International Journal of Photoenergy / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Solar Thermal System Evaluation in China

Table 1

Requirement for the solar energy fraction in different solar energy resource regions.

Solar energy
resource region
Solar water
heating system
Solar space
heating system
Solar air-conditioning system

Extremely rich
Abundant
Richer
Normal

Note: the solar energy resource region in Tables 1, 5, 6, and 7 is divided by the annual solar hours and annual solar irradiation on the horizontals, detailed in the appendix of the Chinese national standard for solar heating system (GB 50495-2009).