A CONSORTIUM of key European Union players in the solar energy market has launched an ambitious scheme to install 15 million square meters of solar collectors in Europe by 2004, a project for which it hopes to get support from the European Commission.

Soltherm Europe includes the European Active Solar Thermal Industry Group, (Astig), the Climate Alliance, AEE and ESV, (of Austria), 3E, (of Belgium), and BRE, (Britain), DTI, (Denmark), Ademe and RAEE, (France), DFS and Berliner Energieagentur, (Germany), CRES, (Greece), Ambiente Italia, ...

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