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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2021, 143(3): 031010.
Paper No: SOL-19-1452
Published Online: October 27, 2020
... for electricity generation. CSP systems are typically deployed as large, centralized power plants to take advantage of the economies of scale. A key advantage of certain CSP systems—in particular, parabolic troughs and power towers—is the ability to incorporate thermal energy storage (TES) for flexible power...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2020, 142(4): 041006.
Paper No: SOL-19-1350
Published Online: February 7, 2020
... E ngineering : I ncluding W ind E nergy and B uilding E nergy C onservation . 08 09 2019 28 12 2019 29 12 2019 22 01 2020 thermal energy storage phase change material paraffin expanded perlite building energy heat transfer storage The demand...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011011.
Paper No: SOL-18-1457
Published Online: September 7, 2019
... increase in sales of air conditioners is about 20% [ 1 ]. To reduce the electricity demand/consumption for maintaining thermal comfort in buildings, it is recommended to integrate the thermal energy storage system. The use of phase change material (PCM)-based thermal energy storage (TES) system is the most...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2019, 141(2): 021006.
Paper No: SOL-18-1412
Published Online: January 8, 2019
...Hermes Chirino; Ben Xu Compared to solar photovoltaics, concentrated solar power (CSP) can store excessive solar thermal energy, extend the power generation, and levelize the mismatch between the demand and supply. Thermal energy storage (TES) system filled with phase change material (PCM) is a key...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2014, 136(4): 041015.
Paper No: SOL-13-1144
Published Online: June 20, 2014
... does not have a significant impact on the relative break-even costs of the LF system. linear Fresnel parabolic trough system comparison solar thermal power plant thermal energy storage solar field cost molten salt Driven by the increasing activities in CSP technology within the last...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2014, 136(4): 041002.
Paper No: SOL-13-1226
Published Online: May 13, 2014
... . 10.1115/1.1464123 [5] Yang , Z. , and Garimella , S. V. , 2010 , “ Thermal Analysis of Solar Thermal Energy Storage in a Molten-Salt Thermocline ,” Sol. Energy , 84 , pp. 974 – 985 . 10.1016/j.solener.2010.03.007 [6] Flueckiger , S. M. , Iverson , B. D. , Garimella , S...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2014, 136(3): 031017.
Paper No: SOL-13-1046
Published Online: May 2, 2014
... , A. , Dolado , P. , Zalba , B. , and Cabeza , L. F. , 2010 , “ State of the Art on High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage for Power Generation. Part 1—Concepts, Materials and Modellization ,” Renewable Sustainable Energy Rev. , 14 , pp. 31 – 55 . 10.1016/j.rser.2009.07.035 [2] Medrano...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2014, 136(3): 031014.
Paper No: SOL-12-1161
Published Online: May 2, 2014
.... Editor: Gilles Flamant. 21 06 2012 10 03 2014 A generalized modeling method is introduced and used to evaluate thermal energy storage (TES) performance. The method describes TES performance metrics in terms of three efficiencies: first-law efficiency, second-law efficiency...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2013, 135(3): 035001.
Paper No: SOL-12-1025
Published Online: May 14, 2013
..., be a misrepresentation to make a comprehensive cost comparison based on this value. It is accordingly submitted that a detailed study on the entire plant is necessary for an accurate cost evaluation. Higher temperature heat transfer and thermal energy storage also makes it possible to utilize higher efficiency...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2012, 134(4): 041002.
Published Online: June 27, 2012
..., 2012. Assoc. Editor: Manuel Romero Alvarez. 23 11 2011 06 05 2012 The thermal stability of a molten LiNaK carbonate salt, potentially suitable for thermal energy storage, was studied up to a temperature of 1000 °C. The salt investigated was the eutectic Li 2 CO 3 –Na 2 CO 3 –K 2 CO...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011010.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... . 24 01 2011 26 08 2011 29 11 2011 29 11 2011 heat exchangers natural convection numerical analysis solar power tanks (containers) thermal energy storage transient analysis water storage thermal stores immersed heat exchanger negatively buoyant flow baffle...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041008.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
.... 11 11 2010 13 06 2011 13 10 2011 13 10 2011 absorption computer centres cooling solar absorber-convertors solar heating thermal energy storage solar cooling absorption chiller data centers cooling Data centers support business processes, information...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041007.
Published Online: October 11, 2011
... wool layer ( λ  = 0.04 W/(m K)) of w i  = 5 cm thickness. 16 07 2010 06 06 2010 11 10 2011 11 10 2011 computational fluid dynamics thermal conductivity thermal energy storage thermal insulation thermodynamics thermal energy storage characterization wall...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041004.
Published Online: September 21, 2011
... significant roles to improve thermodynamic performance. The result obtained here provides a new approach for highly efficient use of solar radiation by hybrid natural gas. 13 09 2010 07 04 2011 21 09 2011 21 09 2011 solar power stations solar radiation thermal energy storage...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031013.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... as a thermal energy storage medium. The cost of commercially available organic HTF is quite high. Molten salts exhibit many desirable heat transfer qualities at high temperatures. They have high density, high heat capacity, high thermal stability, and very low vapor pressure even at elevated temperatures...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031019.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... in Atmospheric Air System Solar Power Plants ,” Energy 29 , pp. 871 – 881 . 10.1016/S0360-5442(03)00192-0 6 Gil , A. , et al. , 2010 , “ State of the Art on High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage for Power Generation ,” Part 1—Concepts , materials and Modellization, Renewable and Sustainable...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031008.
Published Online: July 25, 2011
...Xavier Py; Nicolas Calvet; Régis Olives; Antoine Meffre; Patrick Echegut; Catherine Bessada; Emmanuel Veron; Sandra Ory Current technologies of concentrated solar power plants (CSP) are under extensive industrial development but still suffer from lack of adapted thermal energy storage (TES...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031009.
Published Online: July 25, 2011
... processes. 23 01 2011 19 04 2011 25 07 2011 25 07 2011 steam turbines thermal energy storage turbines central receiver system solid particle receiver high-temperature receiver recirculation operation strategy The solid particle central receiver is a technology...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021010.
Published Online: April 7, 2011
... generation economics quartz sand solar power solar power stations specific heat steel industry thermal energy storage thermal stability energy storage thermal storage heat exchanger sand 1 With an increasing share of power generated by renewable energy sources, fluctuations...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021003.
Published Online: March 22, 2011
... everyday, or even providing power on cloudy days. Discussed in this paper is thermal energy storage in a thermocline tank having a solid filler material. To provide more knowledge for designing and operating of such a thermocline storage system, this paper firstly presents the application of method...