This document was released by Clixoo Renewable Energy Research in 2009. It starts with a background on solar thermal and the different applications of solar thermal energy. It also explains a solar thermal value chain, which breaks down the process of producing solar thermal systems, and the companies involved in the process. You can see a table of all system components and the materials it takes to make them. There is a comprehensive list of solar thermal plants, and it is broken down to which country they are working out of and the technology they are utilizing, and a separate list of companies making concentrating solar power components.
Author : Clixoo Renewable Energy Research
Date of publication : 2009
Pages : 10
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