Concentrating Solar Power Technology

This second edition of Concentrating Solar Power Technology edited by Keith Lovegrove and Wes Stein presents a fully updated comprehensive review of the latest technologies and knowledge, from the fundamental science to systems design, development, and applications. Part one introduces the fundamental principles of CSP systems, including site selection and feasibility analysis, alongside socio-economic and environmental assessments. Part two focuses on technologies including linear Fresnel reflector technology, parabolic-trough, central tower, and parabolic dish CSP systems, and concentrating photovoltaic systems. Thermal energy storage, hybridization with fossil fuel power plants, and the long-term market potential of CSP technology are also explored. Part three goes on to discuss optimization, improvements, and applications, such as absorber materials for solar thermal receivers, design optimization through integrated techno-economic modelling, and heliostat size optimization. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Concentrating Solar Power Technology, 2nd Edition is an essential guide for all those involved or interested in the design, production, development, optimization, and application of CSP technology, including renewable energy engineers and consultants, environmental governmental departments, solar thermal equipment manufacturers, researchers, and academics. Provides a comprehensive review of concentrating solar power (CSP) technology, from the fundamental science to systems design, development and applications Reviews fundamental principles of CSP systems, including site selection and feasibility analysis and socio-economic and environmental assessments Includes an overview of the key technologies of parabolic-trough, central tower linear Fresnel reflector, and parabolic dish CSP systems, and concentrating photovoltaic systems

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  • Author : Keith Lovegrove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 832 pages
  • ISBN : 012822472X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Concentrating Solar Power Technology

Concentrating Solar Power Technology
  • Author : Keith Lovegrove,Wes Stein
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 26 November 2020
GET THIS BOOKConcentrating Solar Power Technology

This second edition of Concentrating Solar Power Technology edited by Keith Lovegrove and Wes Stein presents a fully updated comprehensive review of the latest technologies and knowledge, from the fundamental science to systems design, development, and applications. Part one introduces the fundamental principles of CSP systems, including site selection and feasibility analysis, alongside socio-economic and environmental assessments. Part two focuses on technologies including linear Fresnel reflector technology, parabolic-trough, central tower, and parabolic dish CSP systems, and concentrating photovoltaic systems. Thermal

Concentrating Solar Power Technology

Concentrating Solar Power Technology
  • Author : K Lovegrove,W Stein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 2012
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Concentrating solar power (CSP) technology is poised to take its place as one of the major contributors to the future clean energy mix. Using straightforward manufacturing processes, CSP technology capitalises on conventional power generation cycles, whilst cost effectively matching supply and demand though the integration of thermal energy storage. Concentrating solar power technology provides a comprehensive review of this exciting technology, from the fundamental science to systems design, development and applications. Part one introduces fundamental principles of concentrating solar power

Concentrating Solar Power Technology

Concentrating Solar Power Technology
  • Author : Keith Lovegrove,Wes Stein
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 December 2020
GET THIS BOOKConcentrating Solar Power Technology

This second edition of Concentrating Solar Power Technology edited by Keith Lovegrove and Wes Stein presents a fully updated comprehensive review of the latest technologies and knowledge, from the fundamental science to systems design, development, and applications. Part one introduces the fundamental principles of CSP systems, including site selection and feasibility analysis, alongside socio-economic and environmental assessments. Part two focuses on technologies including linear Fresnel reflector technology, parabolic-trough, central tower, and parabolic dish CSP systems, and concentrating photovoltaic systems. Thermal

Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology

Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology
  • Author : Manuel Blanco,Lourdes Ramirez Santigosa
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 10 November 2016
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After decades of research and development, concentrating solar thermal (CST) power plants (also known as concentrating solar power (CSP) and as Solar Thermal Electricity or STE systems) are now starting to be widely commercialized. Indeed, the IEA predicts that by 2050, with sufficient support over ten percent of global electricity could be produced by concentrating solar thermal power plants. However, CSP plants are just but one of the many possible applications of CST systems. Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and

Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies

Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies
  • Author : Laltu Chandra,Ambesh Dixit
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 October 2017
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The proceedings entitled “Concentrated Solar Thermal Technologies: Recent Trends and Applications” includes the peer-reviewed selected papers those are presented during NCSTET 2016. The sub-topics under concentrated solar thermal technologies and applications included in the book are Solar Field; Receiver and Heat Exchanger; Coating; Thermal Energy Storage; Cooling; Process Heat; and Smart Grid and Policy Research. The domains mentioned cover topics from resource-assessment, collection to conversion of solar energy for applications, like, heating, cooling and electricity. The proceedings also include invited lectures

The Performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Systems

The Performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Systems
  • Author : Peter Heller
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 May 2017
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The Performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Systems: Analysis, Measurement, and Assessment offers a unique overview of the information on the state-of-the-art of analysis, measurement, and assessment of the performance of concentrated solar power (CSP) components and systems in a comprehensive, compact, and complete manner. Following an introductory chapter to CSP systems and the fundamental principles of performance assessment, individual chapters explore the component performance of mirrors and receivers. Further expert-written chapters look at system performance assessment, durability testing, and

Handbook of Concentrator Photovoltaic Technology

Handbook of Concentrator Photovoltaic Technology
  • Author : Carlos Algora,Ignacio Rey-Stolle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 25 April 2016
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Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) is one of the most promising technologies to produce solar electricity at competitive prices. High performing CPV systems with efficiencies well over 30% and multi-megawatt CPV plants are now a reality. As a result of these achievements, the global CPV market is expected to grow dramatically over the next few years reaching cumulative installed capacity of 12.5 GW by 2020. In this context, both new and consolidated players are moving fast to gain a strategic advantage in this emerging market.

Concentrating Solar Power in Developing Countries

Concentrating Solar Power in Developing Countries
  • Author : Natalia Kulichenko,Jens Wirth
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 18 July 2012
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Concentrating solar thermal technologies have a clear potential for scaling up renewable energy at the utility level, thereby diversifying the generation portfolio mix, powering development, and mitigating climate change. The report analyzes current experience in designing and implementing regulatory frameworks supporting the technology

Energy Storage

Energy Storage
  • Author : Umakanta Sahoo
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 August 2021
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The world’s energy landscape is very complex. Fossil fuels, especially because of hydraulic fracturing, are still a mainstay of global energy production, but renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar, and others, are increasing in importance for global energy sustainability. Experts and non-experts agree that the next game-changer in this area will be energy storage. Energy storage is crucial for continuous operation of power plants and can supplement basic power generation sources over a stand-alone system. It can enhance

Concentrating Solar Power and Desalination Plants

Concentrating Solar Power and Desalination Plants
  • Author : Patricia Palenzuela,Diego-César Alarcón-Padilla,Guillermo Zaragoza
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 October 2015
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This book provides a detailed examination of how two key concerns in many communities across the globe- power and water- can be simultaneously addressed through the coupling of Concentrating Solar Power and Desalination (CSP+D) plants. It undertakes a technological and economic evaluation of the integration of Multi-effect Distillation Plants into CSP plants based on Parabolic Trough solar collectors (PT-CSP+MED), as compared to independent water and power production through Reverse Osmosis unit connection to a CSP plant (CSP+RO).

Principles of Solar Gas Turbines for Electricity Generation

Principles of Solar Gas Turbines for Electricity Generation
  • Author : Amos Madhlopa
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKPrinciples of Solar Gas Turbines for Electricity Generation

This is the first book dedicated to solar gas turbines, providing fundamental knowledge and state-of-the-art developments in the field. A gas turbine is a heat engine in which a mixture of fuel and air is burned in a chamber that is an integral part of the flow circuit of the working fluid. The burnt gas mixture expands and turns the turbine, which can be connected to a generator for electricity production. Solar gas turbines offer an important alternative to conventional

Concentrated Solar Power Technologies

Concentrated Solar Power Technologies
  • Author : Raafay Awan
  • Publisher : Raafay Awan
  • Release : 14 August 2021
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A comprehensive analysis of everything related to the four main concentrated solar power technologies; Parabolic Trough Linear Fresnel Solar Tower Dish Stirling Including their history, working, developments over the years, advantages and disadvantages, potential, environmental impacts, cost reduction potential and case studies to determine its viability.

Power for the World

Power for the World
  • Author : Wolfgang Palz
  • Publisher : Pan Stanford Publishing
  • Release : 30 October 2010
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The book comes in three parts: "The Rising Sun in a Developing World", "Solar Power for the World" and "PV Today and Forever". It provides a historical summary and gives a comprehensive overview of the present photovoltaic (PV) situation worldwide and future strategies for development and implementation. The author is a world leader in PV and all renewable energies.The book is illustrated with about 100 pictures.

The Economics and Policy of Concentrating Solar Power Generation

The Economics and Policy of Concentrating Solar Power Generation
  • Author : Pere Mir-Artigues,Pablo del Río,Natàlia Caldés
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 31 May 2019
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This book provides an up-to-date analysis of state-of-the-art concentrating solar power (CSP) generation. It focuses on the economic analysis of CSP generation technologies as well as the policies that have been and are being used around the globe to support it. The book describes the industrial sectors whose products make up the solar field, including the traditional manufacturers of turbines and generators.The authors provide the main theoretical tools needed to comprehend the costs of CSP technologies compared to other

Heat and Mass Transfer

Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 11 September 2019
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Heat and mass transfer is the core science for many industrial processes as well as technical and scientific devices. Automotive, aerospace, power generation (both by conventional and renewable energies), industrial equipment and rotating machinery, materials and chemical processing, and many other industries are requiring heat and mass transfer processes. Since the early studies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, there has been tremendous technical progress and scientific advances in the knowledge of heat and mass transfer, where modeling and simulation