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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2014, 136(4): 041015.
Paper No: SOL-13-1144
Published Online: June 20, 2014
...% KNO 3 ) is chosen since it represents the commercial molten salt solution until today. The utilization of molten salt in PTs, as well as the thermophysical properties is discussed in Ref. [ 19 ]. The minimal salt temperature in the plant is set to 260 °C in order to avoid solidification. For both...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2014, 136(3): 031017.
Paper No: SOL-13-1046
Published Online: May 2, 2014
... Applications of Ternary Molten Salts ,” 1988 Summer National Meeting, American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) , Denver , Colorado, USA. [6] Bradshaw , R. W. , and Meeker , D. E. , 1990 , “ High-Temperature Stability of Ternary Nitrate Molten Salts for Solar Thermal Energy Systems...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2014, 136(1): 011015.
Paper No: SOL-13-1153
Published Online: October 25, 2013
...Scott M. Flueckiger; Brian D. Iverson; Suresh V. Garimella Fig. 1 Schematic illustration of a molten-salt thermocline tank, including the porous quartzite rock bed and the liquid heel. Hot salt is supplied at the liquid heel through the top manifold and is extracted via the hot pump. Cold...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2014, 136(2): 021010.
Paper No: SOL-12-1202
Published Online: September 16, 2013
... September 16, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Rainer Tamme. 15 08 2012 01 05 2013 The overall efficiency of a concentrating solar power (CSP) plant depends on the effectiveness of thermal energy storage (TES) system (Kearney and Herrmann, 2002, “Assessment of a Molten Salt Heat Transfer Fluid...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031023.
Published Online: August 17, 2011
...Gregory J. Kolb A study was performed to compare the annual performance of 50 MW e Andasol-like trough plants that employ either a 2-tank or a thermocline-type molten-salt thermal storage system. trnsys software was used to create the plant models and to perform the annual simulations. The annual...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031013.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
...Justin W. Raade; David Padowitz This paper describes an advanced heat transfer fluid (HTF) consisting of a novel mixture of inorganic salts with a low melting point and high thermal stability. These properties produce a broad operating range molten salt and enable effective thermal storage...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041003.
Published Online: August 19, 2010
...Gregory J. Kolb; Richard B. Diver Recent studies in the United States suggest that parabolic trough levelized energy costs (LECs) can be reduced 10–15% through integration of a large salt energy storage system coupled with the direct heating of molten salt in the solar field. While noteworthy...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2008, 130(2): 024501.
Published Online: February 12, 2008
... of this concept and the choice of molten salts as the heat transfer fluid, in both the receiver and heat storage, enables solar collection to be decoupled from electricity generation better than water∕steam systems, yielding high capacity factors with solar-only or low hybridization ratios. These advantages...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2004, 126(3): 850–857.
Published Online: July 19, 2004
...) introduced into the molten salt medium. The operating conditions were reaction temperatures of 1073–1188 K and a particle peak-heating rate of 100 K/sec. The assessments performed for a commercial-scale solar reactor demonstrate that pyrolysis of biomass particles dispersed in a molten salt phase could...