Sign up & Download
Sign in

Technical and economical evaluation of solar thermal power generation

by Theocharis Tsoutsos, Vasilis Gekas, Katerina Marketaki
Renewable Energy ()

Abstract

This article presents a feasibilty on a solar power system based on the Stirling dish (SD) technology, reviews and compares the available Stirling engines in the perspective of a solar Stirling system. The system is evaluated, as a parameter to alleviate the energy system of the Cretan island while taking care of the CO2 emissions. In the results a sensitivity analysis was implemented, as well as a comparison with conventional power systems. In the long-term, solar thermal power stations based on a SD can become a competitive option on the electricity market, if a concerted programme capable of building the forces of industry, finance, insurance and other decision makers will support the market extension for this promising technology.?? 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

Cite this document (BETA)

Available from Renewable Energy
Page 1
hidden
Page 2
hidden

Readership Statistics

34 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
 
 
by Academic Status
 
38% Student (Master)
 
26% Ph.D. Student
 
6% Doctoral Student
by Country
 
9% India
 
3% Colombia
 
3% Canada

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Already have an account? Sign in