Solar Heat News
Date: Thursday 02. of June 2016
The 2016 edition of the Solar Heat Worldwide report, prepared within the framework of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) of the International Energy Agency (IEA), is now ready.
As usual, it presents revised data on employment and turnover: 730,000 jobs and € 21 billion worldwide in 2014 respectively.
And, for the 1st time, the report provides information on levelized costs for solar thermal generated heat (LCOH) for a selection of countries and applications. Indicatively, costs...
Date: Tuesday 31. of May 2016
The ESTIF Board met in Frankfurt on the 23rd May for the third meeting of 2016. The Board dedicated a relevant part of the meeting preparing the next General Assembly, discussing about elections and how to engage members on the process and the GA itself.
The main discussion of the meeting, also relevant for the GA preparation, was on strategy for the sector and the work of ESTIF, based on a reflection of the future of solar thermal & heating and cooling. This discussion took into account...
Date: Sunday 22. of May 2016
The RES Steering Group, a cooperation between the European RES trade associations, agreed on a statement asking for the European Commission to aim for higher targets for RES in 2030.
This joint position of the European renewable energy industries was addressed to Vice-President Šef?ovi? and Commissioner Arias Cañete, in relation to the preparatory work for the revised Renewable Energy Directive.
Following the call from President Juncker to maintain global leadership in renewables and the...
Date: Tuesday 17. of May 2016
“Low carbon business action in Brazil”, an EU-funded Project called, is preparing matchmaking mission about “Energy efficiency in buildings”, foreseen to take place between 8-12 August in São Paulo, Brazil.
Flights and accommodation for participants will be reimbursed by the European Union.
Interested ESTIF members should contact the ESTIF Secretariat asap.
Deadline for registrations is June 8th.
Date: Friday 13. of May 2016
This important online survey is about to close!
The FROnT project currently is conducting a public consultation to further assess the factors which make schemes and policies for Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) successful. The survey targets industry stakeholders that are impacted by RHC support schemes.
The consultation will close on 15th April, you can take part by filling in the online survey.
In the survey the 5 key success factors (KSF) identified by the project and discussed...