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Air Force Research Laboratory Testing

Recently, personnel from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Albuquerque utilized the site at the National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF) to evaluate seismic and optical activity from explosives set off at locations east and west of the facility. Some of the explosives were set- off above ground and some below. The shots varied [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:13+00:00 August 17th, 2012|Concentrating Solar Power, Energy, Facilities, National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, Renewable Energy, Solar|Comments Off on Air Force Research Laboratory Testing

Sandia Wins Funding for High-Temperature Falling-Particle Solar-Energy Receiver

Sandia, with partners Georgia Tech, Bucknell University, King Saud University, and DLR (the Institute of Solar Research of the German Aerospace Center), was awarded funding to develop a concentrating solar power falling-particle receiver and heat-exchanger system under the DOE SunShot Initiative. Conventional central receiver technologies are limited to temperatures of ~600 °C with power-cycle [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:13+00:00 August 8th, 2012|Concentrating Solar Power, Energy, Facilities, National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, News & Events, Renewable Energy, Solar, SunShot|Comments Off on Sandia Wins Funding for High-Temperature Falling-Particle Solar-Energy Receiver

Concentrating Solar Power Technical Management Position

This job opening is now closed An excellent opportunity exists for a technical manager who will help build our nation's renewable energy industry. The successful candidate will provide strategic and tactical direction for the Concentrating Solar Technologies Department (6123). Management functions and responsibilities include the following: allocation, prioritization and management of staff, technicians, union personnel, [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:13+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Concentrating Solar Power, Energy, Facilities, National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, Renewable Energy, Solar|Comments Off on Concentrating Solar Power Technical Management Position