New Solar Cooling Project
16 JUL 2020

New Solar Cooling Project

The new project, Task 65: Solar Cooling for the Sunbelt Regions, builds upon our past four solar cooling Tasks. This Task will be different in that it...

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Success factors in top SDH countries
24 JUN 2020

Success factors in top SDH countries

In the last decade, Denmark, China, Germany and Austria played a leading role in the deployment of large solar thermal systems around the world. What country-specific...

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Round robins improve TCM testing
03 JUN 2020

Round robins improve TCM testing

Thermochemical storage materials (TCMs) offer much higher storage capacities by mass or volume than sensible or latent heat storage and can store heat...

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Solar World Congress 2019
07 JAN 2020

Solar World Congress 2019

Water and energy are the most important resources globally. The term ‘water-energy nexus’ underlines their close connection, and the phrase has become...

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IEA SHC Solar Award 2019
07 NOV 2019

IEA SHC Solar Award 2019

KYOTHERM of France wins the International Energy Agency Solar Heating Programme (IEA SHC) SOLAR AWARD. KYOTHERM’s third-party ESCO solution creates a commercial...

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Solar Cooling at Intersolar 2019
03 JUN 2019

Solar Cooling at Intersolar 2019

his year’s Intersolar Europe, which took place in Munich, featured a conference session titled Solar, the new cool? Among the speakers at this solar cooling...

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A PVT installation in Spain
29 MAR 2019

A PVT installation in Spain

  The solar PVT industry participation from several countries in Task 60 is to be noticed. In Spain a 80-PVT solar hybrid installation located...

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Solar Award Nominations are Open
15 FEB 2019

Solar Award Nominations are Open

The Solar Heating and Cooling Award of the IEA SHC Programme celebrates the success of those working to increase the market impact of this renewable energy...

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PVT in South Africa
12 DEC 2018

PVT in South Africa

A new project in Cape Town featuring a PVT solution! www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/15-on-oranges-pvt-energy-system-now-fully-operational-2018-12-11/rep_id:4136See

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Online database on advanced PCMs
23 OCT 2018

Online database on advanced PCMs

Compared to water, phase change materials (PCMs) offer more capacity to store heat in tanks. As a consequence, researchers in all corners of the world...

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French PVT market is picking up
21 DEC 2017

French PVT market is picking up

The IEA’s Solar Heating and Cooling Programme will create its own international research platform on PVT systems in January 2018. Researchers and industry...

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Task 54 now on Twitter
09 SEP 2016

Task 54 now on Twitter

Task 54 is now on Twitter. You can find us via @IEA_SHC_Task54. Tell us what you think about our goals and join the network.

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SHC Book Series
26 MAY 2015

SHC Book Series

IEA SHC Programme is collaborating with Wiley to publish a book series on a diverse array of solar heating and cooling topics. Order books here.

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Solar Update May 2015 Now Online
18 MAY 2015

Solar Update May 2015 Now Online

The latest issue of the IEA SHC Programme’s newsletter, Solar Update is now online. This issue has articles covering a variety to topics ranging from the...

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Solar Cooling Week in Shanghai
25 MAR 2015

Solar Cooling Week in Shanghai

This is an exciting week -- Task 48 experts are holding their final Experts Meeting and Task 53 experts have an Experts Meeting. Immediately following...

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New deliverables published
26 FEB 2015

New deliverables published

The Delivarables B1 (Methodologies and Software Tools for Integrating Solar Heat into Industrial Processes) and B2 (Integration Guideline) are now available

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