Solar Thermal EnergyMain article: Solar thermal energy in Australia
Australia has developed world leading solar thermal technologies, but with only very low levels of actual use. Domestic solar water heating is the most common solar thermal technology.
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... Australia is well placed to harness solar thermal energy ... Solar thermal energy is used in three main ways solar hot water heating, production of steam for electricity generation and space heating through building design ...
... A thermal column (or thermal) is a column of rising air in the lower altitudes of the Earth's atmosphere ... Thermals are created by the uneven heating of the Earth's surface from solar radiation, and are an example of convection, specifically atmospheric convection ... Dark earth, urban areas and roadways are good sources of thermals ...
... The CSIRO conducts research into solar thermal energy ... The newly established UNSW Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis also conducts research into solar thermal energy and associated topics ... The ANU Solar Thermal Group at Australian National University in Canberra works on solar thermal energy, with emphasis on high-temperature concentrators ...
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