Market sector: Domestic Hot Water and Heating

“I have several major goals at this point”

He has the US solar thermal industry behind him. Les Nelson was re-elected as Chair of the Solar Thermal Division at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) at the beginning […]

South Africa: Rebates up to 30 %

90 % of South Africa’s electricity is generated by coal-fired power stations. The fourth quarter of 2007, however, started with massive power cuts as electricity supply fell behind demand. Eskom, […]

Solar Thermal Energy in Antarctica

Surviving in harsh climate: This vacuum tube collector system has heated the Brandfield House at the Rothera research station in the Antartic since February 2008. Photo: British Antarctic Survey

The Cap is Gone

U.S. President Obama’s signature on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act effectively removed the existing US$2,000 cap for the tax rebate of residential solar thermal systems. Whoever buys a new […]

Mauritius: Rebate Programme Drives the Market

The new subsidy programme of the government of Mauritius has been a successful one. More than 4,000 solar water heaters have received a subsidy of 10,000 Mauritius Rupee (MUR), approximately […]