Australian scientists just set a new solar power efficiency record

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js

<ins class="adsbygoogle"

style=”display:inline-block;width:250px;height:250px”

data-ad-client=”ca-pub-7815236958543991″

data-ad-slot=”8717335615″>

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Scientists at the Australian National University have set a world record for efficiency for a solar thermal dish generating steam for power stations.

The team halved energy losses and achieved a 97 percent conversion of sunlight into steam through a new receiver for a solar concentrator dish. This beats commercial systems by about seven percentage points.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s