Solar Thermal

SUN & WIND ENERGY to co-organize international solar thermal conference

China’s Power & Clean Energy Expo China (CEEC) Conference – is getting a boost with the latest addition of SUN & WIND ENERGY, one of the leading magazines of the industry, as its co-organizer.

The Jenni-Haus gets neighbours

Even in the depths of winter, residents heat with the sun. Photo: Jenni Energietechnik

Many people know of the solar-powered house called Jenni-Haus, which was built in 2007. The eight-family house is heated with 100 % solar power and was the first of its kind in 2007.

Thermaflex establishes Italian sales subsidiary

The Dutch Thermaflex Group, which manufactures technical insulation materials, has established a branch in Italy. The new subsidiary, Thermaflex Italia Srl, will significantly expand the distribution of pre-insulated flexible pipe systems, particularly in the Italian Mediterranean region.

Coming soon: 100% self-sufficient solar beer

Photo: dpa Picture Alliance

Being a country where beer is the traditional beverage, it is not unusual to find German bioenergy and solar thermal companies close to breweries, providing process heat for them.