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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2014, 136(1): 014501.
Paper No: SOL-11-1287
Published Online: July 15, 2013
... subfunctions and to basic approaches for cost reduction found so far. Based on the main advantages and drawbacks of every concept, the most promising ones are indicated. heliostat cost reduction central receiver solar tower Heliostats are the most important cost element of power tower plants...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2012, 134(4): 041017.
Published Online: October 19, 2012
... of the development of a high-temperature solar gas turbine (HTSGT) system. This system is being developed by King Saud University and the Georgia Institute of Technology with the aim of demonstrating the feasibility of using sand as the heat transfer and energy storage medium in central receiver systems. Experiments...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2008, 130(2): 021002.
Published Online: February 28, 2008
... and central receiver systems (CRSs), CRS technology can take advantages from its higher concentration, allowing to work at higher temperatures and therefore with a reduction in the size and cost of the storage system. The receiver system is the “door” for which the energy passes from the field collector...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 011010.
Published Online: December 28, 2007
... . Sommer , W. T. , 1982 , “ Central Receiver Solar Collector Using Mechanically Linked Mirrors ,” U.S. Patent No. 30960 . Leary , P. L. , and Hankins , J. D. , 1997 , “ A User Guide for MIRVAL—A Computer Code for Comparing Designs of Heliostat-Receiver Optics for Central Receiver...