Search for dissertations about: "Solar concentrators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Solar concentrators.

  1. 1. Optical Design for Stationary Solar Concentrators

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Energi och ByggnadsDesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; photovoltaic cells; parabolic reflectors; optical efficiency; Solar concentrators; photovoltaic-thermal systems; non-imaging optics; optical properties; building integrated photovoltaics; non uniform irradiance distribution; structured reflectors; solar cell modelling; ray tracing;

    Abstract : Solar electricity is one of the most promising technologies for our future electricity supply. By using concentrators, it is possible to reduce the cost of generating photovoltaic electricity. This thesis discusses how to design stationary low concentrating systems for photovoltaic or PV/Thermal applications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Solar Thermal Collectors at High Latitudes : Design and performance of non-tracking concentrators

    Author : Monika Adsten; Manuel Collares-Pereira; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Materials science; Solar thermal collectors; concentrators; CPC; high latitudes; Materialvetenskap; Solfångare; koncentratorer; höga latituder; Materials science; Teknisk materialvetenskap; Solid State Physics; fasta tillståndets fysik;

    Abstract : Solar thermal collectors at high latitudes have been studied, with emphasis on concentrating collectors. A novel design of concentrating collector, the Maximum Reflector Collector (MaReCo), especially designed for high latitudes, has been investigated optically and thermally. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optical design of stationary solar concentrators for high latitudes

    Author : Mats Rönnelid; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Materials science; Materialvetenskap; Materials science; Teknisk materialvetenskap; Solid State Physics; fasta tillståndets fysik;

    Abstract : The optical design of stationary solar concentrators for high latitudes has beenstudied. Irradiation distribution diagrams, which are tools for the design ofstationary linear concentrators, have been developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optical Design and Characterization of Solar Concentrators for Photovoltaics

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Energi och ByggnadsDesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Stationary solar energy concentrators are a promising option for decreasing the price of photovoltaic electricity. This thesis studies stationary concentrators in PV/Thermal applications. The studied systems are parabolic troughs intended for building integration. The first chapters briefly explain the optics of solar energy concentrators. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optical design of stationary solar concentrators for high latitudes : Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and technology 353

    Author : Mats Rönnelid; Högskolan Dalarna; []
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