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Title: Cavity receivers for parabolic solar troughs

Abstract

A tubular heat-absorbing element partly enclosed in an insulating layer or jacket, has absorbing surface that is accessible to solar radiation. The thermal insulation is designed to provide entry to solar radiation by way of a cavity. The absorbing surface can be substantially planar.

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Research Org.:
Norwich Technologies, Inc., White River Junction, VT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1532156
Patent Number(s):
9297554
Application Number:
13/736,043
Assignee:
Norwich Technologies, Inc. (White River Junction, VT)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24S - SOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005803
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013-01-07
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Stettenheim, Joel, McBride, Troy O., and Brambles, Oliver J.. Cavity receivers for parabolic solar troughs. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Stettenheim, Joel, McBride, Troy O., & Brambles, Oliver J.. Cavity receivers for parabolic solar troughs. United States.
Stettenheim, Joel, McBride, Troy O., and Brambles, Oliver J.. Tue . "Cavity receivers for parabolic solar troughs". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1532156.
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title = {Cavity receivers for parabolic solar troughs},
author = {Stettenheim, Joel and McBride, Troy O. and Brambles, Oliver J.},
abstractNote = {A tubular heat-absorbing element partly enclosed in an insulating layer or jacket, has absorbing surface that is accessible to solar radiation. The thermal insulation is designed to provide entry to solar radiation by way of a cavity. The absorbing surface can be substantially planar.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {3}
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