Country: Switzerland

IEA SHC Task 58: “We will need new and innovate

Thermochemical materials (TCMs) used in storage tanks show higher heat capacities than water and smaller losses over time. They are crucial to an increase in solar use among consumers and […]

Switzerland: Rising Interest in PVT Technologies

The Swiss-based SPF – Institute of Solar Technology has recently published a report on behalf of EnergieSchweiz, a programme by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, about the market situation […]

IEA SHC: New Task to Push Emerging PVT Industry

Inventors and start-ups have been trying to combine photovoltaic and solar thermal collectors into one product for many years. Finally, a new industry seems to be emerging. The IEA SHC […]

IEA SHC: New PVT System Enhancement Research

After seven years, the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) is planning to launch another international research cooperation on PVT technology. PVT includes panels which combine photovoltaics and […]