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Savosolar finalises deal to bring solar thermal heating to German town

Solar thermal collectors. Source: Savosolar (Twitter)

September 13 (Renewables Now) - Finland’s Savosolar Oyj is to deliver a solar thermal heating system to the town of Ettenheim, Germany, after entering into a final agreement with district heating operator Fernwaerme Ettenheim GmbH.

The Finnish company will supply an approximately 1,700-square-metre (18,298 sq ft) solar collector field with 1.2 MW of solar thermal capacity and 200 cubic metres (7,063 cu ft) of heat storage to the city located southwest of Stuttgart.

The contract for the turn-key delivery, which Savosolar won in a tender, will bring more than EUR 800,000 (USD 888,055) to the company.

Savosolar expects to commission the solar thermal system in the fourth quarter of 2019, while the final performance test and the hand-over are slated for early 2020.

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.11)

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