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Advanced, Low-Cost Solar Water Heating Research Project

The U.S. Department of Energy is currently conducting research into advanced low-cost solar water heating. This project will employ innovative techniques to adapt water heating technology to meet U.S. market requirements, including specifications, cost, and performance targets.

Project Description

This project seeks to identify and resolve technical, performance, and cost barriers to the development of easy-to-install and reliable solar water heating systems for all major U.S. climate regions. The project will also evaluate opportunities for breakthrough system innovations and innovations in advanced system performance ratings.

Project Partners

Research is being undertaken through a partnership between the Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Project Goals

The primary research objective of this project is to enable the development of innovative water heating systems that can achieve near- and long-term success in the marketplace.

Benefits and Impacts

This project would enable the development of innovative water heating systems that can achieve near- and long-term success in the marketplace.

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Contact Information

Bahman Habibzadeh
bahman.habibzadeh@ee.doe.gov