The 5th International Solar District Heating Conference SDH in Graz
On April 11th and 12th, 2018, the 5th "Solar District Heating Conference" (SDH) conference took place in Graz. More than 300 international experts from industry and economy came to the Styrian capital from about 30 countries. The future of solar district heating was debated and international know-how exchange promoted. The CEO of the local district heating utility “Energie Steiermark Wärme GmbH”, Gerald Moravi, also made a big announcement on Big Solar Graz.
Solar District Heating week Graz: Western Balkans workshop
To conclude an intensive solar district heating week, the Western Balkans workshop organized by the IFC (World Bank) together with SOLID and the Federal Ministry of Finance Austria took place on April 13, 2018 at the Joanneum Graz. As part of the SDH (Solar District Heating) conference, around 100 guests from 18 municipalities in Southeastern Europe and Central Asia visited the event.
Research Project Task 55: Solar thermal and district heating scale up together
Back to the roots: For the 2nd time, the internationally successful research project IEA SHC Task 55 took place in Graz. From April 9 to 10 2018, 41 globally recognized experts from 11 countries discussed new pathways and successful solar thermal projects in district heating at the Hotel Weitzer.
Large solar thermal plant commissioned for the flagship project "Solar Energy Village Liggeringen"
The "Solar Energy Village Liggeringen" with its renewable local heating network is a flagship project for the region Radolfzell on Lake Constance. The Stadtwerke Radolfzell commissioned the Austrian technology leader SOLID with the construction of a 1,100m² solar system for an environmentally friendly heat supply. A guaranteed win-win effect for residents and heat shift.
BINE 2+: Integration of buildings with heat generators into heating grids
SOLID designs the future of district heating networks: District heating customers will soon not only be consumers but will also become producers through the availability of renewable heat sources, such as solar thermal energy or biomass. The "consumer" is also "producer", creating a new type of "prosumer". Prosumers feed generated heat beyond their own needs into a public district heating network. SOLID can contribute significantly to the development of supply concepts through its many years of experience.
Singapore: Furniture giant IKEA installs Solar Cooling from SOLID
IKEA Singapore operates its department store air conditioning with a brand new environmentally friendly large-scale solar plant from SOLID. With this project, the furniture giant shows the technical and economic potential of the technology for the whole industry.