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On overview of SERI Solar Thermal Research Facilities

Frank Kreith

On overview of SERI Solar Thermal Research Facilities

by Frank Kreith

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Published by Dept. of Energy, [Solar Energy Research Institute, Solar Energy Information Data Bank] in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar power plants.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Kreith.
    SeriesSERI/SP ; 631-760, SERI/SP -- 631-760.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy., Solar Energy Information Data Bank (U.S.).
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15243683M

    In solar thermal technology, solar energy is harnessed into thermal energy for domestic and/or commercial applications such as drying, heating, cooling, cooking, etc. [28,29]. List of tables List of figures Figure renewable power generation cost indicators and boundaries 2 Figure Global CSP resource map 7 Figure annual capacity factor for a MW parabolic trough plant as a function of solar field size and size of thermal energy storage 8 Figure total installed cost for parabolic trough plant commissioned or under construction in .

    Economic Analysis of Solar Thermal Energy Systems. This book reviews the spectrum of economic methods that have been developed from the mids to the mids to analyze the feasibility of solar systems and shows how the use of these techniques has influenced federally sponsored research, development, and demonstration programs. The idea of solar thermal power plant presents an attractive way of collecting solar energy on a large scale to meet the energy demand for a variety of large scale applications, such as electric power generation and industrial process heat.

    CONCENTRATING SOLAR THERMAL POWER TECHNOLOGY CLOSE UP Manuel J. Blanco, Ph.D. Director, Solar Thermal Energy Department National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain (CENER) 2 1. Solar radiation as an energy source Overview of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) technologies. 36 3. Overview of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) technologies File Size: 5MB. Operated by Sandia National Laboratories for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF) is the only test facility of this type in the United States. The NSTTF’s primary goal is to provide experimental engineering data for the design, construction, and operation of unique components and systems in proposed solar thermal electrical plants Location: Albuquerque, NM.


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