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Title: Solar-thermal central-receiver research study. Interim report

Abstract

A performance analysis and economic study has been completed of a cavity-type line central receiver and single-axis parabolic cylinder focusing heliostat array for generation of steam for electrical power. A solar thermal power plant was sized to produce 100 MWe at 2:00 p.m. of winter solstice. The system concept is presented. Using the cavity once-through receiver with boiler tubes having an absorptivity of 0.9 and an emissivity of 0.7, it was calculated that total busbar cost in 1976 dollars during the year 1991 the second year at operation, will be 30.27 mills per kilowatt hour. The estimated total capital investment for the 100-MWe plant for the first year of commercial operation is $1908 per kilowatt of capacity.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
FMC Corp., Santa Clara, CA (USA). Engineered Systems Div.
OSTI Identifier:
5248836
Report Number(s):
DOE/ET/20426-T6
ON: DE82005393
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76ET20426
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of document are illegible
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; TOWER FOCUS POWER PLANTS; DESIGN; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS; PARABOLIC TROUGH REFLECTORS; PERFORMANCE; ABSORPTIVITY; CAVITY RECEIVERS; COMPUTER CODES; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; COST; EMISSIVITY; EXPERIMENT PLANNING; HELIOSTATS; INVESTMENT; OPTIMIZATION; POWER RANGE 10-100 MW; SIZING; THERMAL ANALYSIS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; ECONOMICS; EQUIPMENT; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; PARABOLIC REFLECTORS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; PLANNING; POWER PLANTS; SOLAR CONCENTRATORS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR POWER PLANTS; SOLAR RECEIVERS; SOLAR REFLECTORS; SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANTS; SURFACE PROPERTIES; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; 140702* - Solar Thermal Power Systems- Central Receiver

Citation Formats

. Solar-thermal central-receiver research study. Interim report. United States: N. p., 1977. Web. doi:10.2172/5248836.
. Solar-thermal central-receiver research study. Interim report. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5248836
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title = {Solar-thermal central-receiver research study. Interim report},
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abstractNote = {A performance analysis and economic study has been completed of a cavity-type line central receiver and single-axis parabolic cylinder focusing heliostat array for generation of steam for electrical power. A solar thermal power plant was sized to produce 100 MWe at 2:00 p.m. of winter solstice. The system concept is presented. Using the cavity once-through receiver with boiler tubes having an absorptivity of 0.9 and an emissivity of 0.7, it was calculated that total busbar cost in 1976 dollars during the year 1991 the second year at operation, will be 30.27 mills per kilowatt hour. The estimated total capital investment for the 100-MWe plant for the first year of commercial operation is $1908 per kilowatt of capacity.},
doi = {10.2172/5248836},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5248836}, journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {2}
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