The National Solar Energy Centre
The National Solar Energy Centre is a focal point for solar research in Australia, bringing together state-of-the-test facilities for solar thermal, solar photovoltaic and solar cooling research and product development.
11 April 2006 | Updated 24 May 2012
The National Solar Energy Centre (NSEC), located at the CSIRO Energy Centre in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, is Australia’s premier research centre for solar energy innovations.
The NSEC is a multipurpose research and demonstration facility, specialising in advances in new solar technologies in collaboration with other national and international research institutes.
With specialised facilities for testing and developing solar thermal energy, solar photovoltaics and solar cooling systems, the Centre is a research hub designed for collaboration with government, industry and research institutions.