Task 49
Task 49
SHC Task 49

Solar Heat Integration in Industrial Processes

Solar Thermal World News Stream

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:16:39 PM
Kyotherm, a French-based third-party investor, has won the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling programme’s Solar Award for financing energy service companies (ESCOs) so end users in the industrial sector can reap economic benefits from day one. The first solar thermal project supported by Kyotherm is a 14,252 m² solar field (10 MWth), which is being put up at a malt business in France. The photo shows (from left) Rémi Cuer, Investment Manager at Kyotherm, Daniel Mugnier, Chair of IEA SHC, Arnaud...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:41:08 PM
As many as two Chilean government ministers welcomed attendees to the joint SHC 2019 and SWC 2019 conference in the capital of Santiago this week: Energy Minister Juan Carlos Jobet and Science Minister Andrés Couve. While it is rare to see high-ranking officials attend research conferences on solar technology, the SHC and SWC became the country’s largest events on climate change in Chile this year after the cancellation of the UN Climate conference COP25, which had been scheduled to take place...
Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:46:29 PM
Two leading SHIP research institutes – the University of Kassel, Germany, and AEE INTEC, Austria – have just published their final conclusions on a binational research project called SolarAutomotive, on which they had worked together for the last three years supported by the German Foundation for Climate Protection and Resource Efficiency, STREKS. Their aim was to assess the potential for SHIP in the automotive industry, as well as identify and present successful SHIP solutions that use one of...
Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:35:35 AM
The first industrial solar heat project which received funding from the California Solar Initiative (CSI) was completed at the end of 2018. Since then, 208 flat plate collectors have been supplying heat to the LA Dye & Print factory in Gardena, near Los Angeles. The system was designed by LA-based solar contractor Mac Greine Energy as early as March 2016, when the business also submitted a funding request to Southern California Gas Company, one of four utilities running the CSI programme. A ...