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Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology

Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology
  • Author : Manuel Blanco
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 10 November 2016
  • ISBN : 0081005172
  • Pages : 494 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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 Technology provides detailed information on the latest advances in CST systems research and technology. It promotes a deep understanding of the challenges the different CST technologies are confronted with, of the research that is taking place worldwide to address those challenges, and of the impact that the innovation that this research is fostering could have on the emergence of new CST components and concepts. It is anticipated that these developments will substantially increase the cost-competiveness of commercial CST solutions and reshape the technological landscape of both CST technologies and the CST industry. After an introductory chapter, the next three parts of the book focus on key CST plant components, from mirrors and receivers to thermal storage. The final two parts of the book address operation and control and innovative CST system concepts. Contains authoritative reviews of CST research taking place around the world Discusses the impact this research is fostering on the emergence of new CST components and concepts that will substantially increase the cost-competitiveness of CST power Covers both major CST plant components and system-wide issues


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


Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling

Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling
  • Author : Ruzhu Wang,Tianshu Ge
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 25 May 2016
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Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling presents new information on the growing concerns about climate change, the security of energy supplies, and the ongoing interest in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. The amount of energy used for heating and cooling is very significant, estimated, for example, as half of final energy consumption in Europe. Solar thermal installations have the potential to meet a large proportion of the heating and cooling needs of both buildings and industry and the


Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies

Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies
  • Author : Laltu Chandra,Ambesh Dixit
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKConcentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies

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


Concentrating Solar Power Technology

Concentrating Solar Power Technology
  • Author : Keith Lovegrove,Wes Stein
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 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


Design of Solar Thermal Power Plants

Design of Solar Thermal Power Plants
  • Author : Zhifeng Wang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKDesign of Solar Thermal Power Plants

Design of Solar Thermal Power Plants introduces the basic design methods of solar thermal power plants for technicians engaged in solar thermal power generation engineering. This book includes the author’s theoretical investigation and study findings in solar heat concentrators, a performance evaluation of solar thermal collectors, a numerical simulation of the heat transfer process between complex geometrics, heat transfer through radiation, and more. Containing theoretical descriptions of solar concentrators and receivers, practical engineering examples, and detailed descriptions of site


Advances in Solar Energy Research

Advances in Solar Energy Research
  • Author : Himanshu Tyagi,Avinash Kumar Agarwal,Prodyut R. Chakraborty,Satvasheel Powar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 November 2018
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This book covers major technological advancements in, and evolving applications of, thermal and photovoltaic solar energy systems. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including the fabrication, compaction and optimization of energy grids, solar cells and panels. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for all researchers working in this field.


Concentrating Solar Power Technology

Concentrating Solar Power Technology
  • Author : K Lovegrove,W Stein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 2012
GET THIS BOOKConcentrating Solar Power Technology

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


Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems
  • Author : Luisa F. Cabeza
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 October 2020
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Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems, 2nd edition, presents a fully updated comprehensive analysis of thermal energy storage systems (TES) including all major advances and developments since the first edition published. This very successful publication provides readers with all the information related to TES in one resource, along with a variety of applications across the energy/power and construction sectors, as well as, new to this edition, the transport industry. After an introduction to TES systems, editor Dr. Prof. Luisa



Advances in Renewable Energies and Power Technologies

Advances in Renewable Energies and Power Technologies
  • Author : Imene Yahyaoui
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 February 2018
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Renewable Energies and Power Technologies

Advances in Renewable Energies and Power Technologies: Volume 1: Solar and Wind Energies examines both the theoretical and practical elements of renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaics, solar, photothermal and wind energies. Yahyaoui and a team of expert contributors present the most up-to-date information and analysis on renewable energy generation technologies in this comprehensive resource. Covers the principles and methods of each technology, an analysis of their implementation, management and optimization, and related economic advantages and limitations. Features recent case studies


Advances in Solar Energy

Advances in Solar Energy
  • Author : D. Yogi Goswami
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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'Essential for any serious technical library'PROFESSOR MARTIN GREEN, UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTHWALES, AUSTRALIA'Valuable, detailed information that helps me plan for the future'DON OSBORN, FORMERLY OF SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICTThe Advances in Solar Energy series offers state-of-the-art information on all primary renewable energy technologies, including solar, wind and biomass, bringing together invited contributions from the foremost international experts in renewable energy. Spanning a broad range of technical subjects, this volume and series is a 'must-have' reference on global developments in the


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
GET THIS BOOKConcentrating Solar Power in Developing Countries

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


Advances in Energy and Environment Research

Advances in Energy and Environment Research
  • Author : Bachir Achour,Qiyan Wu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 January 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Energy and Environment Research

The 2016 International Conference on Advances in Energy and Environment Research (ICAEER 2016) took place on August 12-14, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. ICAEER 2016 has been a meeting place for innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of energy and environment research. The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in energy and environment research and further to promote scientific information exchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working all around the world. The conference will be


Principles of Solar Engineering, Second Edition

Principles of Solar Engineering, Second Edition
  • Author : D. Yogi Goswami,Frank Kreith,Jan F. Kreider
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 January 2000
GET THIS BOOKPrinciples of Solar Engineering, Second Edition

This second edition of Principles of Solar Engineering covers the latest developments in a broad range of topics of interest to students and professionals interested in solar energy applications. With the scientific fundamentals included, the book covers important areas such as heating and cooling, passive solar applications, detoxification and biomass energy conversion. This comprehensive textbook provides examples of methods of solar engineering from around the world and includes examples, solutions and data applicable to international solar energy issues. A solutions


Advances in Solar Power Generation and Energy Harvesting

Advances in Solar Power Generation and Energy Harvesting
  • Author : Vinod Kumar Jain,Vikram Kumar,Abhishek Verma
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 23 March 2020
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This book contains selected and peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Conference on Efficient Solar Power Generation and Energy Harvesting (ESPGEH 2019). The primary focus of the book is on latest advances and scientific developments in the field of solar energy. The book covers various topics such as solar photovoltaics, solar energy harvesting, smart materials for energy applications, hybrid renewable energy plant, and on-grid and off-grid power plant. The book also discusses current techniques to produce energy-efficient solar cells, emerging materials