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Integrating National Research Agendas on Solar Heat for Industrial Processes

Deliverables

Mass/energy balances and solar chemical reactor concepts

Report on mass/energy balances and solar chemical reactor concepts for: a) selected metallurgical processes; b) lime processing from limestone; c) fuels production from H2O and CO2 via redox cycles, and from agricultural waste via gasification.

Report on assessment of socio-economic impact scenarios of SHIP development in EU

Report on assessment of socio-economic impact scenarios of SHIP development in EU Analysis of needed national and regional innovation strategies on SHIP.

Final report on consortium structure and governance definition beyond INSHIP

Consortium structure and governance definition beyond INSHIP

Review of solar-driven dryers

Report will include a review on existing technologies and solutions based on solar-driven dryers.

Final report on exchange of personnel within the Researchers Mobility Scheme.

Final report on exchange of personnel within the Researchers Mobility Scheme. Main results and future actions will be included in this report.

Survey of existing automated mirror cleaning technologies

Existing and new concepts for automated mirror cleaning technologies: survey of existing technologies and of research activities leading to new developments and trends in automated cleaning.

Common SHIP RTD strategy doc

Common SHIP RTD strategy document (linked to Task 7.1)

Guidelines for solar steam integration in steam networks

System layouts, solar field control strategies,BoP components and costs, operation modes, safety procedures, feed-in conditions on available boiler technologies.

Report containing all national concept notes

Report containing all National Concept Notes (linked to Task 7.1)

Conceptual design of large-scale implementation, economic analysis and CO2 mitigation

Conceptual design of large-scale implementation , economic anaylsis, and potential for CO2 mitigation of solar-driven processes for: a) selected metallurgical processes; b) lime processing from limestone; c) fuels production from H2O and CO2 via redox cycles, and from agricultural waste via gasification.

Guideline on materials and components

This report will include specifications on materials with enhanced durability in SHIP low temperature applications, including energy carriers, sealing. On the design side, a scientific approach to modular design, linking physic models to preformances is expected.

Conceptual design of medium- to large-scale implementation of high-concentration solar optics for high-temp reactor designs

Conceptual design of medium to large scale implementation of high concentration solar optics for selected high-temperature reactor designs of: a) metallurgical processes; b) lime processing from limestone; c) fuels production from H2O and CO2 via redox cycles, and from agricultural waste via gasification.

Mid –term report on the Infrastructure Access Scheme

Mid–term report on the Infrastructure Access Scheme. The report will gather proposals by Stakeholder Evaluation Panel as well as the main results amd conclusions obtained through the corresponding mission.

Characterization matrix on different future energy supply technologies and storage technologies in the industrial context

Characterization matrix on different future energy supply technologies and storage technologies in the industrial context and in the context of industry parks.

Key design strategies for innovative hybridization concepts

Deduction of key design strategies for innovative hybridization concepts.

Suitable ageing tests for industrial environment conditions

Definition of suitable ageing tests for industrial environment conditions.

Integration of thermal energy storage and/or hybridization to solar-driven processes

Report on integration of thermal energy storage and/or hybridization to solar-driven processes for: a) selected metallurgical processes; b) lime processing from limestone; c) fuels production from H2O and CO2 via redox cycles, and from agricultural waste via gasification.

Map of available RTD SHIP infrastructures & resources

Map of available RTD SHIP infrastructures & resources. Existing RTD SHIP infrastructure will be mapped at European and International level.

Mid-term report on exchange of staff personnel within the Researchers Mobility Scheme

Mid-term report on exchange of personnel within the Researchers Mobility Scheme. Main results and future actions related to each exchange will be included in this report.

Final report on the Infrastructure Access Scheme

Final report on the Infrastructure Access Scheme. This report will gather proposals evaluated by INSHIP Stakeholder Evaluation Panel as well as the main results and conculsions obtained through the corresponding mission.

Industrial environment conditions for solar collector degradation

Industrial environment conditions for solar collector degradation: Survey on relevant degradation parameters affecting the durability and performance of solar collector components operating under industrial environment conditions, including most relevant degradation parameters in different industrial sectors.

Roadmap on emerging process technologies

Roadmap on emerging process technologies.

Process integration method linking simulation software on energy efficiency measures and heat storage

Process integration method linking simulation software on energy efficiency measures and heat storages with heat simulation software.

Comparative analysis and innovation support roadmaps in Europe

Report on comparative analysis and innovation support roadmaps in Europe with regard to SHIP technologies.

Standardization requirements for BoP

Standardization requirements for BoP: definition of BoP components certification requirements, compliance with the pressure directive, definition of standardized control functions (functions, control, parameters, operation modes, safety operation) and O&M requirements.

Available sensors for monitoring of two-phase flow conditions

Survey of available sensors for monitoring of two phase flow conditions: available intrusive and non-intrusive methods for flow condition detection, quantitative and qualitative measurement possibilities.

Report on SHIP infrastructures/ components new requirements

Report of industrial new requirements on SHIP infrastructures / components. This will be assessed from the European and International level.

Guidelines of relationship between industry and European SHIP research

Report on guidelines of relationship between industry and European SHIP research cluster.

Intermediate report on coordina-tion with relevant multilateral international organizations

Intermediate report on coordination with relevant multilateral international organizations.

Report on analysis of needed national and regional innovation strategies on SHIP

Report on analysis of needed national and regional innovation strategies on SHIP

Demonstration of cost-effective solar steam integration layout

Demonstration of cost-effective solar steam integration layout: implementation and experimental demonstration of solar steam integration layouts for stand-alone (independent solar steam production) and fully integrated system concepts.

Software tool for basic design of 100% RES branch concepts

Software tool for basic design of 100% RES branch concepts.

Publications

Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) for the Prediction of Local Outside Temperatures and Solar Yields

Author(s): Wolfgang Kramer, Moritz Bitterling
Published in: Proceedings of SWC2017/SHC2017, 2016, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.18086/swc.2017.22.03

Artificial Intelligence for the Efficient Control of Solar Heating Systems

Author(s): Wolfgang Kramer
Published in: Proceedings of EuroSun 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-8
DOI: 10.18086/eurosun2018.01.12

Potential of Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy for Industrial Applications

Author(s): I. Tari
Published in: THE INTERNATIONAL ALUMINIUM-THEMED ENGINEERING AND NATURAL SCIENCES CONFERENCE “IATENS-2019” PROCEEDING BOOK, 2019

Optical Analysis of an Evacuated Tube Collector with Built-In Semicircular Concentrator for Process Heat Applications

Author(s): Rosa Christodoulaki, Panagiotis Tsekouras, Vassiliki Drosou
Published in: Proceedings of EuroSun 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-7
DOI: 10.18086/eurosun2018.08.02

A comparative study of soiling on solar mirrors in Portugal and Morocco: Preliminary results for the dry season

Author(s): Ricardo Conceição, Ahmed Alami Merrouni, Daniel Lopes, Azouzoute Alae, Hugo Gonçalves Silva, El Ghali Bennouna, Manuel Collares-Pereira, Abdellatif Ghennioui
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 220001
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117760

Modeling of Alumina Production for Identification of Solar Hybridization Paths

Author(s): B. Zanouneh and I. Tari
Published in: THE INTERNATIONAL ALUMINIUM-THEMED ENGINEERING AND NATURAL SCIENCES CONFERENCE “IATENS-2019” PROCEEDING BOOK, 2019

Theoretical study of a hybrid Fresnel collector to supply electricity and air-conditioning for buildings

Author(s): A.C. Montenon, C. N. Papanicolas
Published in: Proceedings of the 6 th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency - New Challenges (RESEE2018), 2018

Solar Energy Education and Skill Development for Enhancing Quality of Life in Developing Countries

Author(s): Namrata Sengar, Chris Sansom, Douglas Halliday, Deepak Gadhia
Published in: Proceedings of SWC2017/SHC2017, 2016, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.18086/swc.2017.08.04

A novel quasi-stationary CPC-type solar collector for intermediate temperature range applications for process heat: Simulation and experimental results

Author(s): Tiago Osório, Ricardo Pereira, António Coelho, João Marchã, Jorge Pereira, Ricardo Silva, Tiago Eusébio, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 150006
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117662

Accelerated aging test of solar reflectors according to the new AENOR standard – results of a round Robin test

Author(s): Aránzazu Fernández-García, Lucía Martínez-Arcos, Florian Sutter, Johannes Wette, Fabienne Sallaberry, Raquel Erice, Teresa Diamantino, M. João Carvalho, Olivier Raccurt, Anne-Claire Pescheux, Gorka Imbuluzqueta, Maider Machado
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 230003
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067231

Accelerated aging test of solar mirrors: Comparison of different UV chambers

Author(s): Coralie Avenel, Jean-Luc Gardette, Sandrine Therias, Angela Disdier, Olivier Raccurt
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1850, 2017, Page(s) 130001
DOI: 10.1063/1.4984495

Commercial development of bio-combustible fuels from hydrothermal liquefaction of waste using solar collectors

Author(s): Matthew Pearce, Xavier Tonnellier, Namrata Sengar, Chris Sansom
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 130011
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067145

Accelerated ageing tests for durability study of solar absorber coatings on metallic substrate for solar thermal energy (STE) application

Author(s): Olivier Raccurt, Angela Disdier
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 230011
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067239

Degradation of solar glass mirrors paints at marine outdoor site

Author(s): Mohamed Guerguer, Mounia Karim, Sanae Naamane, Zineb Edfouf, Olivier Raccurt
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 230004
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067232

Exposure conditions effect on soiling of solar glass mirrors

Author(s): Mounia Karim, Christine Delord, Olivier Raccurt, Sanae Naamane
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 230006
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067234

Experiences with industrial solar process steam generation in Jordan

Author(s): Dirk Krüger, Michael Berger, Marwan Mokhtar, Lisa Willwerth, Christian Zahler, Mahmoud Al-Najami, Klaus Hennecke
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1850, 2017, Page(s) 180003
DOI: 10.1063/1.4984570

HPS2 – demonstration of molten-salt in parabolic trough plants – Design of plant

Author(s): Michael Wittmann, Mark Schmitz, Hugo G. Silva, Peter Schmidt, Günter Doppelbauer, Ralph Ernst, Patricia Santamaria, Thorsten Miltkau, Dorin Golovca, Luís Pacheco, Daniel Högemann, Mirko Meyer-Grünefeldt, Bernhard Seubert
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 120024
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117642

In air durability study of solar selective coating for parabolic trough technology

Author(s): Olivier Raccurt, Francesca Matino, Angela Disdier, Julien Braillon, Alessio Stollo, Delphine Bourdon, Augusto Maccari
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1850, 2017, Page(s) 130010
DOI: 10.1063/1.4984504

On-site parabolic-trough collector characterization in solar district heating plant under quasi-dynamic conditions

Author(s): Fabienne Sallaberry, Zhiyong Tian, Bengt Perers, Simon Furbo, Andreas Zourellis, Jan Holst Rothmann
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 120018
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117636

Outcomes and features of the inspection of receiver tubes (ITR) system for improved O&M in parabolic trough plants

Author(s): Xabier Olano, Alberto García de Jalón, David Pérez, Javier García Barberena, Javier López, Martín Gastón
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 030011
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067027

Predictive value of short-term forecasts of DNI for solar energy systems operation

Author(s): Francis M. Lopes, Ricardo Conceição, Hugo G. Silva, Rui Salgado, Paulo Canhoto, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 190010
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117707

Selective solar absorber emittance measurement at elevated temperature

Author(s): Philémon Giraud, Julien Braillon, Olivier Raccurt
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1850, 2017, Page(s) 130004
DOI: 10.1063/1.4984498

Simultaneous multiple surface method for the design of new parabolic dish-type concentrator using a Cassegranian approach

Author(s): Diogo Canavarro, Julio Chaves, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 050001
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117584

Soiling deposition on solar mirrors exposed in Morocco

Author(s): Mohamed Guerguer, Mounia Karim, Sanae Naamane, Zineb Edfouf, Olivier Raccurt, Christine Delord
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1850, 2017, Page(s) 130005
DOI: 10.1063/1.4984499

Standardized testing of receiver tubes and solar mirrors of parabolic trough solar thermal power plants

Author(s): Fabienne Sallaberry, Alberto García de Jalón, Javier García Barberena, Ignacio David Bernad
Published in: SOLARPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, 2019, Page(s) 120019
DOI: 10.1063/1.5117637

Thermal Cycling Behaviour of Dense Monolithic Alumina

Author(s): Luís Guerra Rosa, José Rodriguez, José C. G. Pereira, Jorge C. Fernandes
Published in: The Second International Conference on Materials Chemistry and Environmental Protection, 2018, Page(s) 173-179
DOI: 10.5220/0008187201730179

Volume changes in DSG solar field and steam drum due to changes in evaporation conditions from experience

Author(s): Lisa Willwerth, Michael Berger, Marwan Mokhtar, Dirk Krüger, Christian Zahler
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 2033, 2018, Page(s) 150006
DOI: 10.1063/1.5067159

Steam drum design for direct steam generation

Author(s): Lisa Willwerth, Svenja Müller, Joachim Krüger, Manuel Succo, Jan Fabian Feldhoff, Jörg Tiedemann, Yuvaraj Pandian, Dirk Krüger, Klaus Hennecke
Published in: AIP Conference Proceedings volume 1850, 2017, Page(s) 020017
DOI: 10.1063/1.4984342

Solar Flux Map Distribution of a Parabolic-Spheric Dish Based on Photographic Method

Author(s): Mattia Roccabruna, Fabio Menna, Fabio Remondino, Luigi Crema
Published in: Proceedings of EuroSun 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-8
DOI: 10.18086/eurosun2018.10.10

Multivariable controller for stationary flat plate solar collectors *

Author(s): Andrea Tosi, Lidia Roca, Juan D. Gil, Antonio Visioli, Manuel Berenguel
Published in: 2018 7th International Conference on Systems and Control (ICSC), 2018, Page(s) 7-12
DOI: 10.1109/icosc.2018.8587808

Solar Thermal Technologies for Low-Carbon Industrial Processes: Dynamic Modelling, Techno-Economic Analysis and Environmental Impact

Author(s): Michele Bolognese, Luigi Crema, Prattico Luca, Diego Viesi, Ruben Bartali
Published in: Proceedings, Issue 58/1, 2020, Page(s) 14, ISSN 2504-3900
DOI: 10.3390/wef-06911

Economic Assessment of a PV Hybridized Linear Fresnel Collector Supplying Air Conditioning and Electricity for Buildings

Author(s): Alaric Christian Montenon, Costas Papanicolas
Published in: Energies, Issue 14/1, 2021, Page(s) 131, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en14010131

PV system design with the effect of soiling on the optimum tilt angle

Author(s): Ricardo Conceição, Hugo G. Silva, Luis Fialho, Francis M. Lopes, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 133, 2019, Page(s) 787-796, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2018.10.080

Comparison of dynamic PTC thermal models using semi-analytical and finite volume methods

Author(s): Özgür Bayer, Eray Uzgoren
Published in: Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Issue 37/3, 2018, Page(s) 1191-1200, ISSN 1944-7442
DOI: 10.1002/ep.12773

A Monte Carlo method to solve for radiative effective thermal conductivity for particle beds of various solid fractions and emissivities

Author(s): Evan Johnson, İlker Tarı, Derek Baker
Published in: Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Issue 250, 2020, Page(s) 107014, ISSN 0022-4073
DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2020.107014

Influence of gaseous pollutants and their synergistic effects on the aging of reflector materials for concentrating solar thermal technologies

Author(s): A. García-Segura, A. Fernández-García, M.J. Ariza, F. Sutter, T.C. Diamantino, L. Martínez-Arcos, T.J. Reche-Navarro, L. Valenzuela
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Issue 200, 2019, Page(s) 109955, ISSN 0927-0248
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2019.109955

Organic Soiling: The Role of Pollen in PV Module Performance Degradation

Author(s): Ricardo Conceição, Hugo Silva, José Mirão, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Energies, Issue 11/2, 2018, Page(s) 294, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en11020294

Saharan dust transport to Europe and its impact on photovoltaic performance: A case study of soiling in Portugal

Author(s): Ricardo Conceição, Hugo G. Silva, José Mirão, Michael Gostein, Luis Fialho, Luis Narvarte, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 160, 2018, Page(s) 94-102, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.11.059

A 100 kW cavity-receiver reactor with an integrated two-step thermochemical cycle: Thermal performance under solar transients

Author(s): Alfonso Vidal, Aurelio Gonzalez, Thorsten Denk
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 153, 2020, Page(s) 270-279, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.01.146

A Pressurized High-Flux Solar Reactor for the Thermochemical Gasification of Charcoal Slurry—Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer Analysis

Author(s): F. Müller, A. Steinfeld
Published in: Journal of Heat Transfer, Issue 142/5, 2019, ISSN 0022-1481
DOI: 10.1115/1.4045608

Experimental testing of a solar air cavity-receiver with reticulated porous ceramic absorbers for thermal processing at above 1000 °C

Author(s): Vikas R. Patil, Fabio Kiener, Adrian Grylka, Aldo Steinfeld
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 214, 2021, Page(s) 72-85, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2020.11.045

Co-production of syngas and potassium-based fertilizer by solar-driven thermochemical conversion of crop residues

Author(s): F. Müller, H. Patel, D. Blumenthal, P. Poživil, P. Das, C. Wieckert, P. Maiti, S. Maiti, A. Steinfeld
Published in: Fuel Processing Technology, Issue 171, 2018, Page(s) 89-99, ISSN 0378-3820
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2017.08.006

Benchmarking analysis of a novel thermocline hybrid thermal energy storage system using steelmaking slag pebbles as packed-bed filler material for central receiver applications

Author(s): Javier López Sanz, Francisco Cabello Nuñez, Fritz Zaversky
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 188, 2019, Page(s) 644-654, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2019.06.028

CSP mirror soiling characterization and modeling

Author(s): Ricardo Conceição, Hugo G. Silva, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Issue 185, 2018, Page(s) 233-239, ISSN 0927-0248
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.05.035

Assessment of Heat Exchangers for the Integration of Concentrated Solar Energy into the Catalytic Hydrothermal Gasification of Biomass

Author(s): Sebastian Viereck, Jonas Keller, Andreas Haselbacher, Zoran R. Jovanovic, Aldo Steinfeld
Published in: Energy Technology, Issue 5/11, 2017, Page(s) 2086-2099, ISSN 2194-4288
DOI: 10.1002/ente.201700405

Durability Studies of Solar Reflectors Used in Concentrating Solar Thermal Technologies under Corrosive Sulfurous Atmospheres

Author(s): Alejandro García-Segura, Aránzazu Fernández-García, Francisco Buendía-Martínez, María Ariza, Florian Sutter, Loreto Valenzuela
Published in: Sustainability, Issue 10/9, 2018, Page(s) 3008, ISSN 2071-1050
DOI: 10.3390/su10093008

Comparing the solar-to-fuel energy conversion efficiency of ceria and perovskite based thermochemical redox cycles for splitting H2O and CO2

Author(s): Christopher L. Muhich, Samuel Blaser, Marie C. Hoes, Aldo Steinfeld
Published in: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Issue 43/41, 2018, Page(s) 18814-18831, ISSN 0360-3199
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.08.137

Effects of reduced sulphur atmospheres on reflector materials for concentrating solar thermal applications

Author(s): A. García-Segura, A. Fernández-García, M.J. Ariza, F. Sutter, L. Valenzuela
Published in: Corrosion Science, Issue 133, 2018, Page(s) 78-93, ISSN 0010-938X
DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.01.021

Degradation of concentrating solar thermal reflectors in acid rain atmospheres

Author(s): A. García-Segura, A. Fernández-García, M.J. Ariza, F. Sutter, L. Valenzuela
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Issue 186, 2018, Page(s) 92-104, ISSN 0927-0248
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.06.032

Development and application of a multi-domain dynamic model for direct steam generation solar power plant

Author(s): A. Rousset, R. Baviere, V. Vuillerme
Published in: IFAC-PapersOnLine, Issue 51/2, 2018, Page(s) 777-782, ISSN 2405-8963
DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.04.008

Engineering aspects and thermal performance of molten salt transfer lines in solar power applications

Author(s): A.M. Bonanos, M.C. Georgiou, K.G. Stokos, C.N. Papanicolas
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, Issue 154, 2019, Page(s) 294-301, ISSN 1359-4311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.03.091

Experimental and numerical study on a freeze protection system for flat-plate solar collectors with silicone peroxide tubes

Author(s): J. Vera-Medina, I. Lillo-Bravo, J. Hernández, M. Larrañeta
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, Issue 135, 2018, Page(s) 446-453, ISSN 1359-4311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.02.085

Heliostat surface shape characterization for accurate flux prediction

Author(s): A.M. Bonanos, M. Faka, D. Abate, S. Hermon, M.J. Blanco
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 142, 2019, Page(s) 30-40, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.04.051

Influence of Linear Flow Velocity of Uncracked Ammonia (NH3) Gas on Formation of Higher Nitrides, -MoN and -Fe2N, under Concentrated Solar Irradiation in the SF40 Solar Furnace at PSA

Author(s): Nobumitsu Shohoji, Fernando Almeida Costa Oliveira, José Galindo, Jorge Cruz Fernandes, José Rodríguez, Inmaculada Cañadas, Luís Guerra Rosa
Published in: International Journal of Materials and Chemistry, Issue 9/1, 2019, Page(s) 1-12, ISSN 2166-5354
DOI: 10.5923/j.ijmc.20190901.01

On-site parabolic-trough collector testing in solar thermal power plants: Experimental validation of a new approach developed for the IEC 62862-3-2 standard

Author(s): Fabienne Sallaberry, Loreto Valenzuela, Luis G. Palacin
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 155, 2017, Page(s) 398-409, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.06.045

One-Sun CPC-type solar collectors with evacuated tubular receivers

Author(s): T. Osório, P. Horta, J. Marchã, M. Collares-Pereira
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 134, 2019, Page(s) 247-257, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2018.11.017

On the regeneration of thermally regenerative ammonia batteries

Author(s): Fabrizio Vicari, Adriana D’Angelo, Yohan Kouko, Alessandro Loffredi, Alessandro Galia, Onofrio Scialdone
Published in: Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Issue 48/12, 2018, Page(s) 1381-1388, ISSN 0021-891X
DOI: 10.1007/s10800-018-1240-0

Modeling and energetic-exergetic evaluation of a novel screw expander-based direct steam generation solar system

Author(s): Paolo Iodice, Giuseppe Langella, Amedeo Amoresano
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, Issue 155, 2019, Page(s) 82-95, ISSN 1359-4311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.03.151

New considerations for modelling a MED-TVC plant under dynamic conditions

Author(s): L. Guimard, A. Cipollina, B. Ortega-Delgado, G. Micale, F. Couenne, P. Bandelier, C. Jallut
Published in: Desalination, Issue 452, 2019, Page(s) 94-113, ISSN 0011-9164
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2018.10.026

Optical design and experimental characterization of a solar concentrating dish system for fuel production via thermochemical redox cycles

Author(s): Fabian Dähler, Michael Wild, Remo Schäppi, Philipp Haueter, Thomas Cooper, Philipp Good, Carlos Larrea, Max Schmitz, Philipp Furler, Aldo Steinfeld
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 170, 2018, Page(s) 568-575, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2018.05.085

Optimal Temperature Control of Large Scale District Heating Networks

Author(s): R. Bavière, M. Vallée
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 149, 2018, Page(s) 69-78, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2018.08.170

Optimized design of a Linear Fresnel reflector for solar process heat applications

Author(s): Diego Pulido-Iparraguirre, Loreto Valenzuela, Juan-José Serrano-Aguilera, Aránzazu Fernández-García
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 131, 2019, Page(s) 1089-1106, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2018.08.018

Optimization of medium temperature direct steam generation solar plant

Author(s): Paolo Iodice, Giuseppe Langella, Amedeo Amoresano, Raffaella Di Dona
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 148, 2018, Page(s) 122-129, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2018.08.039

Parameters Influencing the Output Precision of a Lens-Lens Beam Generator Solar Concentrator

Author(s): M. Tawfik; X. Tonnellier; C. Sansom
Published in: International Journal of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Issue Vol.11, No 4, 2017, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1130468

Performance Analysis of a RED-MED Salinity Gradient Heat Engine

Author(s): Patricia Palenzuela, Marina Micari, Bartolomé Ortega-Delgado, Francesco Giacalone, Guillermo Zaragoza, Diego-César Alarcón-Padilla, Andrea Cipollina, Alessandro Tamburini, Giorgio Micale
Published in: Energies, Issue 11/12, 2018, Page(s) 3385, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en11123385

Performance of factory made solar heating systems according to standard ISO 9459-5:2007

Author(s): J. Vera-Medina, M. Larrañeta, I. Lillo-Bravo
Published in: Energy and Buildings, Issue 183, 2019, Page(s) 454-466, ISSN 0378-7788
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.11.014

Portland cement clinker production using concentrated solar energy – A proof-of-concept approach

Author(s): F.A. Costa Oliveira, J.C. Fernandes, J. Galindo, J. Rodríguez, I. Cañadas, V. Vermelhudo, A. Nunes, L.G. Rosa
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 183, 2019, Page(s) 677-688, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2019.03.064

Renewable and Highly Efficient Energy Systems Through Innovative Combination of Solar Thermal and Heat Pump Systems

Author(s): Grubbauer, Anna; Fluch, Jurgen; Brunner, Christoph; Ramschak, Thomas; Wilk, Veronika; Fleckl, Thomas
Published in: Chemical Engineering Transactions, Issue Vol 70, 2018, Page(s) 745-750, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1870125

Review of accelerated ageing test modelling and its application to solar mirrors

Author(s): Coralie Avenel, Olivier Raccurt, Jean-Luc Gardette, Sandrine Therias
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Issue 186, 2018, Page(s) 29-41, ISSN 0927-0248
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.06.024

Reverse electrodialysis heat engine with multi-effect distillation: Exergy analysis and perspectives

Author(s): B. Ortega-Delgado, F. Giacalone, P. Catrini, A. Cipollina, A. Piacentino, A. Tamburini, G. Micale
Published in: Energy Conversion and Management, Issue 194, 2019, Page(s) 140-159, ISSN 0196-8904
DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2019.04.056

Robust Mesoporous CoMo/γ-Al 2 O 3 Catalysts from Cyclodextrin-Based Supramolecular Assemblies for Hydrothermal Processing of Microalgae: Effect of the Preparation Method

Author(s): Rudina Bleta, Benedetto Schiavo, Natale Corsaro, Paula Costa, Alberto Giaconia, Leonardo Interrante, Eric Monflier, Giuseppe Pipitone, Anne Ponchel, Salvatore Sau, Onofrio Scialdone, Sébastien Tilloy, Alessandro Galia
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Issue 10/15, 2017, Page(s) 12562-12579, ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b16185

Round Robin Test for the comparison of spectral emittance measurement apparatuses

Author(s): E. Le Baron, O. Raccurt, P. Giraud, M. Adier, J. Barriga, B. Diaz, P. Echegut, D. De Sousa Meneses, C. Capiani, D. Sciti, A. Soum-Glaude, C. Escape, I. Jerman, G.A. López, T. Echániz, M.J. Tello, F. Matino, A. Maccari, L. Mercatelli, E. Sani
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Issue 191, 2019, Page(s) 476-485, ISSN 0927-0248
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.11.026

Short-Term Forecasts of DNI from an Integrated Forecasting System (ECMWF) for Optimized Operational Strategies of a Central Receiver System

Author(s): Lopes, Conceição, Silva, Fasquelle, Salgado, Canhoto, Collares-Pereira
Published in: Energies, Issue 12/7, 2019, Page(s) 1368, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12071368

Sewage sludge as cheap alternative to microalgae as feedstock of catalytic hydrothermal liquefaction processes

Author(s): Claudia Prestigiacomo, Paula Costa, Filomena Pinto, Benedetto Schiavo, Angelo Siragusa, Onofrio Scialdone, Alessandro Galia
Published in: The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, Issue 143, 2019, Page(s) 251-258, ISSN 0896-8446
DOI: 10.1016/j.supflu.2018.08.019

Short-term forecasts of GHI and DNI for solar energy systems operation: assessment of the ECMWF integrated forecasting system in southern Portugal

Author(s): Francis M. Lopes, Hugo G. Silva, Rui Salgado, Afonso Cavaco, Paulo Canhoto, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 170, 2018, Page(s) 14-30, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2018.05.039

Solar thermal hybrids for combustion power plant: A growing opportunity

Author(s): G.J. Nathan, M. Jafarian, B.B. Dally, W.L. Saw, P.J. Ashman, E. Hu, A. Steinfeld
Published in: Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Issue 64, 2018, Page(s) 4-28, ISSN 0360-1285
DOI: 10.1016/j.pecs.2017.08.002

Solar-driven alumina calcination for CO 2 mitigation and improved product quality

Author(s): Dominic Davis, Fabian Müller, Woei L. Saw, Aldo Steinfeld, Graham J. Nathan
Published in: Green Chemistry, Issue 19/13, 2017, Page(s) 2992-3005, ISSN 1463-9262
DOI: 10.1039/c7gc00585g

Techno-economic assessment of multi-effect distillation process for the treatment and recycling of ion exchange resin spent brines

Author(s): M. Micari, M. Moser, A. Cipollina, B. Fuchs, B. Ortega-Delgado, A. Tamburini, G. Micale
Published in: Desalination, Issue 456, 2019, Page(s) 38-52, ISSN 0011-9164
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2019.01.011

Theoretical and experimental analysis of an innovative dual-axis tracking linear Fresnel lenses concentrated solar thermal collector

Author(s): Simoni Perini, Xavier Tonnellier, Peter King, Christopher Sansom
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 153, 2017, Page(s) 679-690, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.06.010

Thermal and fluid dynamic analysis of Direct Steam Generation Parabolic Trough Collectors

Author(s): Souha Ferchichi, Hamdi Kessentini, Sergio Morales-Ruiz, Joaquim Rigola, Chiheb Bouden, Assensi Oliva
Published in: Energy Conversion and Management, Issue 196, 2019, Page(s) 467-483, ISSN 0196-8904
DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2019.05.107

Towards the first proof of the concept of a Reverse ElectroDialysis - Membrane Distillation Heat Engine

Author(s): M. Micari, A. Cipollina, F. Giacalone, G. Kosmadakis, M. Papapetrou, G. Zaragoza, G. Micale, A. Tamburini
Published in: Desalination, Issue 453, 2019, Page(s) 77-88, ISSN 0011-9164
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2018.11.022

Anti-soiling coating performance assessment on the reduction of soiling effect in second-surface solar mirror

Author(s): Daniel Lopes, Ricardo Conceição, Hugo Gonçalves Silva, Estíbaliz Aranzabe, Gema Pérez, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Solar Energy, Issue 194, 2019, Page(s) 478-484, ISSN 0038-092X
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2019.10.059

Light source selection for a solar simulator for thermal applications: A review

Author(s): M. Tawfik, X. Tonnellier, C. Sansom
Published in: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Issue 90, 2018, Page(s) 802-813, ISSN 1364-0321
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.059

Design, Manufacturing and Characterization of Linear Fresnel Reflector’s Facets

Author(s): Diego Pulido-Iparraguirre, Loreto Valenzuela, Jesús Fernández-Reche, José Galindo, José Rodríguez
Published in: Energies, Issue 12/14, 2019, Page(s) 2795, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12142795

Solar‐thermal driven drying technologies for large‐scale industrial applications: State of the art, gaps, and opportunities

Author(s): In'am Kamfa, Jürgen Fluch, Ruben Bartali, Derek Baker
Published in: International Journal of Energy Research, Issue 44/13, 2020, Page(s) 9864-9888, ISSN 0363-907X
DOI: 10.1002/er.5622

Predicted direct solar radiation (ECMWF) for optimized operational strategies of linear focus parabolic-trough systems

Author(s): Francis M. Lopes, Ricardo Conceição, Thomas Fasquelle, Hugo G. Silva, Rui Salgado, Paulo Canhoto, Manuel Collares-Pereira
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 151, 2020, Page(s) 378-391, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.020

Method for customized design of a quasi-stationary CPC-type solar collector to minimize the energy cost

Author(s): T. Osório, P. Horta, M. Collares-Pereira
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 133, 2019, Page(s) 1086-1098, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2018.10.110

Experimental investigation of fluidized bed to be used as solar thermal energy storage

Author(s): E. Polat
Published in: 2019

Simulation of solar thermal application in a cement plant

Author(s): S. Salehian
Published in: 2020

Integration of solar energy and industrial waste heat into an industrial zone with heat distribution network and optimization of energy sources for units

Author(s): S. Karimi
Published in: 2019

Design of a Software for the Construction of HeatDistribution Networks with Concentrated Solar ThermalIntegration based on Pinch and Exergy Analyses

Author(s): M. E. Ince
Published in: 2019

Thermodynamic, Exergy, and Thermoeconomic analysis of Multiple Effect Distillation Processes

Author(s): Pietro Catrini, Andrea Cipollina, Francesco Giacalone, Giorgio Micale, Antonio Piacentino, Alessandro Tamburini
Published in: Renewable Energy Powered Desalination Handbook, 2018, Page(s) 445-489
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-815244-7.00012-x