Solar Water Heaters: The Next Generation (Fact sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


The U.S. Department of Energy is pursuing an aggressive goal to cut the cost of solar water-heating systems in half. Replacing metal and glass components with less expensive plastic ones is a key strategy for that goal. This fact sheet describes new technologies for solar water heaters.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2001

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-550-29914

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102001-1289


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