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Ontario: Solar Home Systems on Lease

The financial obstacle of buying a solar water heating (SWH) system is an issue for almost every company or household. Reliance Home Comfort (RHC), based in Toronto, offers a special […]

Cape Town: Draft of Solar Water Heating Bye-law

Currently, solar water heating systems have hardly penetrated in Cape Town, South Africa. Only 2 % of city’s 906,000 households use solar energy. The planned bye-law should boost the market […]

“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 […]

Fair Season in China: Three Major Trends

Different vacuum tube technologies in comparison: The full-glass vacuum tube can easily be recognised by the extended and closed top. Photo: Sven Tetzlaff

Bulgaria: BEERECL Programme Extended

A couple of years ago, Bulgaria began to support solar thermal systems by providing a combination of grants and loans for their installation. The so-called Residential Energy Efficiency Credit Line […]

60 Solar Cities in India

Nagpur city in central India – one of 60 solar cities in India supported by the government. An ambitious programme by the Indian federal Ministry of New and Renewable Energy […]

Cautious Optimism in Germany

The German solar thermal industry rides roller coaster. After a 40 % decrease in 2007 and a 120 % increase in 2008, the outlook for this year still remains foggy. […]