Solar Thermal

Thermosiphonic system with aluminium tubing


The solar specialist Chromagen from Israel has developed an innovative cooper-free, aluminium tubing thermosiphonic, closed-loop system for flat or inclined roof installations. The aluminium tubing was realised to lower the cost of the system.

AEE INTEC: 25 years of working on the energy turn-around

Photo: AEE Intec

On the 28 June 2013, AEE INTEC celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event in Gleisdorf. Austria's most important solar research institute has significantly contributed to making the Alpine republic the Number 1 country in Europe for solar heating.

100 new solar heated pools in Ontario

“Starting in February, people begin inquiring about installing a solar pool heating system for their pool and we get about 700 of these calls every year”, says the company´s President Andrew McKegney. According to McKegney, neither the cool weather this summer nor the economic downturn have had a negative effect on the pool heating market.

Solar Thermal World Address Book

In this book all important participants of the solar thermal value chain – from the raw material supplier up to the collector manufacturer – are listed in more than 45 categories.

SolarReserve wins PPA for two CSP projects with heat storage

With a capacity of 480.000 MWh/a the power plant Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Tonopah in Nevada, USA, will provide electricity for 75.000 housholds.<br><br><br>Photo:Solarreserve

By the agreement with PG&E SolarReserve ensures the sale of electricity from its CSP plant Rice Solar Energy Project. The solar tower plant will be located 30 miles northwest of the city of Blythe in eastern Riverside County, California.

Solar Millennium increases its turnover by 529 %

The company managed to increase its turnover from € 32 million in the previous year to € 201.8 million in 2009. This includes an extraordinary effect of € 48 million. The EBIT quadrupled to € 43.1 million including the extraordinary effect or € 31.1 million without it. The 2009 results are expected to generate additional liquidity inflow of more than € 100 million.