Sun-power technology centre underway

April 2005
Ecos;Apr/May2005, Issue 124, p27
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The article reports on the high concentration tower solar array planned for the National Solar Energy Technology Centre (NSETC). Construction of CSIRO's $1.5 million NSETC is underway at its Newcastle Energy facility In New South Wales, where the latest solar thermal technologies will be showcased and involved in CSIRO's ongoing collaborative research into efficient, low emission energy generation. The NSETC will be the only multi-collector facility of its type in Australia and home to the largest high concentration solar array in the Southern Hemisphere. At peak operation it will generate enough electricity to power more than 100 homes.


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