Solar thermochemistry
Solar thermochemistry

Solar thermochemistry

A solar thermochemistry program is being developed under the lead of Assoc Prof Wojciech Lipiński in collaboration with Prof Alan Weimer's Group at the University of Colorado Boulder. It aims at development of processes, materials and reactors.

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Australian Solar Thermal Initiative
Australian Solar Thermal Initiative

Australian Solar Thermal Initiative

ANU and Flinders University are leading the research of the Australian Solar Thermal Initiative (ASTRI) to reduce capital cost of solar fields.

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Novel high-temperature receivers
Novel high-temperature receivers

Novel high-temperature receivers

Novel cavity receiver designs are developed for improved solar-to-thermal energy conversion efficiency in a project sponsored by the Australian Solar Institute / Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

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Solar heating and cooling
Solar heating and cooling

Solar heating and cooling

Low- and mid-temperature solar thermal technologies for commercial and residential applications developed in the ANU Solar Thermal Group include air heaters, ground-coupled heat pumps, ejectors and phase-change energy storage systems.

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Solar Thermal Group

The ANU Solar Thermal Group (STG) conducts research and education in the broad area of solar thermal energy conversion and related basic and applied disciplines. The main applied research themes are concentrating solar technologies for power generation and production of fuels and commodity materials, solar heating and cooling, and system integration. The basic research spans across optics, photonics, radiative transfer, thermal sciences, chemistry, and materials science.

Seminars

4
Jun
2015

Dr Reza Azizian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Effects of Porous Superhydrophilic Surfaces on flow boiling critical heat flux

26
May
2015

Dr Clifford Ho, Sandia National Laboratories
Falling Particle Receiver research at Sandia

24
Nov
2014

Prof Alan Weimer, University of Colorado Boulder
Lab curiosity to commercial process—What it takes

Updated:  9 June 2015/ Responsible Officer:  STG Leader/ Page Contact:  STG Webmaster