Posts tagged as Soltrain

Large-scale South African solar water-heating projects save money and the environment

Industry uses more energy in the form of heat than as electricity, giving South African companies the perfect opportunity to exploit the country’s abundant solar and wind resources to produce power and heat for the re-industrialisation of the country. Speaking at the launch of two of Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative’s (Soltrain’s) […]

Soltrain II: Southern African solar thermal training and demonstration initiative

  The overall goal of Soltrain II, which is funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), is to contribute to the move from a fossil fuel based energy supply to a sustainable energy supply system , based on renewable energy in general but based on solar thermal in particular. Universities and vocational training centres will […]

Solar thermal technology platform launched

Eighty experts and stakeholders from South and Southern Africa met on 17 May at the Hotel 224 in Pretoria to launch the Solar Thermal Technology Platform (STTP) for South Africa and the region. The STTP discussed a vision and organisational structure for South Africa modelled on the successful European STTP co-chaired by Mr Werner Weiss […]