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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2019, 141(5): 051001.
Paper No: SOL-18-1421
Published Online: March 19, 2019
...M. Capocelli; G. Caputo; M. De Falco; I. Balog; V. Piemonte This paper presents the modeling theory and results of an innovative thermal energy storage (TES) facility, ideated, realized, and tested by ENEA (Italy). This prototype enabled the thermocline storage with molten salts in a novel geometry...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2014, 136(4): 041002.
Paper No: SOL-13-1226
Published Online: May 13, 2014
...Brian D. Iverson; Stephen J. Bauer; Scott M. Flueckiger thermocline thermal energy storage concentrating solar power solar energy Molten-salt thermocline tanks are a thermal storage technology for use in concentrating solar power plants where sensible energy in the liquid salt...
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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
...,” ASME). A single tank TES system consists of a thermocline region which produces the temperature gradient between hot and cold storage fluid by density difference (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, http://www.eere.energy.gov/basics/renewable_energy/thermal_storage.html ). Preservation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2012, 134(4): 041014.
Published Online: October 17, 2012
... online October 17, 2012. Assoc. Editor: Rainer Tamme. 24 10 2011 06 09 2012 The growing interest in large-scale solar power production has led to a renewed exploration of thermal storage technologies. In a thermocline storage system, heat transfer fluid (HTF) from the collection...
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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...