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Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) authorized the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) to build the Research and Demonstration Center for Integrated Utilization of Solar Energy in Hefei, Anhui province on August 29, 2009.

USTC to Build Solar Energy Research Center

China | Posted on August 31st, 2009

This center is one of the five solar energy research centers that CAS initiated to build in early 2009. CAS launched the initiative to boost the development of solar energy technology, in a bid to turn it into a major energy source in China by 2050.

The five centers focus on photovoltaic (PV), solar electrical energy generation, integrated utilization of light and heat, photobiology, and photochemistry respectively.

The Research and Demonstration Center for Integrated Utilization of Solar Energy will focus on developing technologies relating to light and heat and lead basic studies, application studies and market research in this field.

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About Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Mission: To conduct research in basic and technological sciences; to undertake nationwide integrated surveys on natural resources and ecological environment; to provide the country with scientific data and advice for governmental decision-making, and to undertake government-assigned projects with regard to key S&T problems in the process of social and economic development; to initiate personnel training; and to promote China's high-tech enterprises by its active involvement in these areas.

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Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
CAS Institute of Policy & Management,
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