7th Newsletter - February 2013
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Overview
06/02/2013
The time is ripe! We are pleased to invite you to the first thematic Conference on Solar District Heating, taking place on 9-10 April 2013 in Malmö, Sweden. Beside this important event, we would like to inform you with this newsletter about many new initiatives on Solar District Heating and new plants coming up in Europe and worldwide. We hope to awake your interest in our activities. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us for any further information. See you in Malmö!

Your SDH-Project Team
February 2013



06/02/2013
Online registration is now open for the conference ‘Solar District Heating - Technical Solutions, Urban Planning and Business Models’ that will take place in Malmö, Sweden on 9-10 April 2013.
06/02/2013
In 1997 Eibiswald District Heating installed its first solar district heating plant of 1 250 m² collector area. As the district heating network of the village in South Western Styria, Austria, doubled its size in recent years, the collector area was enlarged by another 1 200 m² by end of 2012.
06/02/2013
EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme) under the Danish Energy Agency has approved a project that will help establish aluminium as a material of choice for thermal solar installations, including large area collectors for district heating.
06/02/2013
On November 15th 2012, Akershus Energy AS launched a 12 810 m² solar thermal plant integrated to a district heating net in the town of Lillestrøm, Norway.
06/02/2013
Large solar thermal plants will receive an incentive of 55 €/m² per year, over a period of 5 years. It could be a good opportunity for solar district heating also.
06/02/2013
The building phase of the solar districtheating of Juvignac in southern France will start in a few weeks. Cofely Services, subsidiary of GDF SUEZ in charge of the project selected SAED (Sophia Antipolis Energie Développement) to provide the solar thermal collectors.
06/02/2013
In Germany big solar thermal plants with at least 40 m² feeding in a district heating network are now particularly promoted. The operators receive up to 40 % of the investment costs as subsidy to amortisation from the German government owned development bank KfW, while the subsidy for stand-alone operated collectors stays by 30 %.
06/02/2013
As of summer 2013, 39 300 m² solar collectors will cover more than 80% of the heat demand of a copper mine in the desert in northern Chile.
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