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Advanced mirror concepts for concentrating solar thermal systems

Fernandez-Garcia, Aranzazu and Sutter, Florian and Martinez-Arcos, Lucia and Valenzuela, Loreto and Sansom, Christopher (2017) Advanced mirror concepts for concentrating solar thermal systems. In: Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology Woodhead Publishing. pp. 29-43.

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Official URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780081005163000022

Abstract

Collectors used in concentrating solar thermal (CST) technology include large mirrors or reflecting surfaces that reflect the incoming radiation onto a focus, where the solar receiver is placed. The collectors' efficiency strongly depends on the reflector material. As a consequence, research institutes, mirror manufacturers, and CST plant developers are paying special attention to the evolution and advances in the solar mirror technology. Significant advances marketed in the last 7 years or currently under development include anti-soiling coatings to decrease the amount of adhered dust particles during plant operation (and therefore the cleaning costs), highly reflective mirror materials that increase the plant efficiency through higher flux onto the absorber, and high-temperature mirrors that are able to withstand the working conditions encountered by secondary concentrators (which improves the plant efficiency by both increasing and homogenizing the solar flux and by reducing the receiver size).

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/108953/
Document Type:Book Section
Title:Advanced mirror concepts for concentrating solar thermal systems
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Fernandez-Garcia, Aranzazuarantxa.fernandez (at) psa.esUNSPECIFIED
Sutter, FlorianFlorian.Sutter (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Martinez-Arcos, Luciaciemat psaUNSPECIFIED
Valenzuela, Loretociemat-psaUNSPECIFIED
Sansom, Christophercranfield universityUNSPECIFIED
Date:2017
Journal or Publication Title:Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1016/B978-0-08-100516-3.00002-2
Page Range:pp. 29-43
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Blanco, ManuelUNSPECIFIED
Ramirez Santigosa, LourdesUNSPECIFIED
Publisher:Woodhead Publishing
Status:Published
Keywords:Anti-soiling coating; High-reflective mirror material; High-temperature mirror; Solar reflector; Concentrating solar thermal technology; Plant efficiency
HGF - Research field:Energy
HGF - Program:Renewable Energies
HGF - Program Themes:Concentrating Solar Thermal Technology
DLR - Research area:Energy
DLR - Program:E SF - Solar research
DLR - Research theme (Project):E - Impact of Desert Environment (old)
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Solar Research > Qualifizierung
Deposited By: Kruschinski, Anja
Deposited On:12 Jan 2017 13:35
Last Modified:12 Jan 2017 13:35

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