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Proc. ASME. ES2021, ASME 2021 15th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A015, June 16–18, 2021
Paper No: ES2021-63923
... damage and acceptable heat loss. concentrating solar power CSP thermal energy storage particle storage shotcrete refractory Proceedings of the ASME 2021 15th International Conference on Energy Sustainability ES2021 June 16-18, 2021, Virtual, Online ES2021-63923 APPLICATION METHODS...
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Proc. ASME. ES2021, ASME 2021 15th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A004, June 16–18, 2021
Paper No: ES2021-62319
...Abstract Abstract Falling particle receivers (FPRs) are being studied in concentrating solar power applications to enable high temperatures for supercritical CO 2 (sCO 2 ) Brayton power cycles. The falling particles are introduced into the cavity receiver via a linear actuated slide gate...
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Proc. ASME. ES2021, ASME 2021 15th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A012, June 16–18, 2021
Paper No: ES2021-63763
... of the stationary zone to the receiver circumference are measured in order to be later used in the validation study of the Discrete Element Method based numerical model. solar particle receiver particle tracking image processing concentrating solar power Proceedings of the ASME 2021 15th International...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A013, June 17–18, 2020
Paper No: ES2020-1667
... µm were shown to preferentially flow into this chimney rather than out of the aperture, and the multi-stage design decreased radiative losses and minimized wall temperatures behind the particle curtain. Keywords: concentrating solar power, falling particle, receiver, thermal efficiency, wind...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A015, June 17–18, 2020
Paper No: ES2020-1676
... of falling particle receivers used in concentrating solar power applications. Results showed that the average particle-cloud absorptance is increased above intrinsic particle absorptance values as a result of reflections and subsequent reabsorption (light trapping). The relative increase in effective...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A001, June 17–18, 2020
Paper No: ES2020-1607
... generation of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants is the integration of high temperature particle receivers with improved efficiency supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycles. The feasibility of this type of system depends on the design of a particle-to-sCO2 heat exchanger. This work presents...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T08A003, June 17–18, 2020
Paper No: ES2020-1693
... or electrochemical, and thermal energy storage (TES). Comparing their economic potential for different scales and applications helps identify suitable technology to support high renewable grid integration. Despite the progress of TES technologies developed and deployed with concentrating solar power (CSP) systems...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A020, June 17–18, 2020
Paper No: ES2020-1692
... the flow of air within the receiver using multi-stage release resulted in the greatest efficiency gains by reducing advective losses. Additionally, multi-stage release substantially decreased back wall temperatures within receiver. Keywords: concentrating solar power, falling particle, receiver, thermal...
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Proc. ASME. ES2019, ASME 2019 13th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T03A011, July 14–17, 2019
Paper No: ES2019-3913
... component of future falling particle concentrating solar power plants to enable next-generation energy generation. High thermal efficiencies in a FPR are required to high thermodynamic efficiencies of the system. External winds can significantly impact the thermal performance of cavity-type FPRs primarily...
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Proc. ASME. ES2013, ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T03A011, July 14–19, 2013
Paper No: ES2013-18297
...*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: sureshg@purdue.edu Simulation of a Concentrating Solar Power Plant with Molten-salt Thermocline Storage for Optimized Annual Performance Scott M. Flueckiger1, Brian D. Iverson2 and Suresh V. Garimella1* 1 School of Mechanical Engineering, 585...
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Proc. ASME. ES2010, ASME 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Volume 2, 553-563, May 17–22, 2010
Paper No: ES2010-90229
... 10 01 2011 Gas-cooled solar receivers for concentrating solar power plants are capable of providing high temperature, pressurized gas for electrical power generation via a Brayton cycle. This can be accomplished by expanding hot, pressurized gas directly through a turbine, or through...
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Proc. ASME. ES2010, ASME 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Volume 2, 675-682, May 17–22, 2010
Paper No: ES2010-90442
... 1 Copyright © 2010 by ASME Proceedings of the 4 th International Conference on Energy Sustainability ES2010 May 17-22, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, USA ES2010-90442 THE IMPACT OF HYBRID WET/DRY COOLING ON CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER PLANT PERFORMANCE Michael J. Wagner National Renewable Energy Lab Golden...
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Proc. ASME. ES2009, ASME 2009 3rd International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Volume 2, 605-614, July 19–23, 2009
Paper No: ES2009-90132
... 05 10 2010 The operation of solar energy systems is necessarily transient. Over the lifetime of a concentrating solar power plant, the system operates at design conditions only occasionally, with the bulk of operation occurring under part-load conditions depending on solar resource...
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Proc. ASME. ES2008, ASME 2008 2nd International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Volume 2, 535-539, August 10–14, 2008
Paper No: ES2008-54347
... that imitates the sun’s path with an accuracy of less than 0.5 mrad and creates a beam of parallel light with divergence less than 4 mrad. Concentrating solar power heliostat mirror array ray-tracing Proceedings of ES2008 Energy Sustainability 2008 M h n k p v a loads. In this way, drives...