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SOLAR ENERGY

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Definition:
Solar radiation exploited for hot water production and electricity generation by:

- flat plate collectors, mainly of the thermosyphon type, for domestic hot water or for the seasonal heating of swimming pools;

- photovoltaic cells;

- solar thermal-electric plants.

Source Publication:
Energy Statistics of OECD Countries: 1999-2000, 2002 Edition, International Energy Agency, Paris, Part 2 – Notes on Energy Sources.

Statistical Theme: Energy statistics

Created on Wednesday, July 31, 2002