Search for dissertations about: "Concentrating solar power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Concentrating solar power.

  1. 1. Improving Concentrating Solar Power Plant Performance through Steam Turbine Flexibility

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Monika Topel; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Concentrating Solar Power; Steam Turbines; Transients; Start-up; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The amount of incoming solar energy to earth is greater than any other source. Among existing technologies to harness solar energy there is concentrating solar power (CSP). One advantage of CSP is that is dispatchable, meaning that it can provide power even when the sun is not shining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Solar receiver development for gas-turbine based solar dish systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lukas Aichmayer; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Concentrating solar power; volumetric solar receiver; development; experimental evaluation; validation; Koncentrerad solkraft; volumetrisk solmottagare; utveckling; experimentell utvärdering; validering; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Small-scale concentrating solar power plants such as micro gas-turbine based solar dish systems have the potential to harness solar energy in an effective way and supply electricity to customers in remote areas. In such systems, the solar receiver transfers the power of concentrated solar radiation to the working fluid of the power conversion cycle. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Techno-Economic Framework for the Analysis of Concentrating Solar Power Plants with Storage

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Rafael Guédez; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Concentrating solar power; thermal energy storage; techno-economic analysis; Termisk solkraft; termisk energilagring; techno-eknomiska analys; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Concentrating solar power plants can integrate cost-effective thermal energy storage systems and thereby supply controllable power on demand, an advantage against other renewable technologies. Storage integration allows a solar thermal power plant to increase its load factor and to shift production to periods of peak demand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reducing Carbon Emissions From Natural Gas-fired Power Plants – Biomass, Concentrated Solar and Carbon Capture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Erik Pihl; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; carbon capture and storage; bioenergy; biofuels; optimisation; modeling; solar thermal power; resource limitations; thermo-economic assessment;

    Abstract : In this thesis, possibilities to reduce emissions from combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants are evaluated. The evaluation is done from two perspectives: techno-economic analysis, and analysis of the resource and integration potentials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optical Efficiency of Low-Concentrating Solar Energy Systems with Parabolic Reflectors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Brogren; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Engineering physics; Photovoltaic cells; Photovoltaic-thermal systems; Parabolic reflectors; Optical properties; Reflector materials; Optical efficiency; Accelerated ageing; Outdoor ageing; Building-integrated photovoltaics; Teknisk fysik; TECHNOLOGY Engineering physics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk fysik;

    Abstract : Solar electricity is a promising energy technology for the future, and by using reflectors for concentrating solar radiation onto photovoltaic cells, the cost per produced kWh can be significantly reduced. The optical efficiency of a concentrating system determines the fraction of the incident energy that is transferred to the cells and depends on the optical properties of the system components. READ MORE