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Study assesses material constraints for concentrating solar power

7/5/2012 01:53 PM EDT
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anne-francoise.pele
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re: Study assesses material constraints for concentrating solar power
anne-francoise.pele   7/16/2012 3:25:01 PM
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The full article, entitled “Material Constraints for Concentrating Solar Thermal Power”, has been published in Energy.

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anne-francoise.pele   7/16/2012 3:25:01 PM
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Note that this study was conducted following Chinese export restrictions on rare earth metals.

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daleste   7/8/2012 8:28:24 PM
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Sanjib, Thanks for pointing out the previous story. I had missed it. I hope this technology will be a good supplement to the existing power generation.

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Sanjib.A   7/8/2012 1:24:41 PM
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I think this talks about the solar-thermal technology which is already being used in projects...and yeah, it sounds lot similar like your school-time experiment. :) Have you gone through a previous story? http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4215175/Solar-thermal-project-heats-up

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daleste   7/6/2012 3:37:13 AM
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The picture is an experimental facility. Are there any in actual commercial use? When I was in school, the EE dept had an experimental setup. It was a single dish with the water tube run as a coil in the center. It was painted flat black but when the sun was out, it glowed bright white. That was in 1980. Seems like good technology except on cloudy days and at night.

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