Argentina

  • Solar Energy. Renewable Energies (2008)

    The Argentina Ministry of Energy published this report in 2008. The publication provides an overview on solar energy including PV and thermal. The document reviews both technologies, explaining its applications, advantages, existing legislation and potential uses in Argentina.  ...

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  • Argentina: ASADES’ Network for Solar Energy

    Argentina: ASADES’ Network for Solar Energy

    Non-profit organisation ASADES has been promoting renewable energies in Argentina for 35 years. Nowadays, it is coordinating the efforts of the participating groups. Just recently, it has also launched a monthly newsletter. Solarthermalworld.org sat down with ASADES’ President Adolfo A....

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  • Argentina: Rosario City Plans Public Building Solar Obligation

    Argentina: Rosario City Plans Public Building Solar Obligation

    In July of 2011, the city council of Rosario - a city located between Buenos Aires and Santa Fé - agreed to establish a solar ordinance. However, to put it into practice, the authorities would have to also work out and publish an actual regulation. In December 2011, the environmentalist...

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  • Solar Water Heating Regional Market Assessment Report on Latin America

    This regional market assessment report focuses on six countries: Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Nicaragua and Peru.

    After analysing the solar water heating (SWH) market status (demand, supply, costs and economic and financial incentives) in the respective countries, this report...

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  • Argentina: Mendoza Solar Conference Promotes Solar Cities

    Argentina: Mendoza Solar Conference Promotes Solar Cities

    An organisation to support solar energy in Argentina is the Solar City Network (Red de Ciudades Solares), which places the emphasis on solar water heating. Part of their work consists of non-commercial conferences and exhibitions, which take place in various cities across the country. The...

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  • Argentina: NGO Promotes Solar Water Heaters in Social Housing

    Argentina: NGO Promotes Solar Water Heaters in Social Housing

    One organisation to promote solar water heaters in Argentina is the NGO Forum for Social Housing and Energy Efficiency (Foro de Vivienda Social y Eficiencia Energética, FOVISEE). The first 33 solar systems have already been installed in a social housing project in Moreno, a district of the...

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  • Argentina: Solar Water Heaters for Rural Schools

    Argentina: Solar Water Heaters for Rural Schools

    In Argentina, Jorge Follari of Innovar SRL observes a rising interest in solar thermal energy. The federal and the province governments support the installation of solar water heaters in rural schools, and the interest of private customers grows, too – especially in the northern provinces...

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  • Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Amr M. Abdel Hai, Programme Officer for the Energy Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (left), and Eduardo Noboa, Renewable Energy and Environment Coordinator from the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE), organised a two-day workshop with the aim to strengthen...

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  • Argentina: Market Situation and Barrier Analysis

    Argentina: Market Situation and Barrier Analysis

    Björn Nienborg, researcher at the German institute Fraunhofer ISE, has carried out a survey among solar collector manufacturers and importers in Argentina as part of his Master's study “Renewable Energy Management” at the University of Freiburg. His recently published “Solar Thermal Water...

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  • Solar Energy in Argentina (2007)

    This document, published by INENCO Instituto UNSa-CONICET (Instituto de Investigación en Energías No Convencionales), provides an overview of solar energy in Argentina.

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  • Argentina: Grant Scheme for Solar Development and Research Projects

    Argentina: Grant Scheme for Solar Development and Research Projects

    The National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion (Agencia) has invited tenders for solar R&D projects which will be financed with the help of a new grant scheme. In order to be eligible for the funds, the project has to use one of the following three technologies: solar...

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