March 2017

Solar Water Heating Cape Horn

Cape Horn – Solar Water Heating, Extreme Cold in the Southern Hemisphere

What is the furthest South that solar water heating panels have been installed? Who installed them? Does it surprise you that close to Tierra Del Fuego and Cape Horn on Lennox Island there are Solar Thermal Panels – the same panels that have been fitted in Germany, England, the United Kingdom, the USA and in the Sahara Desert? When, in 1833, Charles Darwin sailed in HMS Beagle he sailed around the southern tip of South America between Tierra de Fuego and an island called Lennox Island. [...]

CVC Instalaciones Solares

Chile Family Assets Protection Program – Solar Water Heating

We have been working with FAPP (Family Assets Protection Programme) for a number of years. Helping deliver Solar Water Heating Energy Savings Free across a number of Regions in Chile. With 10 Teams across 5 Regions actively working with communities to deliver the highest quality solutions from our European factories. Government led benefit program through a direct subsidy to the householder. There is no payback, householders just receive the benefit “For FREE”. The program is registered in 9 Regions, the intention [...]

Bungalow Geyser Solar Water Heating in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe – Pressure Geyser Solar Water Heating

In mid-September 2021, Zimbabwe’s power utility company imposed further load shedding schedules lasting up to 12 hours. The Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC), without revealing when the situation will be normalised, cited a combination of limited generation capacity and repairs to power infrastructure as the cause of the load shedding. Zimbabwe heavily relies on its only hydropower plant, the Kariba South Power Station, which is the biggest power generation plant in the country, with a total generation capacity of [...]