Solar Energy Research and Development Achievements in Israel and Their Practical Significance PUBLIC ACCESS

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Amnon Einav

Interdisciplinary Center for Technological Analysis and Forecasting, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(3), 921-928 (Jul 19, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1758246 History: Received August 01, 2003; Revised April 01, 2004; Online July 19, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Solar energy
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Flat panel solar collectors for domestic use in Israel
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The Solel monotube collector
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Luz parabolic trough solar power plants, Mojave desert, U.S.A
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A Solel compact low-cost trough collector
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The solar tower and heliostat field at the Weizmann Institute of Science
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The Beam-Down “Nur al Salaam” solar plant designed for installation in Egypt
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The Tower Reflector mirror prototype installed on the Solar Tower at the Weizmann Institute
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The PETAL solar dish at Sede Boqer Campus
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The mini dish feeding a surgical device
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The Coolingtec absorption-cooling machine
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Hot dry air enters the Energy Tower at the top, increases its density due to water spray, and leaves at the bottom through wind turbines
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Solar water pumping plant in Mali with flat collectors and an Ormat ORC turbine
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The 5 MW Solar Pond Power Plant demonstration at Bet Ha’arava near the Dead Sea



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