TLF ID M016584
This program gives an update on research into solar thermal electricity. Liddell Power Station in the Hunter Valley, NSW is a hybrid power station using solar energy to pre-heat water and so reduce the use of coal and the production of carbon dioxide. Some scientists claim that harnessing the solar heat in an area 50km square would be enough to supply all the electricity required in Australia. Download the audio or view the transcript of this ABC radio interview.