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Title: Dish systems for CSP

Abstract

Parabolic dish technology, for concentrating solar power (CSP) applications, has been continuously modified and improved since the pioneering work in the 1970s. Best practice dishes now have features such as lightweight structure, balanced design, high-quality, low-cost mirror panels, and can be deployed rapidly with little in-field labour. This review focuses on the evolution of dish design, by examining features such as mode of tracking, structure and mirror design, for a wide selection of CSP dish examples. Finally, the review includes a brief summary of power generation options – both on-dish and central plant – as well as a discussion about options for storage and hybridisation.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Australian National Univ., Canberra, ACT (Australia)
  2. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Renewable Power Office. Solar Energy Technologies Office; USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1356835
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1550567
Report Number(s):
SAND2017-3433J
Journal ID: ISSN 0038-092X; 652174
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Solar Energy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 152; Journal ID: ISSN 0038-092X
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

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Coventry, Joe, and Andraka, Charles. Dish systems for CSP. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2017.02.056.
Coventry, Joe, & Andraka, Charles. Dish systems for CSP. United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.02.056
Coventry, Joe, and Andraka, Charles. 2017. "Dish systems for CSP". United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.02.056. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1356835.
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title = {Dish systems for CSP},
author = {Coventry, Joe and Andraka, Charles},
abstractNote = {Parabolic dish technology, for concentrating solar power (CSP) applications, has been continuously modified and improved since the pioneering work in the 1970s. Best practice dishes now have features such as lightweight structure, balanced design, high-quality, low-cost mirror panels, and can be deployed rapidly with little in-field labour. This review focuses on the evolution of dish design, by examining features such as mode of tracking, structure and mirror design, for a wide selection of CSP dish examples. Finally, the review includes a brief summary of power generation options – both on-dish and central plant – as well as a discussion about options for storage and hybridisation.},
doi = {10.1016/j.solener.2017.02.056},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1356835}, journal = {Solar Energy},
issn = {0038-092X},
number = ,
volume = 152,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}
}

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