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Proc. ASME. ES2023, ASME 2023 17th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T03A007, July 10–12, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2023-107521
... concentrated solar power pump thermal energy storage renewable energy thermo-mechanical energy storage Abstract In this paper, a novel configuration of a pumped thermal electricity storage system is proposed which can integrate excess thermal energy from different renewable thermal...
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Proc. ASME. ES2022, ASME 2022 16th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T05A001, July 11–13, 2022
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2022-80317
... State, MS 39762 xu@me.msstate.edu ABSTRACT Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with Thermal Energy Storage (TES) has the potential to realize grid parity. This can be achieved by operating CSP systems at temperatures above 700 °C to reach high thermal efficiencies (>50 However, operating CSP systems...
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Proc. ASME. ES2021, ASME 2021 15th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A016, June 16–18, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2021-63926
... particle heating receiver concentrated solar power Abstract Due to increasing energy demand around the globe and potential environmental impacts of fossil fuels, it has become a crucial task for researchers to find alternatives to generate electricity from low-carbon resources at lower...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A016, June 17–18, 2020
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2020-1683
...) for measuring optical error of heliostats in concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. In CSP, there is a need to measure solar-field optical errors, which is critical for future production improvement as well as for operations and maintenance of a heliostat field. This latter need is particularly challenging...
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Proc. ASME. ES2020, ASME 2020 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T02A012, June 17–18, 2020
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2020-1666
...: concentrated solar power, falling particle receiver, thermal efficiency, multistage release. 1 Contact author: lyue@sandia.gov INTRODUCTION Falling particle receivers (FPR) are an emerging technology for use in concentrating solar power (CSP) systems [1]. FPRs have the potential to operate at higher...
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Proc. ASME. ES2019, ASME 2019 13th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T03A009, July 14–17, 2019
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2019-3910
... increase advective losses. These increased heat losses are driven by elevated quartz half-shell temperatures and have the potential to be mitigated by active cooling and/or material selection. Keywords: concentrated solar power, falling particle receiver, thermal efficiency, aperture cover, numerical...
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Proc. ASME. ES2013, ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, V001T03A013, July 14–19, 2013
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2013-18342
... A COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS: A HONEYCOMB FLOW DISTRIBUTOR WITH POROUS APPROXIMATION FOR A THERMOCLINE THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM ABSTRACT Conversion of direct solar energy, in particular the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technologies, has a significant role on conventional energy cost...
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Proc. ASME. ES2012, ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Parts A and B, 299-305, July 23–26, 2012
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ES2012-91069
... The overall efficiency of a Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant depends on the effectiveness of Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system [1]. A single tank TES system consists of a thermocline region which produces the temperature gradient between hot and cold storage fluid by density difference [2...