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Solar Thermal Energy (2007)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on June 20, 2015

This document was prepared in 2007 by the University of Gavle. The document gives a detailed introduction to solar thermal power, as well as descriptions of various energy applications and active and passive solar heating systems.

The report breaks down in detail the different types of solar thermal systems and collectors. Charts, graphs and photos show the various examples listed.

The report shows how that due to climate change, coupled with rising oil prices, more research needs to be done especially in these areas; material durability, thermal analysis of solar water heating technologies and advancement of low cost solar heaters and collectors.

Authors – Ravi Kiran Musunuri, David Sanchez, Ramon Rodriguez

Date – 2007

Pages – 41

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