Keyword: market development

Up to 55 % investment subsidy for solar process heat

Solar process heat has been a focus of Germany’s Market Rebate Programme, or MAP, since 2013. Last year, the programme’s managers noted increased interest in MAP funding, with 76 applicants […]

Portuguese industry without representation

Since 2016, Portugal’s solar industry association Apisolar has had to make do without official data on the country’s solar thermal market. The most recent figure, which shows 46,134 m² (32 […]

District heating in smart cities drives market

A new report published in December 2018 expects the global district heating market to grow by over USD 43.2 billion between 2018 and 2022, at an average rate of around […]

Shifting priorities: SWH design and quality

Consumers are paying increasing attention to the design and quality of solar water heater systems, confirmed most of the SWH kit suppliers responding to a global survey by German market […]

Exciting prospects in Kenya, Morocco and the UAE

Some countries in northern and eastern Africa will grow into important markets for solar thermal products in the coming years: This was a statement the majority of the 58 export-orientated […]

Market for heating appliances in Poland

After two years of declining collector sales, the market in Poland picked up again in the first half of 2018. The chart shows the amount of collector area added each […]

Canada’s diverse market declined in 2017

The solar thermal market in Canada, a long-term member of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, is comparatively small: Only 24,953 m² of collector area was installed last year. […]