Survey of Thermal Energy Storage for Parabolic Trough Power Plants

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Ulf Herrmann

FLABEG Solar Int. GmbH, Mühlengasse 7, D-50667 Köln, Germanye-mail: ulf.herrmann@flabeg.com

David W. Kearney

Kearney & Associates, P.O. Box 2568, Vashon, WA 98070e-mail: dkearney@attglobal.net

J. Sol. Energy Eng 124(2), 145-152 (Apr 24, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1467601 History: Received February 01, 2001; Revised January 01, 2002; Online April 24, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Schematic flow diagram of a SEGS type plant
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Result of 200 MWt TES evaluations for a 30 MWe SEGS plant 7
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Molten salt power tower system schematic 4
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Test Facility for TES with two concrete storage modules at ZSW



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