“100,000 new solar heaters in 2016”
With about 100,000 new solar heaters in 2016, a total of 2.2 million solar heating systems are now installed in Germany, the German Solar Industry Association (BSW) and the Association of Heating Industry (BDH) say in a joint press release. “The Energiewende in the boiler rooms continues – but the tempo could be improved,” said Carsten Körnig, managing director of BSW. Low oil and natural gas prices had “kept the pressure to modernise low,” the associations say.
Read the press release in German here.
For more information read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and Efficiency.