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Mechanical power generation based on solar Thermodynamic Engines

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Main project objective is the development of an environmentally friendly improved-cost shaft power generation technology, based on solar thermal energy, optimised for supplying basic need to rural communities. The proposal focuses in the technological development of a solar thermal-driven mechanical power generation based on a solar-heated thermodynamic cycle (POWERSOL system). This technological development consists in optimising a solar-assisted thermodynamic cycle that generates mechanical power from low to medium temperature range.

The optimisation is performed by means of experimental testing of the thermodynamic cycle with selected working fluids and three solar collector prototypes. Mechanical energy could be either used to direct electricity generation (using a generator) or to brackish or seawater desalination by coupling the output to a high-pressure pump connected to a conventional reverse osmosis system.

Main specific objectives of the project are the following:
1) Modelling a solar-heated thermodynamic cycle (selecting the most suitable boundary conditions and working fluids at three different top temperature ranges).
2) Development and construction of three solar collector prototypes optimised for operating around 80ºC, 150ºC, and 200ºC. They are flat plate (static), compound parabolic concentrators (static) and parabolic trough collectors (sun- tracking), respectively.
3) Experimental testing of solar-driven mechanical power generation and solar collector prototypes.
4) Comparing the cycles at the three temperature ranges for operating autonomous or with backup at different capacity ranges.
5) Full technical evaluation of the proposed POWERSOL technology.
6) Economic assessment of the developed technology against other conventional and solar-driven techniques.
7) Assessment of final potential social impact.

Aufforderung zur Vorschlagseinreichung

FP6-2004-INCO-MPC-3
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Koordinator

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS
Adresse
Avda. Complutense, 22
Madrid
Spanien

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Beteiligte (13)

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA LAGUNA
Spanien
Adresse
Calle Molinos De Agua S/n
La Laguna, Sta. Cruz De Tenerife

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INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIA MECANICA
Portugal
Adresse
Av. Rovisco Pais
Lisboa

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ETH - SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ZURICH
Schweiz
Adresse
Raemistrasse 101, Eth - Zentrum
Zurich

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ECOSYSTEM ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, S.A.
Spanien
Adresse
Travessia Turó D'en Llull, 12
Sant Andreu De Llavaneres

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INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ENGENHARIA, TECNOLOGIA E INOVAÇÃO, I.P.
Portugal
Adresse
Estrada Do Paço Do Luminar, 22
Lisboa

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ECOLE NATIONAL D'INGENIEURS DE TUNIS
Tunesien
Adresse
Le Belvédère
Le Belvédère, Tunis

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AIN SHAMS UNIVERSITY
Ägypten
Adresse
Faculty Of Science, Ain Shams University, Abbassia
Cairo

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LOTUS SOLAR TECHNOLGIES
Ägypten
Adresse
Shorook 9/1 Heliopolis
Cairo

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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS
Tunesien
Adresse
Avenue Tahar Sfar, 29
Sousse

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SUEZ CANAL UNIVERSITY
Ägypten
Adresse
The New University, El-shikg Zayed
Ismailia

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UNIVERSITY OF OUARGLA
Algerien
Adresse
Route De Ghardaia
Ouargla

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UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA
Spanien
Adresse
C/ San Fernando, Nº4
Sevilla

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AOSOL - ENERGIAS RENOVÁVEIS, LDA.
Portugal
Adresse
Edificio Petrogal, Parque Industrial Do Porto Alto, Lugar Da Sesmaria Limpa
Samora Correira

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