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Title: Performance of a low cost solar paraboloidal dish steam generating system
Authors: Kaushika, N D
Reddy, K S
Keywords: Dish collector system
Solar steam generating system
Modified cavity receiver
Focal flux distribution
Stagnation temperature
Cost data
Issue Date: 2000
Citation: Energy Conversion and Management, 41(7), 713-726
Abstract: This paper presents the design, development and performance characteristics of a low cost solar steam generating system which incorporates recent design and materials innovations of parabolic dish technology. The concentrator is a deep dish of rather imperfect optics, made of silvered polymer refiectors fitted in the aluminum frame of a satellite communication dish. Conventional cavity receivers tend to be inadequate for this concentrator. Semi-cavity and modified cavity receivers, thermally optimised, with the fuzzy focal image have, therefore, been investigated. Preliminary field measurements and cost, as well as performance analyses of the system, indicate a solar to steam conversion efficiency of 70-80% at 4508C and a collector system cost of Rs 8000-9000/m2 (US$1=Rs, 40.0).
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/807
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