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Title: Concentrated solar power generation using solar receivers

Abstract

Inventive concentrated solar power systems using solar receivers, and related devices and methods, are generally described. Low pressure solar receivers are provided that function to convert solar radiation energy to thermal energy of a working fluid, e.g., a working fluid of a power generation or thermal storage system. In some embodiments, low pressure solar receivers are provided herein that are useful in conjunction with gas turbine based power generation systems.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Wilson Solarpower Corporation, Great Falls, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1374559
Patent Number(s):
9,726,155
Application Number:
13/823,013
Assignee:
Wilson Solarpower Corporation DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0003587
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Sep 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Anderson, Bruce N., Treece, William Dean, Brown, Dan, Bennhold, Florian, and Hilgert, Christoph. Concentrated solar power generation using solar receivers. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Anderson, Bruce N., Treece, William Dean, Brown, Dan, Bennhold, Florian, & Hilgert, Christoph. Concentrated solar power generation using solar receivers. United States.
Anderson, Bruce N., Treece, William Dean, Brown, Dan, Bennhold, Florian, and Hilgert, Christoph. Tue . "Concentrated solar power generation using solar receivers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1374559.
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