Market sector: Domestic Hot Water and Heating

Challenging short completion deadline

Fifty-one solar heat projects totalling 61 MW were awarded funding in Spain in the first round of the subsidy scheme Thermal Energy Production. The majority of these projects use concentrating […]

Unfavourable stop and go policy in England

The Green Homes Grant scheme in England “underperformed badly”. The Public Accounts Committee came to this conclusion when reporting that only about 47,500 families upgraded their homes out of the […]

Greenpeace Bulgaria campaigns for sunny future of heating

Greenpeace Bulgaria is actively campaigning to promote solar energy for heating purposes. The Bulgarian branch of the global environmental organisation has not only published promotional material but Greenpeace also donated […]

Cautious optimism for the coming years in Spain

The Spanish residential solar thermal market is showing signs of resurgence. After a decline of 8 % in 2020 due to Covid-19, the market experienced 1 % growth in the […]

Between three and eight million heat pumps in 2030

The German heat pump industry expects high growth rates in the next years. The latest heat transition reports predict between three and eight million heat pumps in operation in German […]

Big plans for heat pumps but not for solar hybrid

The Dutch association Holland Solar is disappointed about the latest proposal from the Ministry for Economic  Affairs and Climate regarding the national subsidy scheme ISDE for renewable energy solutions. In […]