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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng.
Paper No: SOL-23-1349
Published Online: July 2, 2024
... method could reduce the commissioning time and therefore increase the viability of a solar tower plant significantly. In this work, we present HelioPoint, a fast airborne heliostat calibration technique, and demonstrate its accuracy to be below 0.3 mrad. The measurement is performed using an LED...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2025, 147(1): 011002.
Paper No: SOL-23-1230
Published Online: May 24, 2024
...Ye Zhang; Fouad Haddad; Peiwen Li Molten salts are employed as the heat transfer fluid to carry the thermal energy from a solar receiver or a nuclear reactor for delivering to thermal storage systems or thermal power plants for power generation. For the startup operation, molten salts need...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2024, 146(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-23-1167
Published Online: May 15, 2024
...@nrel.gov Email: jsment@sandia.gov Email: kmarmij@sandia.gov Email: Matthew.Muller@nrel.gov Email: Mark.Mehos@nrel.gov Email: rcbrost@sandia.gov Email: maziar.arjomandi@adelaide.edu.au Contributed by the Solar Energy Division of ASME for publication in the J ournal of S olar E...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2024, 146(5): 051004.
Paper No: SOL-23-1279
Published Online: April 23, 2024
...Katherine Bassett; Rachel Silcox; Jeffrey D. Will; Sarah Hill; Paul Smith; Ben Smith; Brian Schmit; Luke J. Venstrom; Peter T. Krenzke We present a proof of concept demonstration of solar thermochemical energy storage on a multiple year time scale. The storage is fungible and can take the form...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2024, 146(3): 031003.
Paper No: SOL-23-1138
Published Online: November 3, 2023
...Anthony C. Ozurumba; N. V. Ogueke; C. A. Madu For organometallic halide solar cells (OHSC), it is expected that their performance in hot climates is to be challenged by high operating temperature conditions typical of these regions. This study explores, for the first time, the performance...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021009.
Paper No: SOL-23-1079
Published Online: October 31, 2023
... the Performance of Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping System by Water Cooling Over and Below the Photovoltaic Array ,” ASME J. Sol. Energy Eng. , 142 ( 2 ), p. 021005 . 10.1115/1.4044978 [9] Sainthiya , H. , Beniwal , N. S. , and Garg , N. , 2018 , “ Efficiency Improvement of a Photovoltaic...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2024, 146(3): 031001.
Paper No: SOL-22-1309
Published Online: October 31, 2023
...Mohamed Salim Djenane; Seddik Hadji; Omar Touhami; Abdel Halim Zitouni This paper proposes an investigation of a novel design of receiver absorber tube (circular–trapezoidal shaped) for parabolic trough concentrator (PTC) system aiming at catching a part of the lost (reflected) solar rays due...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2023, 145(6): 061012.
Paper No: SOL-22-1280
Published Online: October 4, 2023
...Tucker Farrell; Yue Cao; Frank Burkholder; Daniel Celvi; Christa Schreiber; Guangdong Zhu The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been conducting exposure experiments on solar reflectors for over four decades. Thousands of mirror samples from over 100 suppliers have been exposed...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021003.
Paper No: SOL-23-1086
Published Online: September 27, 2023
...Sohan Lal Sharma; Ajoy Debbarma The roughness geometry has been introduced to improve the rate of heat transfer in a solar air heater duct. In the current work, circular and triangular shape geometries are used as roughness elements in the rectangular channel to enhance the thermal performance...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021005.
Paper No: SOL-23-1146
Published Online: September 27, 2023
...Dylan C. McCord; Elizabeth J. Gager; Kangjae Lee; Anthony H. McDaniel; Juan C. Nino; Jonathan R. Scheffe Synthesis of solar thermochemical hydrogen (STCH) production redox materials with engineered structures, for example, replica foams, can enable efficient heat and mass transport and are critical...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2024, 146(1): 011002.
Paper No: SOL-22-1178
Published Online: May 25, 2023
... that a circular mirror is amenable to an inflated polymer construction, makes this configuration promising for low-cost, low-concentration solar thermal applications. With ω crit now determined from Eq. (28) , it may be substituted in place of ω rim in Eq. (26) to find r crit (29) r crit...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2023, 145(5): 051010.
Paper No: SOL-22-1245
Published Online: May 18, 2023
...Anand Kushwah; Anil Kumar; Manoj Kumar Gaur; Amit Pal In this study, experimental works were carried out in three different drying methods named heat exchanger-evacuated tube-assisted drying system (HE-ETADS), greenhouse solar dryer (GHSD), and open sun drying (OSD) to compare thin-layer drying...