solar thermal systems

NOTE: The scheme is no longer available   The Swedish government offered subsidies for the installation of solar thermal systems in all kinds of applications, such as in homes, public swimming pools and camping sites, or even in the industrial sector.   There were some prerequisites for receiving aid:  
Post date: 25 Mar 2013
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Støtte til utstyr i bolig   The Norwegian National Energy Agency Enova has a programme that supports investments in renewable energy supply for dwellings.   The scheme supports solar heating systems, pellet stoves and pellet burners for central heating, heat pump systems for central heating and a thermal control system for efficient use of energy.   For more information, please visit the Enova website.
Post date: 19 Mar 2013
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The Energy Efficiency Fund (FEE) is a financial instrument that was created by Decree-Law n. º50/2010, with the following objectives: to fund programs and measures under the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP), encouraging energy efficiency on the part of citizens and businesses, supporting energy efficiency projects and promoting behavioural change in this area.  
Post date: 18 Mar 2013
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"Cross-cutting technology” is the term used by the RHC-Platform to describe any energy technology or infrastructure which can be used either to enhance the thermal energy output of a RES, or to enable a greater fraction of the output according to the system to be used, or to allow the exploitation of RES which would be difficult or impossible to use in building-specific applications.Four key energy technologies have been identified that fit the definition above.
Post date: 5 Mar 2013
Type: Publication

The European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC-Platform) develops concepts showing how renewable energies can meet the entire heating and cooling demand in 2050. Its vision document, published in 2011, describes the RHC-Platform objectives. 
Post date: 5 Mar 2013
Type: Publication

The Solar Thermal Technology Panel (ESTTP) of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC-Platform) developed this document on promising research topics. Prepared with contribution from experts in the research, industry and public sectors across Europe, this document covers solar technologies for nearly-zero energy residential buildings, public and commercial buildings, district heating systems, industrial applications and solar assisted cooling systems. 
Post date: 1 Mar 2013
Type: News

Detrazione fiscale per ristrutturazioni edilizie   The tax deduction mechanism is a voluntary mechanism which offers the possibility of deducting from income tax (i.e. 55%) of the costs incurred for the energy efficiency upgrading of existing buildings. The deductions must be spread over 10 years.   The deduction is permitted for resident and non-resident taxpayers, even if corporate revenue holders, who are in possession, for any reason, of the building subject of intervention. In particular:  
Post date: 28 Feb 2013
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Post date: 12 Feb 2013
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This training is provided by the Centre Technique des Industries Aérauliques et Thermiques and concerns the skills required to set up a collective solar water heater.   For more information about this course, please visit the CETIAT website.
Post date: 14 Jan 2013
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