Journal article

Technical and Economical Evaluation of Solar Thermal Power Generation

Tsoutsos T, Gekas V, Marketaki K ...see all

Renewable Energy, vol. 28, issue 6 (2003) pp. 873-886

  • 8

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.
Sign in to save reference

Abstract

This article presents a feasibility study on a solar power system based on the Stirling dish (SD) technology, and 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 CO{sub 2} 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 in 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. (author)

Author-supplied keywords

  • solar electricity generation
  • solar thermal power
  • stir-
  • technical and economical evaluation

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Get full text

Authors

  • T Tsoutsos

  • V Gekas

  • K Marketaki

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free