Energy and Exergy Analysis of a New Small Concentrating Solar Power Plant


A new small concentrating solar power plant which is suitable for urban area is presented, and a theoretical framework for the energy and exergy analysis in the overall power plant is also constructed. The framework can be used to evaluate the energy and exergy losses in each component. Furthermore, the energy and exergy efficiencies have also been computed and compared for the individual components as well as for the overall plant.

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H. Li, T. Huang, M. Tsai, Y. Lee, S. Yuan, M. Tsai and C. Ai, "Energy and Exergy Analysis of a New Small Concentrating Solar Power Plant," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 300-305. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B059.

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