Solar heating and cooling News for October 2009

Solar heating and cooling News Archive

SPI2009: SEIA and SEPA to form events company

The US Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have formed a new jointly-owned legal entity, Solar Energy Trade Shows LLC.

SPI2009: Solar industry needs to come together and fight, urges SEIA president

Rhone Resch, president and ceo of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), has called on the solar industry to "enlist" in the fight to secure a policy environment that allows solar to compete with other forms of energy.

Renewable energy can reduce 20% of world goal for GHG emissions

Renewable energy could reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 2741 Mt by 2030 under accelerated environmental policies, according to the International Energy Agency.

Canada experiences high demand for green heat subsidy

The demand across Canada for financial subsidy for green heat systems has exceeded expectations, but the programme is still under-allocated.

3TIER launches next generation of solar assessment products

3TIER has unveiled a suite of solar assessment products that give utility-scale developers a higher degree of certainty in the availability of solar resources, and a more complete picture of the production potential of their projects.

ISES calls for feed-in tariffs worldwide

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) has called for the use of feed-in tariffs worldwide at its solar world congress (SWC) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

German university wins solar competition

A student team from Darmstadt, Germany, has designed, built and operated the most attractive and efficient solar powered home in an international solar competition.

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India to adopt feed-in tariffs

India is one of the latest countries to make the strategic move to a comprehensive system of feed-in tariffs to develop its renewable energy potential.