High and low concentrator systems for solar electric applications V 3-4 August 2010, San Diego, California, United States by Lori E. Greene

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  • Solar concentrators,
  • Congresses,
  • Photovoltaic power systems,
  • Solar cells

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementLori E. Greene, Raed A. Sherif, editors ; sponsored ... by SPIE
SeriesProceedings of SPIE -- v. 7769, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 7769.
ContributionsSPIE (Society)
LC ClassificationsTJ810 .H529 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL24908937M
ISBN 10081948265X
ISBN 109780819482655
LC Control Number2011377576

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Concentrator photovoltaics (CPV) (also known as concentration photovoltaics) is a photovoltaic technology that generates electricity from sunlight. Unlike conventional photovoltaic systems, it uses lenses or curved mirrors to focus sunlight onto small, highly efficient, multi-junction (MJ) solar addition, CPV systems often use solar trackers and sometimes a cooling system to further.

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High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI Kaitlyn VanSant Raed A. Sherif Editors 22 24 August San Diego, California, United States. In Section 3 three technical concepts of high temperature solar concentrators are presented; dish/Stirling systems and central receiver systems are applied mainly on the field of electricity production whereas solar furnaces are utilized as a research tool to apply very high energy densities to materials or processes under investigation.

Size: 2MB. Concentrated solar power (CSP, also known as concentrating solar power, concentrated solar thermal) systems generate solar power by using mirrors or lenses to concentrate a large area of sunlight onto a receiver.

Electricity is generated when the concentrated light is converted to heat (solar thermal energy), which drives a heat engine (usually a steam turbine) connected to an electrical power.

Solar Resource for High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Applications An example of a DNI map that results from the application of a semiempirical method, namely that of Mueller et al.

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Concentrator and Space Applications of High-Efficiency Solar Cells— Recent Developments S.R. Kurtz and D.J. Friedman National Renewable Energy Laboratory Presented at the National Center for Photovoltaics Program Review Meeting Denver, Colorado SeptemberNational Renewable Energy Laboratory Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado.

We develop high concentration photovoltaic systems that allow III-V multi-junction solar cells to be used for terrestrial applications. To do so, we analyze and assess optical components that concentrate sunlight by a factor of before it is turned into electrical energy in III-V multi-junction solar cells.

concepts for high temperature solar concentrators are presented: dish/Stirling systems acting in the power size below 25 kWe and central receiver systems ranging from the 10 MW to MW are concepts used today mainly for high temperature power production purposes, whereas the third option, a solar furnace, is utilized as a researchFile Size: KB.

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The low (or even non-existent) penetration of C systems in the market 25 years after the demonstration of the first modern prototype shows that concentrator systems are not suitable for the current applications of photovoltaics, isolated professional applications, rural electrification, grid-connected home systems, etc.

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Commercial applications include utility-scale power plants, distributed energy for smart grid systems, communications systems, industrial building power systems, and government and military power systems. The technology is most productive in areas with high, continuous direct normal irradiation, or DNI, which comes directly from the sun.

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Verlinden. In the area of III-V and Concentrator Photovoltaics, Fraunhofer ISE addresses the requirements of the photovoltaic market for both space and terrestrial applications.

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Verlinden, P. “Energy rating of Concentrator PV systems using multi-junction III–V solar cells” Google Scholar Yamada H, Ikki O () National survey report of PV power applications in Japan Google ScholarCited by: 2. Concentrators Enhance Solar Power Systems NASA Technology “R ight now, solar electric propulsion is being looked at very seriously,” says Michael Piszczor, chief of the photovoltaic and power technologies branch at Glen Research Center.

The reason, he explains, originates with a. “ A CPV Thesis,” SPIE ProceedingsHigh and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI, 19 September Google Scholar Crossref; 5. Paap, Scott et al. “ Cost Analysis for Flat-Plate Concentrators Employing Microscale Photovoltaic Cells,” 40 th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, 8– 13 JuneDenver, CO, by:   Purchase: This video demonstrates how solar energy can be focused with a curved mirror.

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from Thermophotovoltaic Applications to High Concentration Solar Applications: Lessons Learned,” Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA Wednesday, 4 May – Solar Concentrator Designs and Testing – Ignacio Antón,” Indoor Characterization of Concentrator Modules: Application on.

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To provide improved performance, our. Dr. Fraas has been active in the development of Solar Cells and Solar Electric Power Systems for space and terrestrial applications since His research team at Boeing demonstrated the first GaAs/GaSb tandem concentrator solar cell in with a world record energy conversion efficiency of 35, garnering awards from Boeing and NASA.Dr.

Fraas has been active in the development of Solar Cells and Solar Electric Power Systems for space and terrestrial applications since His research team at Boeing demonstrated the first GaAs/GaSb tandem concentrator solar cell in with a world record energy conversion efficiency of 35, garnering awards from Boeing and : Springer International Publishing.The compound parabolic concentrator (CPC) is a highly interesting solar collector technology for different low-concentration applications due to no tracking requirement.

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