Solar panels heat up in Afghanistan
Dec 04 , 2012 - Kizzi Nkwocha - pv-tech.org
German collector manufacturer REM GmbH has just delivered the first solar thermal system to a block of flats in Kabul. Afghanistan.
Sunnyside hears that the delivery is the first of a series of 21 installations which will be set up in and around the capital. The private customer is using solar thermal technology to ensure a primary heat supply for his buildings.
The project is believed to have been carried out
without support by governmental agencies or the help
"There are no actual heating systems in Afghanistan.
Because the electricity goes out repeatedly, it is
very difficult to maintain a reliable heating supply
in buildings," says Assghar Mahmoudi from Solar