The solar tower and heliostat field at CSIRO's National Energy Centre in Newcastle, New South Wales.
Potential of concentrating solar power in Australia
Concentrated solar power (CSP) harnesses the sun’s thermal energy to produce electricity. This report, commissioned for the Garnaut Climate Change Review 2011 Update, provides a technical analysis of the potential for CSP to provide low cost, renewable electricity in Australia and outlines the advantages and opportunities for advancing this form of solar technology. (32 pages)