This report was created by the staff of the Advanced Power Supply Team in US Department of Energy (DOE). It reports on the solar thermal collector manufacturing industry in 2009, illustrated with charts and tables. This report corresponds with the Renewable Energy Annual report of the (DOE).
The report states that the total number of shipments of solar thermal collectors was down in 2009 from 2008, even though the number of firms and people employed in solar thermal collector manufacturing rose. Total revenue of solar thermal collector shipments rose in 2009 from 2008 levels by nearly 19%.
Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration
Date of Publication: December 2010