Solar Thermal

DNV obtains accreditation for noise testing of wind turbines

DNV announces that its Seattle, Washington, office has been approved for accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for acoustic noise emissions testing on wind turbines.

Top Three Most Sustainable Brands: Wagner & Co Nominated for German Sustainability Award

Cölbe - The corporate philosophy of the solar energy pioneer Wagner & Co Solar Technology can be summarized in a single phrase: sustainability is our business. Now Wagner & Co was selected by a high profile Jury as one of three nominees in the category "most sustainable brand". The company is finalist for the German Sustainability Award.

Ezinc started training programme in the US

<b>Installation of a drain back system in Tallahassee, FL Florida</b><br><br><i>Photo: Ezinc</i>

The programme consists of a theoretical and a practical part. In the theoretical part, the trainees get to know the system principle of a solar water heater. In the practical part, the distributors learn how to install a solar water heater on the roof.

Desertec cooperates with Arab chamber of commerce

Ghorfa Secretary General Abdulaziz Al-Mikhlafi and Paul van Son, CEO of DII, have signed an agreement in Berlin. The aim is to push forward the deployment of renewable energies in the Near East and North Africa.

Certified Solar Hot Water Collector Titan Power-Plus 2.4 SunMaxx Solar!

SunMaxx Solar just received the new Solar Rating and OG-100 Certification for our Flate Plate Collector the TitanPower Plus SU2 2.4!


SkyFuel develops giant parabolic trough

<b>Size comparison: A common standard collector in the front, a Skytrough from SkyFuel in the middle and the planed giant collector at the back.</b><br><br><i>Graphic: SkyFuel</i><br>

By means of a higher concentration factor, it will be capable of reaching higher temperatures. Including the subsidies by the US Department of Energy, SkyFuel will invest US$ 4.3 million into the development. Similar to SkyFuel’s SkyTrough collector, the mirror film ReflecTech, which is applied on aluminium sheets, is to be used also for the giant parabolic trough.

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