SOLID supports the heat revolution in Germany
Near the northwestern shore of Lake Constance, the first open-space solar thermal plant from SOLID was recently installed in Germany. More specifically, the solar field is located in Liggeringen, a district of the district town of Radolfzell.
Enormous reduction in system cost and essential improvements in performance in SOLID’s solar cooling systems
In 2018, SOLID installed and measured two new solar cooling systems in Singapore and Nicaragua. The measured data was compared with the solar systems from 2011 and 2013. The result pleases customers and SOLID alike. The system performance was increased significantly and the construction costs were lowered substantially.
The Western Balkan countries are walking new sunny paths
To optimize and develop business models as a motor of development for the Western Balkan countries and beyond were the focus of the PPP conference in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo. In order to implement public projects in the best possible way, the aim is to get private companies and investors on board by means of attractive public-private partnership, in short PPP, business models. The event took place in mid-September and was hosted by the World Bank in cooperation with the Swiss government.
SOLID world leader in large-scale solar thermal cooling technology
7 out of 13 of the largest solar cooling plants installed between 2007 and 2017 are built by SOLID. The figures were recently published by the latest edition of the “Solar Heat Worldwide” report, which summarizes global market developments and trends annually. The solar thermal cooling systems include the 3 largest plants worldwide. They are located in Singapore at IKEA, in Nicaragua at the Hospital Militar Escuela in Managua and in the US, Arizona at the Desert Mountain High School. All three systems were developed, planned and installed by SOLID. The report also shows that the number of solar cooling systems increases year by year.
Major environmental technology specialists from Styria act for climate protection
In May 2018, the climate protection initiative R20, founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger, started its local Styrian collaboration. The Styrian Governor Hermann Schützenhofer, SOLID, other and companies of the Green Tech Cluster, and schoolkids planted 20 oak trees, symbols of climate protection.
SOLID leads feasibility study “Big Solar Feldbach”
The city of Feldbach was looking for a renewable source to provide heating energy to its community. SOLID now elaborates on a study to examine the technical and economical potential for a large scale solar thermal plant. The system integrates a seasonal storage and a thermal absorption heat pump to contribute energy to the district heating network.