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By Eduardo F. Camacho, Manuel Berenguel, Francisco R. Rubio, Diego Martínez

Control of solar power platforms info the most solar power structures, difficulties concerned with their keep watch over, and the way regulate platforms can assist in expanding their potency. Thermal strength platforms are explored extensive, as are photovoltaic new release and different solar power functions equivalent to sunlight furnaces and sunlight refrigeration structures. This moment and up to date variation of complex keep watch over of sun crops comprises new fabric on: sun towers and sun monitoring; heliostat calibration, characterization and offset correction; sun radiation, estimation, prediction, and computation; and built-in keep an eye on of sun crops. This re-creation includes labored examples within the textual content in addition to proposed routines and simulation types and so might be of serious use to the coed and educational, in addition to the commercial practitioner.

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An important part of this book is dedicated to this issue. The heated HTF is then used to produce steam and from this point, the controls at this level do not differ much from the control of other thermal plants. The upper control level takes care of the operation of the complete solar system. The control decides what amount of energy is produced and delivered and what amount is stored and which are the set points of the main process variables at any given moment. Since the solar radiation varies along the day, the plant is rarely at a steady state condition and the determination of the optimal operating points should be done dynamically.

Eu/doctoralcolloquium6/) mirror, an attenuator or shutter and the test zone located in the concentrator focus. In Chap. 7, Sect. 2, the modeling and control of the solar furnace of the PSA will be studied in detail. 2 Solar Cooling Solar energy cannot only be used for heating but also for cooling purposes. Solar cooling also has the advantage of requiring little energy storage, because the needs of cold air match solar radiation very well. There are various ways in which solar energy can be used for cooling [177, 209].

The most efficient tracking is done by the parabolic dish systems, in which tracking is two-axis and the parabola faces the Sun directly when in tracking mode, so there is no cosine factor effect. This is possible because the parabola has a single focal point, where the receiver may be placed.

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