Country: Turkey

1 million m2 collectors produced in Konya, Turkey

The Turkish solar thermal manufacturer Solimpeks announced to have produced 1 million m2 of collector area in its 17 years of company history. In a press release from the beginning […]

Three labels in Europe – what are the differences?

Labels and trademarks should give the end-consumer a clear feedback on the quality and performance of the labelled product. Currently there are three labels available for solar products or solar […]

“Racing down the renewable electricity pathway only”

The Renewables 2018 Global Status Report illustrates the sharp difference in growth between the renewable electricity and heat markets. Whereas PV had another record year, with newly installed capacity totalling […]

World’s largest flat plate collector manufacturers in 2017

The 2017 ranking of the world’s largest flat plate collector producers clearly shows the market dominance of Chinese companies. Even second-ranked Greenonetec, an Austrian collector manufacturer, is now majority-owned by […]

State-of-the-art collector production in Uzbekistan

Last November, Uzbek-based Artel Group gave a tour of its new collector and tank production facility in the capitel city Tashkent. It houses the manufacturing lines for selectively coated and […]

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 […]