Opticube is a modular solar thermal kit to create ground-mounted solar systems with a total area between 30 and 3,000 m² that can be installed without special equipment or training.
The market research agency Solrico puplished the new ISOL Navigator. The comprehensive overview of the global solar thermal market shows that large systems will become more and more important in the following years. The Index analysed 18 key markets and Solrico spoke to 330 stakeholders.
2015 was the first full calendar year following the realignment of the Sonnenhaus Institut, which allowed the combination of photovoltaics and heat pump for the first time. Most Sonnenhaus homes are still heated using solar thermal systems, but photovoltaics are also finding their place.
In only a few weeks we will publish the newest edition of the SOLAR THERMAL WORLD ADDRESS BOOK, the only comprehensive overview of the global solar thermal industry and its complete value chain. If you want to be part of the book and present your company to the global industry,
Heating with Renewable Energy is a new textbook written by John Siegenthaler, and published by Cengage Learning. This 850 page full colour text shows how to design and construct practical systems that supply space heating and domestic hot water using renewable energy heat sources.
A new research project by the European Union is funding the development of innovative heat storage systems with more than 4.7 million euros. The technologies are intended to help store solar heat generated during the summer inexpensively for use in the winter.