solar thermal systems

Hybrid solar panels that produce both electricity and heat is a technology on the rise. The combination of solar cells (PV) and solar thermal collectors (T) allows for various ways to optimize buildings’ energy systems.   In this workshop, leading international experts will present the status of the PVT technology and present case studies where PVT collectors are integrated in buildings."   The workshop is open for all and free of charge.  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: Event

Established in 2003, Topper Floating Solar PV Mounting Manufacturer Co., Ltd. concentrates on reliable floating solar mounting systems for floating Solar PV power plants & Farms.  
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Link

“ENERGY in BUILDINGS” is an International Conference that will take place for the seventh consecutive year. It brings together Engineers, Architects, Stakeholders, Academia and Professionals of different disciplines that contribute and advance the state of art of the built environment. The Conference will host accepted papers and posters as well as presentations and workshops of invited speakers. There is no conference registration fee. The official language of the Conference is English.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

The connection of a solar thermal (ST) façade system to a district heating system allows for the direct use of ST heat in the building while taking profit from the network for delivery/selling of excess heat and purchase of heat during periods of underproduction. The use of unglazed collectors for low-intrusive architectural interaction in façades is discussed.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

In most cases, building service designers choose between Solar thermal (ST) and District Heating (DH) technologies for their integration in buildings. By doing so, only a fraction of the buildings within a particular district is used for ST, while at the same time energy intensity in DH networks can be reduced. In some cases, building-integrated solar thermal systems are connected to DH networks by means of dedicated pipes. In all these cases, sub-optimal situations are reached with lower fraction of renewable heat, reduced network strength and/or additional heat losses.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The event will provide insights into the impacts of R&D funded through the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation; including providing access to the solar thermal Renewable Energy R&D Impact Report and an opportunity to influence the recommendations to increase future R&D impacts. During the workshop key industry experts, including ESTELA, Solar Heat Europe / ESTIF, Tecnalia, and AEE - Institute for Sustainable Technologies, will share their insights on the future of solar thermal technologies.
Post date: 13 Jul 2018
Type: Event

We would like to invite you to the "The future of energy storage" workshop, which will take place on 27th June 2018 from 11:30 to 15:30 within Sustainable Places 2018 in Aix-Les_Bains, France.
Post date: 6 Jun 2018
Type: Event

ARENE Ile-de-France is organizing a conference on solar energy in Île-de-France on Tuesday 19 December, 2017 in the morning. The conference will start at 9 am and will take place in Halle Pajol, in Paris (France). The aim of the meeting is to present and discuss the development of this sector in the Ile-de-France region. The event is focused to elected officials, community agents and solar industry actors and will be an opportunity to represent this sector, to discuss the technical and regulatory novelties and to focus on the Paris region’s experience.   
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: Event

Training courses for installers of small-scale renewable energy systems in buildings     The objective of the IEE Install+RES project was to establish training courses for the qualification of trainers and the certification of installers of renewable energy systems (biomass, solar, PV and heat pumps) in buildings. The target groups were installers (with working experience as plumbers, roofers or electricians) and trainers (as teachers, engineers and professors).  
Post date: 14 Nov 2017
Type: Link

The 2018 edition of the Solar District Heating (SDH) Conference will focus on sharing market development and policy making experience, recent projects as well as latest trends in technology and system concepts.   Key topics of the conference are:   Supporting SDH in your region   supporting policy; availability of areas; financing; frameworks and projects in new markets; innovative business models. SDH in urban context   
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Event