the ongoing military conflict in Ukraine. The […]

IKEA to invest EUR 4 billion in clean energy

By 2030, furniture retail giant Inter IKEA Group intends to minimise its carbon footprint and even get climate-positive while continuing to grow its business. The goals set by IKEA’s sustainability […]

Air collectors from Saint Petersburg

Solar Fox, a solar air collector manufacturer founded in 2018 by a private investor in Saint Petersburg, northern Russia, has announced plans to expand its dealer network and production capacity […]

Research on solar heat pumps in Russia

This September, Viessmann and Wilo, two German manufacturers of solar thermal equipment, opened a training centre at Kazan State Power Engineering University (KSPEU) in Russia, as part of KSPEU’s Industrial […]

Collector factory starts up in Saint Petersburg

Growing demand for renewable heat solutions in Russia has prompted Silagnis, a privately owned engineering business based in Saint Petersburg, to put up a factory to produce heat pumps and […]

Commercial installations in Russia

Alrosa, a Russian-based group of companies that specialise in mining, processing and selling diamonds, is pleased with the performance of its solar field, which began supplying heat to shift workers’ […]

Stagnating market in Russia

Compared to the size of the country, Russia’s solar thermal market was still small last year. Dr Semen Frid, who works at the Russian Academy of Sciences, or, more specifically, […]