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Title: Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

Abstract

From towers to dishes to linear mirrors to troughs, concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies reflect and collect solar heat to generate electricity. A single CSP plant can generate enough power for about 90,000 homes. This video explains what CSP is, how it works, and how systems like parabolic troughs produce renewable power. For more information on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's CSP research, see the Solar Energy Technology Program's Concentrating Solar Power Web page at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/csp_program.html.

Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1045366
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; CSP; CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER; SOLAR; SOLAR POWER; EERE; RENEWABLE ENERGY; ENERGY 101; NEVADA TEST SITE; DOE; STEVEN CHU; SECRETARY CHU; DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY; CATHY ZOI; EDUCATIONAL; ENERGY BASICS; ENERGY

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None. Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
None. Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power. United States.
None. Thu . "Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1045366.
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title = {Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {From towers to dishes to linear mirrors to troughs, concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies reflect and collect solar heat to generate electricity. A single CSP plant can generate enough power for about 90,000 homes. This video explains what CSP is, how it works, and how systems like parabolic troughs produce renewable power. For more information on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's CSP research, see the Solar Energy Technology Program's Concentrating Solar Power Web page at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/csp_program.html.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {7}
}

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