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The ANU 20kW PV/trough concentrator [later version]

Smeltink, J; Blakers, Andrew W; Hiron, S


A 20kW photovoltaic concentrator has been constructed at Rockingham near Perth in Western Australia. The array is a Trough concentrator with a total collection area of 150 m2. The system comprises foundations, a two axis tracking structure incorporating mirrors & supports and an aluminium passive heat sink receiver with solar cells mounted on the under surface. The primary goal for the construction of the array was to provide a focus for the development of a supplier base for the PV/Trough...[Show more]

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Date published: 1998
Type: Conference paper


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