focusing on solar thermal technology

Welcome to solrico

solrico is an agency for solar market research and international communication – focusing on the solar heating and cooling sector. Our vision is that solar heating and cooling will become a mature, recognized technology all around the world playing an important role in climate protection and emission reduction. We are convinced that the provision of accurate, timely and independent market and technology analysis is an important contribution to realize such targets.

You are looking for

  • Up-to-date solar thermal news and first-hand market data for sector professionals
    Worldwide overview of the collector manufacturing industry from low to high temperature applications
  • Tailor-made analysis of current technological or market trends
    Sales analyses: attractive market segments compared between different countries
  • A chair for a conference or conference session focusing on solar heating and cooling markets or technologies
  • A distribution partner for a public proposal on the national or international level

Come and talk to us!

Numerous well-known international organisations, manufacturers and associations have already benefited from the expertise of solrico – see references.

Solar heat cost analysis together with IRENA

Solrico has put together cost-performance data of more than 900 commerical and industrial solar heat projects commissioned between 2020 and 2020. Based on this unique database Michael Taylor, Senior Analyst at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), analysed cost trends over time and comparison of cost levels in different countries, regions and applications. Read more



Seventh SHIP supplier survey concluded

The global solar industrial heat market saw encouraging trends in 2021. The first large systems with heat purchase agreements started operation in France and Mexico. Multinational corporations turned increasingly to a zero-carbon heat supply from the sun. These are some of the findings from the seventh solrico survey among the about 80 companies listed on the SHIP Supplier World Map. Read more

PVT-collectors: allrounders for buildings provide heat and electricity

PVT collector sales are growing rapidly in Europe and Asia as they generate heat and electricity from the same roof space. offers now a dedicated subpage gathering news articles on PVT technology, market and industry development. read more