Solar Thermal Electric Program Overview

    Research output: NRELFact Sheet


    The future holds huge commercial potential--both here and abroad--for the production of electricity from solar thermal electric power. This document describes the three principal types of solar energy collectors and lists some of the many DOE joint ventures with industry that will help the technology become available for near-term markets, advance it toward its technical potential, and foster itsacceptance and utilizaiton by the U.S. power industry.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages4
    StatePublished - 1997

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-22586

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-10097-391


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