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Title: Combined photovoltaic and thermal hybrid collector systems

Abstract

Solar energy collectors that produce both electric and thermal energy are an attractive alternative to individual thermal and photovoltaic collectors for certain applications and climates. Economic results from a system analysis indicate that hybrid collector systems are attractive in small buildings that have substantial heating loads. Passively cooled photovoltaic panels are best suited for structures located in regions where year-round air conditioning and small, low-grade, thermal energy demands predominate. Hybrid collectors are to be tested according to ASHRAE standards and a full-system experiment incorporating a photovoltaic array installed at the Solar Energy Research Facility of the University of Texas will be conducted by Lincoln Laboratory.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Lexington (USA). Lincoln Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
6352146
Report Number(s):
COO-4577-3; CONF-780619-24
DOE Contract Number:  
EG-77-S-02-4577
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: IEEE photovoltaic specialists conference, Washington, DC, USA, 5 Jun 1978
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; COMBINED COLLECTORS; ECONOMICS; PERFORMANCE; BUILDINGS; EFFICIENCY; HEAT PUMPS; HEATING LOAD; HYBRID SYSTEMS; PERFORMANCE TESTING; SOLAR CELLS; SOLAR COLLECTORS; SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; SYSTEMS ANALYSIS; TROMBE WALLS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; HEATING SYSTEMS; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; SOLAR AIR HEATERS; TESTING; WALLS; 140501* - Solar Energy Conversion- Photovoltaic Conversion; 141000 - Solar Collectors & Concentrators

Citation Formats

Kern, Jr., E. C., and Russell, M. C. Combined photovoltaic and thermal hybrid collector systems. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Kern, Jr., E. C., & Russell, M. C. Combined photovoltaic and thermal hybrid collector systems. United States.
Kern, Jr., E. C., and Russell, M. C. 1978. "Combined photovoltaic and thermal hybrid collector systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6352146.
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abstractNote = {Solar energy collectors that produce both electric and thermal energy are an attractive alternative to individual thermal and photovoltaic collectors for certain applications and climates. Economic results from a system analysis indicate that hybrid collector systems are attractive in small buildings that have substantial heating loads. Passively cooled photovoltaic panels are best suited for structures located in regions where year-round air conditioning and small, low-grade, thermal energy demands predominate. Hybrid collectors are to be tested according to ASHRAE standards and a full-system experiment incorporating a photovoltaic array installed at the Solar Energy Research Facility of the University of Texas will be conducted by Lincoln Laboratory.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
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