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Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)

Offering 50% cost match for collaborative CSP Technology Development Proposals We are seeking proposals from commercial partners who would like to invest in developing new solar thermal technologies and/or validating technological concepts using Sandia’s expertise and infrastructure, including the National Solar Thermal Test Facility. Areas of possible collaboration include, but are not limited to, [...]

By |April 13th, 2011|Comments Off on Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)

Solar CSP R&D Activities at Sandia

The first step in a concentrating solar power system is to “collect” and focus the sunlight using a large array of mirrors, or collectors. Different configurations of mirrors can be used depending on the type of CSP technology being employed. CSP system technologies include dish, parabolic trough, linear Fresnel, and central receiver (power tower) systems. [...]

By |March 3rd, 2011|Comments Off on Solar CSP R&D Activities at Sandia