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Euro Trough Collector Qualification Complete - Performance Test Results from PSA

Lüpfert, Eckhard and Zarza, Eduardo and Geyer, M. and Nava, Paul and Langenkamp, Josef and Schiel, Wolfgang and Esteban, Antonio and Osuna, Rafael and Mandelberg, Eli (2003) Euro Trough Collector Qualification Complete - Performance Test Results from PSA. In: ISES Solar World Congress 2001 & 2003 Proceedings. ISES Solar World Congress, 14-19 June 2003, Göteborg, Denmark.

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Abstract

The EUROTROUGH solar concentrating parabolic trough collector has been developed by a consortium from industry and research during the last years. The EU-funded R&D work has been finished successfully and project results are available for project developers. The collector is line-focussing, with glass reflector and metal support structure in industrial design. The weight of the improved framework metal structure has been reduced to 18.5 kg/m2 including drive. The length of the collector has been extended by 50% to 150 m. The thermal tests were performed with the improved UVAC absorber tube. The significant increase in absorber tube properties showed up in the test results. The paper presents characteristics of the EUROTROUGH collector types, specific results obtained from the PSA-prototype in the project, and results of the thermal tests and optical analysis.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/99768/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Euro Trough Collector Qualification Complete - Performance Test Results from PSA
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Lüpfert, Eckhardeckhard.lüpfert (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Zarza, EduardoEduardo.Zarza (at) psa.esUNSPECIFIED
Geyer, M.FlagsolUNSPECIFIED
Nava, PaulFlagsolUNSPECIFIED
Langenkamp, JosefFlagsolUNSPECIFIED
Schiel, WolfgangSBPUNSPECIFIED
Esteban, AntonioSolucar AbengoaUNSPECIFIED
Osuna, RafaelSolucar AbengoaUNSPECIFIED
Mandelberg, EliSolel Solar SystemsUNSPECIFIED
Date:June 2003
Journal or Publication Title:ISES Solar World Congress 2001 & 2003 Proceedings
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Eurotrough, parabolic trough collector, thermal measurement
Event Title:ISES Solar World Congress
Event Location:Göteborg, Denmark
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:14-19 June 2003
Organizer:ISES
HGF - Research field:Energy
HGF - Program:Renewable Energies
HGF - Program Themes:Concentrating Solar Systems (old)
DLR - Research area:Energy
DLR - Program:E SF - Solar research
DLR - Research theme (Project):E - Qualification (old)
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Solar Research > Qualifizierung
Deposited By: Kruschinski, Anja
Deposited On:18 Dec 2015 14:57
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:56

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