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The Present and Future Use of Solar Thermal Energy as a Primary Source of Energy (2005)

Submitted by Stuart Jackson on June 5, 2009

This document from the International Energy Agency (2005) covers all aspects of solar thermal energy Different solar thermal technologies covered includes passive solar architecture; solar cooling; district heating; concentrating solar troughs, towers, and dishes; the solar thermal market.

It discusses the current market and policies, as well as worldwide potential of solar thermal energy for the future.

The paper was written by Cédric Philibert.

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