Special Issue "Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Update"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2021) | Viewed by 3923
Interests: solar concentrating systems; solar energy; renewable energy; climate change
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Solar energy is an important source of energy that avoids greenhouse gas emissions during power generation. In particular, solar concentrating systems are a promising alternative in the energy context for electricity generation and for industrial processes which require thermal energy at temperatures from about 150 °C up to temperatures above 1000 °C.
In recent years, the commercialization of these systems has led to a great deal of progress in various topics, such as concentrators, receivers, point and line focus technologies, process fluids, materials, control, new experimental capabilities, simulation tools, measurement procedures, etc.
The objective of this Special Issue is to present the most recent advances in these technologies such that readers can keep up with the rapid developments in this field. In this sense, papers on the following topics or keywords may be submitted:
- Commercial projects around the world;
- Central receiver power plants;
- Parabolic trough collectors;
- Linear Fresnel collectors;
- Dish/engine systems;
- Energy storage;
- Emerging concepts;
- Solar fuels;
- Facilities, controls, and modeling;
- Flux and temperature measurements;
- Solar resource assessment.
Dr. Jesús Ballestrín
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