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Prepared by – OPET-TERI Tata Energy Research Institute & HECOPET CRES – Centre for Renewable Energy Sources, Department for the Promotion
of Energy Technologies and International Cooperation, Greece

List of contents

CHAPTER 1 THE INDIAN SCENARIO 1
1.1 Introduction 1
1.1.1 Solar Collectors
1.1.1.1Flat Plate Collector 1
1.1.1.2Evacuated Tube Collector 2
1.2 Market 2
1.3 Policy And Promotional Measures 3
1.3.1 Subsidies 4
1.3.2 Fiscal Incentives 5
1.4 Solar Thermal Technologies In The Context Of
Clean Development Mechanism 5
1.4.1 Additionality 6
1.4.2 Baseline 6
1.4.3 Cost 6
1.4.4 Monitoring And Verification 7
CHAPTER 2 THE GREEK SCENARIO 8
2.1 The Greek Solar-Thermal Market 8
2.1.1 Technical Standards 8
2.1.2 Typical Solar Domestic Hot Water System 8
2.2. Policies For The Promotion Of Solar Thermal Technologies 8
2.2.1 Market Incentives 8
2.2.2 Promotional Actions And Programs 9
2.2.3 Fiscal Measures 9
2.2.4 Subsidies 10
2.2.5 Third-Party Financing Concept 11
CHAPTER 3 THE EUROPEAN SCENARIO 13
3.1 Introduction 13
3.2 The European Solar-Thermal Market 13
3.2.1 Technical Status And Applications 13
3.2.2 Current Market Situation And Future Prospects 14
3.2.4 Installation Costs 15
3.2.4 Market Development 15
3.3 European Policies For The Promotion Of Solar Thermal
Technologies 16
3.3.1 Experiences Of The Member States Regarding
Policy Measures And Strategies For The Promotion
Of Solar Thermal Technologies 16
3.3.2 Community Programs 18
3.3.3 Market Barriers And Success Factors 18
3.3.4 Competitiveness Of Eu-Manufacturers 19
3.3.5 The Campaign For Take-Off 20
References 21

(Not able to figure out the year in which the white paper was pbulished, it is a very useful document all the same)

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