Energy and Climate

Solar Mirrors

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)

On April 13, 2011, in

CSP R&D at Sandia Testing Facilities Software & Tools Resources Contacts News Concentrating Solar Power Concentrating solar power (CSP) uses arrays of mirrors to concentrate large amounts of heat by focusing sunlight from a large field into a much smaller area. The concentrated heat energy is then used in a conventional power cycle or other […]

Solar CSP R&D Activities at Sandia

On March 3, 2011, in

Sandia supports the DOE Concentrating Solar Power Program and the CSP industry by providing: R&D on CSP components and systems; advanced component development; component and systems analysis; test and evaluation; and supporting market development activities. Listed below are systems and technologies supported by Sandia National Laboratories.