Power from the sun - now a day-night operation

Sanford, Leonard
August 2010
Modern Power Systems;Aug2010, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p13
The article offers information on the construction of worldwide solar power generation using photovoltaic and thermal energy forms. It discusses the process of hybrid solar power plant including thermal energy harvesting through high pressure steam systems, heat absorption and storage of molten salt fluids. It presents the innovations on hybrid solar and natural gas facilities and their construction by several companies including the Extresol, Helioenergy in Spain, and Barstow X in the U.S.


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