Solar thermal panels

What is Solar thermal panels?

Solar thermal panels meaning A system that actively concentrates thermal energy from the sun by means of solar collector panels. The panels typically consist of fat, sun-oriented boxes with transparent covers, containing water tubes of air baffles under a blackened heat absorbent panel. The energy is usually used for space heating, for water heating, and for heating swimming pools.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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