All Research Papers – SolarPACES Conference 2015

Author All Authors Title Topic Organization Country
Martins, Matthieu M. Martins 1 MWh-Concrete Based Thermal Energy Storage System Testing at the Masdar Institute Solar Platform Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
McNaughton, Robbie R. McNaughton 300 kWt Solar Thermal Supercritical Steam Receiver Thermal receivers CSIRO Australia
Demagh, Yassine Y. Demagh, L. Bordja, Y. Kabar, S. Noui The 3D Heat Flux Density Distribution on a Novel Parabolic Trough Wavy Absorber CSP systems Université de Jijel Algeria
Boubault, Antoine A. Boubault A 7.2 kW Solar Simulator for Accelerated Testing of Absorber Materials Reliability and service life prediction Sandia National Laboratories United States
Montero, Cristina C. Montero, P. Llorente, J. Martinez, R. Navio Gilaberte Abengoa’s Molten Salt Tower Technology Latest Developments CSP systems Abengoa Spain
Babiniec, Sean S. Babiniec, A. Ambrosini, E. Coker, J. Miller ABO3 (A = La, Ba, Sr, K; B = Co, Mn, Fe) Perovskites for Thermochemical Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Sandia National Laboratories United States
Antonaia, Alessandro A. Antonaia, M.L. Addonizio, A. Castaldo, A. D’Angelo, S. Esposito, M. Ferrara, A. Guglielmo, A. Maccari Accelerated Aging Tests on ENEA-ASE Solar Coating for Receiver Tube Suitable to Operate Up to 550 °C Thermal receivers ENEA-Portici Research Center Italy
Muller, Grant G. Muller, M. Mutschler Accelerating CSP with Storage in Namibia – Brave or Impossible General topics in CSP NamPower Namibia
Benmarraze, Simon S. Benmarraze Accelerating the Uptake of Renewables in Islands : Case Study of the Grid Connection of an Innovative Solar Thermal Plant with Thermal Storage in Corsica, France Grid integration SOLAREUROMED France
Zipf, Verena V. Zipf, A. Neuhäuser, D. Willert Active Latent Heat Storage with a Screw Heat Exchanger – Experimental Results for Heat Transfer and Concept for High Pressure Steam Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Garcia-Barberena, Javier J. Garcia-Barberena, N. Ubani Adjustment and Validation of a Simulation Tool for CSP Plants Based on Parabolic Trough Technology General topics in CSP CENER Spain
Bogdanov, Dimitar D. Bogdanov, H. Zlatanov Advanced Structural Optimization of a Heliostat with Cantilever Arms Commercial and demonstration projects Technical University – Sofia Bulgaria
Elias, Thierry T. Elias, C. Bourdil, E. Cuevas-Agulló, L. Dubus, P. Formenti, D. Ramon, T. Zaidouni Aerosols Attenuating the Solar Radiation Collected by Solar Tower Plants: The Horizontal Pathway at Surface Level Solar resource assessment HYGEOS France
Ferretti, Fabio F. Ferretti, V. Aga, E. Boschek, E. Conte, A. Ehrsam Alstom’s Integrated Optimization Methodology of Tower Based Molten Salt CSP-PV Hybrid Plants CSP systems Alstom Renewable Switzerland Switzerland
Chen, Chen C. Chen, H. Aryafar, A. Lavine, K. Lovegrove, G. Warrier Ammonia Synthesis for Producing Supercritical Steam in the Context of Solar Thermochemical Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Univ. of California, Los Angeles United States
Feldhoff, Jan Fabian J.F. Feldhoff, T. Hirsch, R. Pitz-Paal, L. Valenzuela Analysis and Potential of Once-through Steam Generators in Line Focus Systems – Final Results of the DUKE Project Commercial and demonstration projects DLR Germany
Seubert, Bernhard B. Seubert, T. Fluri, W. Gaggioli, L. Rinaldi, E. Rivas, E. Rojas Analysis of a Helical Coil Once-Through Molten Salt Steam Generator: Experimental Results and Heat Transfer Evaluation CSP systems Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems Germany
Otieno, George A. G.A. Otieno, A. Loosen An Analysis of Key Environmental and Social Risks in the Development of Concentrated Solar Power Projects General topics in CSP Carl Von Ossietzky Universität Germany
Deng, Lin L. Deng Analytical Study of Seismic Effects of a Solar Receiver Mounted on Concrete Towers with Different Fundamental Periods Thermal receivers Alstom Renewable Steam Plants United States
van der Merwe, Carel C. van der Merwe Annular Solar Tube Receiver Using a Non-uniform Porous Medium – Experimental Data Solar collectors University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Ramírez, Lourdes L. Ramírez, M. Blanco, M. González, J. Usaola, J.M. Vindel Appling Moving Blocks Bootstrap for the Creation of Multi-Year Time Series for STE Simulation Solar resource assessment CIEMAT Spain
Bichotte, Maxime M. Bichotte, L. Dubost, H. Glenat, D. Itskhokine, A. Le Gal, T. Pouit, A. Soum-Glaude Arc Deposited TiAlN Selective Absorber for High Temperature CSP Applications Thermal receivers HEF-IREIS France
Maccari, Augusto A. Maccari, S. Donnola, F. Matino, S. Tamano Archimede Solar Energy Molten Salt Parabolic Trough Demo Plant: Improvements and Second Year of Operation Commercial and demonstration projects Archimede Solar Energy Italy
Starke, Allan Ricardo A.R. Starke, J.M. Cardemil, S. Colle, R. Escobar Assessing the Performance of Hybrid CSP+PV Plants in Northern Chile Measurements and control Federal University of Santa Catarina Brazil
Schwarzbözl, Peter P. Schwarzbözl, A. Macke, A. Rong, J. Säck, S. Ulmer An Automated Model-Based Aim Point Distribution System for Solar Towers Solar collectors DLR-German Aerospace Center Germany
Bennouna, El Ghali E.G. Bennouna, H. Frej, A. Mimet Benefits of Production Extension and Shifting with Thermal Storage for a 1MW CSP-ORC Plant in Morocco Thermal/thermochemical energy storage IRESEN Morocco
Dreijer, Janto J. Dreijer Binary Pattern Deflectometry for Facet Characterization Measurements and control Stellenbosch University South Africa
Hess, Stefan S. Hess Booster Reflectors for Stationary Solar Thermal Collectors Solar collectors Stellenbosch University South Africa
Melsert, Ryan R. Melsert Calcium-Based Thermochemical Energy Storage System for Use with High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Facilities Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Southern Research United States
Badenhorst, Heinrich H. Badenhorst Carbon Foams and Carbon Black as Collectors for Concentrated Solar Energy Solar collectors University of Pretoria South Africa
Marsberg, Justin J. Marsberg Central Solar Receiver Simulation of Complex Geometries Using Ray Tracing Methods Solar collectors University of Pretoria South Africa
Roldán, Maria Isabel M.I. Roldán, J. Fernández-Reche CFD Analysis of Supercritical CO2 Used as HTF in a Solar Tower Receiver Thermal receivers Plataforma Solar de Almería-CIEMAT Spain
Kang, Yong-Heack Y. Kang, W. Jeon, H. Kim, C. Yun CFD Analysis on Wind Load Over a CSP Plant General topics in CSP Korea Institute of Energy Research South Korea
Rungasamy, Ansuya A. Rungasamy, K. Craig, J. Meyer CFD Modeling and Optical Optimization of an Etendue Conserving Compact Linear Collector Field Solar collectors University of Pretoria South Africa
Garcia-Barberena, Javier J. Garcia-Barberena, N. Lopez CFD Simulation of Natural Convection in a CSP Tower Cavity Receiver Thermal receivers CENER Spain
Hinkley, Jim J. Hinkley, R. McNaughton, J. Pye, W. Saw, E. Stechel The Challenges and Opportunities for Integration of Solar Syngas Production with Liquid Fuel Synthesis Solar fuels CSIRO Australia
Diago, Miguel M. Diago, N. Calvet, A. Crespo Iniesta, T. Delclos, T. Shamim, A. Soum-Glaude Characterization of Desert Sand as a Sensible Thermal Energy Storage Medium Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Kumar, Rohitash R. Kumar, A. Dixit, S. Vyas Charging Studies of Heat Packs Using Parabolic Dish Solar Energy Concentrator for Extreme Conditions Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Defence Laboratory Jodhpur India
Chauvin, Rémi R. Chauvin, S. Grieu, J. Nou, S. Thil Cloud Motion Estimation Using a Sky Imager Solar resource assessment PROMES-CNRS France
Fernández-Peruchena, Carlos M C.M. Fernández-Peruchena, J. García-Barberena, M. Gastón, V. Guisado A Clustering Approach for the Analysis of Solar Energy Yields: A Case Study for Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plants CSP systems National Renewable energy Centre (CENER) Spain
Pagkoura, Chrysoula C. Pagkoura, E. Halevas, G. Karagiannakis, A.G. Konstandopoulos Co3O4-Based Honeycombs as Compact Redox Reactors/Heat Exchangers for Thermochemical Storage in the Next Generation CSP Plants Thermal/thermochemical energy storage APTL/CPERI/CERTH Greece
Gokon, Nobuyuki N. Gokon, T. Kodama, T. Shimizu, T. Tanabe Cold Test with a Benchtop Set-up for Fluidized Bed Reactor Using Quartz Sand to Simulate Gasification of Coal Cokes by Concentrated Solar Radiation Solar fuels Niigata University Japan
Kiatpanya, Pairoj P. Kiatpanya, P. Armstrong, H. Javed, A. Khusanov, V. Kumar Combined Cycle with Intermediate Thermal Energy Storage (CITES) Power cycles Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Zipf, Verena V. Zipf, A. Neuhäuser Combined Solar Heat and Power System with a Latent Heat Storage – System Simulations for an Economic Assessment CSP systems Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Platzer, Werner W. Platzer Combined Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Power Plants – an Approach to 24h Solar Electricity? CSP systems Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Craig, Kenneth K. Craig, J. Marsberg, J. Meyer Combining Ray Tracing and CFD in the Thermal Analysis of a Parabolic Dish Tubular Cavity Receiver Thermal receivers University of Pretoria South Africa
Davis, Dominic D. Davis, A. Chinnici, J. Kim, A. Kumar, G. Nathan, W. Saw Comparative Analysis of the Reactor Characteristics of Alternative Solid Particle Solar Receivers Thermal receivers School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide Australia
Jorgenson, Jennie J. Jorgenson, P. Denholm, M. Mehos Comparing the Net Cost of CSP-TES to PV Deployed with Battery Storage Grid integration National Renewable Energy Laboratory United States
Trent, Maxwell M. Trent, R. Bradshaw, S. Goods Comparison of Corrosion Performance of Grade 316 and Grade 347H Stainless Steels in Molten Nitrate Salt General topics in CSP Alstom USA United States
Naamane, Sanae S. Naamane, C. Delord, M. Karim Comparison of Glass Mirrors and Silvered Polymer Mirrors Under Simulated Erosion Tests Reliability and service life prediction MAScIR Morocco
Hakkarainen, Elina E. Hakkarainen, J. Paldanius, M. Tuononen, M. Tähtinen Comparison of Measured and Simulated Irradiation Data in Dynamic Process Simulations Measurements and control VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Finland
Fontani, Daniela D. Fontani, F. Francini, D. Jafrancesco, P. Sansoni Comparison of Two Secondary Optics for a Fresnel Mirror Measurements and control CNR – INO Italy
Fasquelle, Thomas T. Fasquelle, Q. Falcoz, G. Flamant, P. Neveu, J. Walker Compatibility Tests between Jarytherm® DBT Synthetic Oil and Solid Materials from Wastes Heat transfer fluids Promes Laboratory France
Srinivasan, Vinod V. Srinivasan, A. Dash, P. Dutta Computational and Semi-Empirical Approach for Analysis of a Scroll Expander for Small Scale Organic Rankine Cycles Power cycles Indian Institute of Science India
Tomaschek, Jan J. Tomaschek, U. Fahl, T. Haasz Concentrated Solar Power Generation: Firm and Dispatchable Capacity for Brazil’s Solar Future? Policy and markets Institute for energy economics and the rational use of energy – University of Stuttgart Germany
Tetreault-Friend, Melanie M. Tetreault-Friend, E. Baglietto, A. Gil Pujol, T. McKrell, A. Slocum Concentrated Solar Power on Demand: CFD Modeling for Design and Optimization Thermal receivers Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Gil Pujol, Antoni A. Gil Pujol, N. Calvet, D.S. Codd, A.H. Slocum, D. Trumper, L. Zhou Concentrated Solar Power on Demand Demonstration: Construction and Operation of a 25 kW Prototype Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Siefert, John A. J.A. Siefert, C. Libby, J. Shingledecker Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Power Cycle Improvements through Application of Advanced Materials CSP systems Electric Power Research Institute United States
Shultz, Abraham A. Shultz Concentrating Solar Thermal Desalination Water desalination and detoxification US Department of Energy United States
Schwaiger, Karl K. Schwaiger, M. Haemmerle, M. Haider, M. Obermaier, P. Steiner Concept of a Utility Scale Dispatch Able Solar Thermal Electricity Plant with an Indirect Particle Receiver in a Single Tower Layout Power cycles Vienna University of Technology , Insitute for Energy Systems and Thermodynamics Austria
Valenzuela Rubia, Salvador S. Valenzuela Rubia, J.S. Magee, P. Marcotte, D. Martín Casero, M. Schramm, H. Yildiz Construction and Thermal Efficiency Test of 145m and 165m SpaceTube® Large-Aperture Parabolic Trough Collector Prototypes Solar collectors Abengoa Research Spain
Sansom, Christopher C. Sansom, H. Almond, A. Fernández-García, P. King, F. Sutter Contact Cleaning of Polymer Film Solar Reflectors Solar collectors Cranfield University United Kingdom
Roca, Lidia L. Roca, J. Bonilla, P. Palenzuela, M.M. Rodríguez-García, L. Valenzuela, A. de la Calle Control Strategies in a Thermal Oil – Molten Salt Heat Exchanger Measurements and control PSA-CIEMAT Spain
Wette, Johannes J. Wette, A. Fernández-García, F. Sutter Correlating Outdoor Exposure with Accelerated Aging Tests for Aluminum Solar Reflectors Reliability and service life prediction German Aerospace Center Spain
Papanicolas, Costas C. Papanicolas, A.M. Bonanos, M.C. Georgiou, E. Guillen, N. Jarraud, C. Marakkos, A. Montenon, E. Stiliaris, E. Tsioli, G. Tzamtzis, E.V. Votyakov CSP Cogeneration of Electricity and Desalinated Water at the Pentakomo Field Facility Commercial and demonstration projects The Cyprus Institute Cyprus
Gauché, Paul P. Gauché, A. Brent, J. Rudman, T. von Backstrom CSP Opportunity and Challenges in a National System: The WWF Renewable Vision for a 2030 South African Electricity Mix Grid integration Stellenbosch University South Africa
Pidaparthi, Arvind Sastry A.S. Pidaparthi, E.P. Dall, F. Dinter, J. Hoffmann CSP Parabolic Trough and Power Tower Performance Analysis through the Southern African Universities Radiometric Network (SAURAN) Data Solar resource assessment Stellenbosch University South Africa
Russo, Valeria V. Russo, T. Crescenzi, D. Mazzei A CSP Plant for Electrical Generation in Burkina Faso: Feasibility Study Solar collectors ENEA Italy
Kern, Jürgen J. Kern, T. Fichter, D. Hess, M. Moser, F. Trieb CSP-Potential and Development in BICS Countries: Lighthouses and Gateways to Continents General topics in CSP DLR – German Aerospace Center Germany
Silinga, Cebo C. Silinga, P. Gauché, W. van Niekerk CSP Scenarios in South Africa: Benefits of CSP and the Lessons Learned CSP systems Stellenbosch University South Africa
Mutschler, Margaret M. Mutschler, G.H. Muller CSP with Storage in Namibia: Unaffordable or Vital? General topics in CSP NamPower Namibia
Benmarraze, Simon S. Benmarraze Delivering Cost-Effective & Innovative Linear Fresnel CSP Technology : Experimental Thermal Analysis of a Linear Fresnel Receiver Cavity Using a Single-Tube Air-Stable Absorber Thermal receivers SOLAREUROMED France
Koepf, Erik E. Koepf, A. Meier, W. Villasmil Demonstration of a 100-kWth High-Temperature Solar Thermochemical Reactor Pilot Plant for ZnO Dissociation Solar fuels The Paul Scherrer Institute Switzerland
Zhang, Cheng C. Zhang, S. Huang, Y. Zhang Design and Comparison of Solar Thermal Oilfield Steam Production System Plans CSP systems Huazhong University of Science and Technology China
Ermanoski, Ivan I. Ermanoski, S. Brendelberger, J. Grobbel, J. Lapp, A. McDaniel, M. Roeb, C. Sattler, N. Siegel, A. Singh, J. Whaley Design and Construction of a Cascading Pressure Reactor Prototype for Solar-Thermochemical Hydrogen Production Solar fuels Sandia National Laboratories United States
Haueter, Philipp P. Haueter, T. Coper, P. Furler, A. Steinfeld Design and Experimental Demonstration of a Novel Optical Valve for the Simultaneous Operation of Multiple High-Temperature Solar Reactors for Splitting H2O and CO2 Solar fuels ETH Switzerland
Garcia, Pierre P. Garcia, N. El Mourchid, M. Olcese, V. Vuillerme Design and Modelling of an Innovative Three-Stage Thermal Storage System for Direct Steam Generation CSP Plants Thermal/thermochemical energy storage CEA-LITEN France
Falcoz, Quentin Q. Falcoz Design and Optimization of a High-Temperature Receiver for a Cascade Solar Energy System Thermal receivers UPVD PROMES-CNRS France
Carrillo, Alfonso J. A.J. Carrillo, J.M. Coronado, P. Pizarro, D.P. Serrano Design of Efficient Mn-based Redox Materials for Thermochemical Heat Storage at High Temperatures Thermal/thermochemical energy storage IMDEA Energy Spain
Christian, Joshua J. Christian, C. Ho Design Requirements, Challenges, and Solutions for High-Temperature Falling Particle Receivers Thermal receivers Sandia National Laboratories United States
Seitz, Markus M. Seitz, S. Hübner, M. Johnson Detailed Partial Load Investigation of a Thermal Energy Storage Concept for Solar Thermal Power Plants with Direct Steam Generation Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center (DLR) Germany
Garrido, Jorge J. Garrido, B. Laumert, M. Nilsson, W. Wang A Detailed Radiation Heat Transfer Study of a Dish-Stirling Receiver: the Impact of Cavity Wall Radiation Properties and Cavity Shapes Thermal receivers KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Sakellariou, Kyriaki G. K.G. Sakellariou, W. Arlt, D. Baciu, G. Charalambopoulou, G. Karagiannakis, A.G. Konstandopoulos, T. Steriotis, A. Stubos, N.I. Tsongidis Development and Evaluation of Materials for Thermochemical Heat Storage Based on the CaO/CaCO3 Reaction Couple Thermal/thermochemical energy storage APTL/CPERI/CERTH Greece
Schorn, Christian C. Schorn, A. Anthrakidis, U. Herrmann, K. Schwarzer, P. Wedding, F. Weis Development and Testing of a Novel Method for the Determination of the Efficiency of Concentrating Solar Thermal Collectors Solar collectors Solar-Institut Jülich of Aachen University of Applied Sciences Germany
Giaconia, Alberto A. Giaconia, J. Adler, M.C. Annesini, H. Balzer, D. Boettge, G. Caputo, G. Iaquaniello, A. Lemonidou, G. Monteleone, B. Morico, M.A. Murmura, V. Palma, A. Salladini, K. Shabtai, M. Sheintuch, L. Turchetti, S. Voutetakis, M. den Exter Development, Demonstration and Evaluation of a Membrane Reactor for Solar Steam Reforming Using Molten Salts as Heat Transfer Fluid Solar fuels ENEA Italy
Kim, Hong Soo H.S. Kim, S. Kim, Y.I. Kim, J.K. Kim Development of 5-Component Nitrate Salt for Thermal Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Korea Institute of Energy Research South Korea
Pye, John J. Pye, E. Abbasi, C. Asselineau, G. Burgess, J. Coventry, G. Hughes, W. Logie, F. Venn, J. Zapata Development of a Higher-Efficiency Tubular Cavity Receiver for Direct Steam Generation on a Dish Concentrator Thermal receivers Australian National University Australia
Schmidt, Matthias M. Schmidt, F. Giger, M. Gollsch, M. Grün, M. Linder Development of a Moving Bed Pilot Plant for Thermochemical Energy Storage with CaO/Ca(OH)2 Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center – DLR e.V. – Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics Germany
Dixit, Ambesh A. Dixit, L. Chandra, R. Kumar, A.K. Saha, B. Usmani Development of Fe3O4 Based Black Iron Solar Selective Coatings for Solar Absorber Applications Solar collectors Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur India
Boura, Cristiano Teixeira C.T. Boura, U. Herrmann, B. Hoffschmidt, J. McLeod, S. Niederwestberg Development of Heat Exchanger for High Temperature Energy Storage with Bulk Materials Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Solar-Institut Jülich Germany
Braillon, Julien J. Braillon, C. Delord, O. Raccurt, A. Stollo Development of Optical Tool for the Characterization of Selective Solar Absorber Tubes Measurements and control French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission France
Giraud, Philemon P. Giraud, J. Braillon, C. Delord, O. Raccurt Development of Optical Tools for the Characterization of Selective Solar Absorber at Elevated Temperature Measurements and control French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission France
Yuasa, Minoru M. Yuasa, K. Hino, M. Sonoda Development of Steady-State Model for MSPT and Detailed Analyses of Receiver Commercial and demonstration projects Chiyoda corporation Japan
Bell, Stuart S. Bell, T. Steinberg, G. Will Development of Testing Systems for Corrosion in Molten Salts Thermal/thermochemical energy storage QUT Australia
Coventry, Joe J. Coventry, M. Arjomandi, J. Barry, M. Blanco, G. Burgess, J. Campbell, P. Connor, M. Emes, P. Fairman, D. Farrant, F. Ghanadi, V. Grigoriev, C. Hall, P. Koltun, D. Lewis, S. Martin, G. Nathan, J. Pye, A. Qiu, W. Stuart, Y. Tang, F. Venn, J. Yu Development of the ASTRI Heliostat Solar collectors Australian National University Australia
Cavaco, Afonso A. Cavaco, P. Canhoto, M. Collares Pereira, M. João Costa DNI Measurements in the South of Portugal: Long Term Results through Direct Comparison with Global and Diffuse Radiation Measurements and Existing Time Series Solar resource assessment IPES – Portuguese Solar Energy Institute Portugal
Hakkarainen, Elina E. Hakkarainen, M. Tähtinen Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of Linear Fresnel Solar Field Model based on Molten Salt Heat Transfer Fluid CSP systems VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Finland
Pérez Trujillo, Francisco Javier F.J. Pérez Trujillo, V. Encinas Sánchez, G. García Martín, M.I. Lasante, T. de Miguel Effect of NaOH Addition on a Ternary Carbonate Salt to Be Used as Storage Medium for CSP Plants Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Complutense University of Madrid Spain
Al Qaydi, Muna M. Al Qaydi, S. AlMheiri, N. Calvet, T. Delclos, T. McKrell Effect of Sand and Moisture on Molten Salt Properties for Open Direct Absorption Solar Receiver/Storage System Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Gaggioli, Walter W. Gaggioli, P. Di Ascenzi, F. Fabrizi, L. Rinaldi, P. Tarquini Effects Assessment of 10 Functioning Years on the Main Components of the Molten Salt PCS Experimental Facility of ENEA CSP systems ENEA – Casaccia Italy
Homann, Christiaan C. Homann, J. Van der Spuy, T. von Backström The Effects of Solarization on the Performance of a Gas Turbine General topics in CSP STERG, Stellenbosch University South Africa
Uhlig, Ralf R. Uhlig, C. Frantz, A. Fritsch Effects of Vertically Ribbed Surface Roughness on the Forced Convective Heat Losses in Central Receiver Systems Thermal receivers DLR / Institute of Solar Research Germany
Stadler, Hannes H. Stadler, B. Hoffschmidt, D. Maldonado, A. Tiddens Efficiency Improvement of Open Volumetric Receivers by Increase of the Air Return Ratio Thermal receivers DLR Germany
Funken, Karl-Heinz K. Funken, F. Göhring, T. Hartz, B. Hoffschmidt Emerging DLR’s Juelich Site as a Solar Campus fpr Applied Solar Technology Commercial and demonstration projects DLR, Institute of Solar Research Germany
Horta, Pedro P. Horta, M. Collares-Pereira, T. Osório Energy Cost Based Design Optimization Method for Medium Temperature CPC Collectors Solar collectors University of Évora – ST Renewable Energies Chair Portugal
Schüler, David D. Schüler, G. Abdellatif, R. Affolter, A. Al-Salaymeh, A. Allah Guizani, M. Balghouthi, P. Blanc, F. Chellali, D. Draou, J. Dubranna, N. Geuder, A. Khalil, O. M. K. Sabry, A. Mezrhab, C. Prahl, M. Röger, M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, S. Wilbert, F. Wolfertstetter, N. Yassaa The enerMENA Meteorological Network – Solar Radiation Measurements in the MENA Region Solar resource assessment German Aerospace Center (DLR) Spain
Effing, Jochem J. Effing, B. Esser, R. Wingensiefen Environmental Friendly High Protective Coatings for Solar Mirrors General topics in CSP Valspar Industries GmbH Germany
Zheng, Xiao X. Zheng, K. Schreve, W. Smit Error Model of Heliostat Calibration Measurements and control Stellenbosch University South Africa
Horta, Pedro P. Horta, M. Collares-Pereira, J. Marchã, T. Osório ESCTP: Évora Solar Concentrators Testing Platform Measurements and control University of Évora – ST Renewable Energies Chair Portugal
Lunz, Benedikt B. Lunz, R. Pitz-Paal, D.U. Sauer, P. Stoecker Evaluating the Value of Concentrated Solar Power in Electricity Systems with Fluctuating Energy Sources General topics in CSP Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (ISEA), RWTH Aachen University Germany
Ramorakane, Relebohile R. Ramorakane, F. Dinter Evaluation of Parasitic Consumption for a CSP Plant CSP systems University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Mustafa, Ibrahim I. Mustafa, S. Almheiri, N. Calvet, T. Delclos Evaluation of Sulfur as Thermal Energy Storage Medium Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Delgado, Álaro Á. Delgado, E. Blesa, C. Gertig, C. Hidalgo, R. Ron Evaluation of the Improvement Potential for a Central Receiver CSP Plant Using the Linear Fresnel Technology CSP systems DNV GL Spain
Delgado, Álaro Á. Delgado, E. Blesa, C. Gertig, C. Hidalgo, A. Loza, R. Ron Evaluation of the Variability of Wind Speed at Different Heights and its Impact on the Receiver Efficiency of Central Receiver Systems Thermal receivers DNV GL Spain
Asselineau, Charles-Alexis C. Asselineau, J. Pye Exergetic Efficiency of Dish Concentrators Using Realistic Flux Distributions Solar collectors ANU – STG Australia
Villasante, Cristobal C. Villasante, M. Burisch, D. Olasolo, M. Sanchez Experimental Analysis of a Cable Based Drive System for Heliostats Solar collectors IK4-TEKNIKER Spain
Chinnici, Alfonso A. Chinnici, M. Arjomandi, Z. Lu, G.J. Nathan, Z.F. Tian Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Flow Field and Particle Deposition in a Novel Solar Expanding-Vortex Particle Reactor CSP systems Centre of Energy Technologies, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide Australia
Steinmann, Wolf-Dieter W. Steinmann, H. Pointner Experimental and Theoretical Assessment of an Active PCM Storage Concept Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center Germany
Nakakura, Mitsuho M. Nakakura, H. Cho, N. Gokon, T. Kodama, K. Matsubara, M. Ohtake, K. Yoshida Experimental Demonstration and Numerical Model of a Point Concentration Solar Receiver Evaluation System Using a 30 kWth Sun Simulator Thermal receivers Niigata University Japan
Moore, James J. Moore, R. Grimes Experimental Design Data for a Novel Plate-Finned-Tube Air-Cooled Condenser for Concentrated Solar Power Plants General topics in CSP Stokes Institute Ireland
Aichmayer, Lukas L. Aichmayer, J. Garrido, B. Laumert, W. Wang Experimental Flux Measurement of a High-Flux Solar Simulator Using a Lambertian Target and a Thermopile Flux Sensor Measurements and control KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Crespo Iniesta, Alberto A. Crespo Iniesta, N. Calvet, M. Diago, F. Estournes, Q. Falcoz, T. Shamim Experimental Investigation of a Direct Absorption Gravity-Fed Solid Particle Receiver for Beam Sown CSP Applications Thermal receivers Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Ortega-Fernández, Iñigo I. Ortega-Fernández, B. D’Aguanno, A. Faik, K. Mani, J. Rodríguez-Aseguinolaza Experimental Investigation of Solid By-Product as Sensible Heat Storage Material: Characterization and Corrosion Study Thermal/thermochemical energy storage CIC Energigune Spain
Rommel, Matthias M. Rommel, M. Larcher Experimental Investigation on the Accuracy of Alternative Devices to Measure DNI in Comparison to Tracking Pyrheliometers Measurements and control SPF Institute for Solar Technology Switzerland
El-Leathy, Abdelrahman A. El-Leathy, S. Abdel-Khalik, H. Al-Ansary, Z. Al-Suhaibani, S.N. Danish, E. Djajadiwinata, M. Golob, S. Jeter, R. Saeed Experimental Measurements of Thermal Properties of High-Temperature Refractory Materials Used for Thermal Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage King Saud University Saudi Arabia
Stanley, Cameron C. Stanley, A. Mojiri, M. Rahat, G. Rosengarten Experimental Performance Evaluation of a Hybrid CST Receiver for Linear Concentrators Thermal receivers RMIT University Australia
Yu, Zhiqiang Z. Yu Experimental Research of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Performances in the Open-Cell Ceramic Foam Materials Thermal receivers Xi’an Jiaotong University China
El-Leathy, Abdelrahman A. El-Leathy, H. Al-Ansary, Z. Al-Suhaibani, S.N. Danish, S. Jeter Experimental Study of Compatibility of Reduced Metal Oxides with Thermal Energy Storage Lining Materials Thermal/thermochemical energy storage King Saud University Saudi Arabia
Li, Jun J. Li Experimental Study on the Anti-Freezing Performance of Tower Solar Thermal Power Generation System in Cold Region Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Institute of Electrical Engineering,Chinese Acadimy of Sciences China
Johnson, Maike M. Johnson, M. Fiß, T. Klemm Experimental Testing of Various Heat Transfer Structures in a Flat Plate Thermal Energy Storage Unit Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center Germany
Domínguez-Bravo, Carmen-Ana C. Domínguez-Bravo, S. Bode, E. Carrizosa, E. Fernández-Cara, M. Frank, P. Gauché, G. Heiming, P. Richter Field Design Optimization with Triangular Heliostat Pods CSP systems Mathematics Institute of University of Seville Spain
Meyer, Adriaan A. Meyer, A. le Roux Field Experiences with the Operation of Solar Measurement Stations in Southern Africa Solar resource assessment GeoSUN Africa South Africa
Wei, Min M. Wei Fluid Flow Distribution Optimization for Minimizing the Peak Temperature of a Tubular Solar Receiver Thermal receivers Université de Nantes France
Rodriguez-Sanchez, David D. Rodriguez-Sanchez, A. Mojiri, G. Rosengarten, C. Stanley Flux Distribution of a Parabolic Trough Concentrator with a Secondary Flat Reflector Solar collectors RMIT University Australia
Benmarraze, Simon S. Benmarraze Follow-up on the Implementation of the First Linear Fresnel Solar Thermal Power Plant in the Middle East – WECSP Solar Project in the Kingdom of Jordan Commercial and demonstration projects SOLAREUROMED France
Grigoriev, Victor V. Grigoriev, M. Blanco, C. Corsi Fourier Sampling of Sun Path for Applications in Solar Energy Solar collectors CSIRO Energy Flagship Australia
Ho, Clifford C. Ho, C. Andraka, J. Christian, J. Ortega, J. Yellowhair Fractal-Like Receiver Geometries and Features for Increased Light Trapping and Thermal Efficiency Thermal receivers Sandia National Laboratories United States
Vogel, Alexander A. Vogel, T. Fluri, B. Seubert Freeze Protection in Line-Focusing Systems: Comparison of Different Collector Types, Molten Salt Mixtures and Heat Sources CSP systems Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems Germany
Qian, Haiyang H. Qian, W. Bauver, J. Carcorze-Soto Front-to-Back Temperature Limit Development for Solar Power Tower Central Receiver Panels Reliability and service life prediction Alstom United States
Hertel, Johannes J. Hertel, H. Bornhöft, G. Helsch, C. Schenk, M. Söhn, R. Uhlig Fused Silica Windows for Solar Receiver Applications Thermal receivers Institute of Solar Research/ German Aerospace Center Germany
Grobler, Annemarie A. Grobler, P. Gauché, W. Smit Gaussian Mixture Models as Flux Prediction Method for Central Receivers General topics in CSP Sasol South Africa
Valades Pelayo, Patricio Javier P.J. Valades Pelayo, C.A. Arancibia Bulnes, H. Romero Paredes Rubio, H.I. Villafan Vidales Geometric Optimization of a Solar Cubic-Cavity Multi-Tubular Reactor Thermal receivers Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico
Jacob, Rhys R. Jacob, F. Bruno, S. Clarke, R. Raud, W. Saman, T. Steinberg, N. Trout Geopolymer Encapsulation of a Chloride Salt Phase Change Material for High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Barbara Hardy Institute Australia
Mohammedi, Kamal K. Mohammedi, O. Behar, A. Khellaf, Y. Noureddine, B. Salah Greening MENA Power Plants Through Renewable Energy Integration: CSP vs PV Case Study CSP systems M`Hamed Bougerra University- Boumerdes Algeria
Das, Apurba A. Das, M. Anderson, M. Clark, W. Fiveland, B. Teigen Heat Transfer Behavior of Molten Nitrate Salt Heat transfer fluids Alstom Power Inc. United States
Burisch, Michael M. Burisch, A. Olarra, M. Sanchez, C. Villasante Heliostat Calibration Using Attached Cameras and Artificial Targets Measurements and control CENER Spain
Malan, Karel K. Malan, J. Dreijer, P. Gauché Heliostat Control System For Lowest Cost Power Tower Measurements and control Stellenbosch University South Africa
von Reeken, Finn F. von Reeken, M. Balz, T. Keck, G. Weinrebe Heliostat Cost Optimization Study General topics in CSP schlaich bergermann und partner, sbp sonne gmbh Germany
Arbes, Florian F. Arbes, G. Weinrebe, M. Woehrbach Heliostat Field Cost Reduction by ‘Slope Drive’ Optimization General topics in CSP schlaich bergermann partner, sbp sonne gmbh Germany
Grieu, Stéphane S. Grieu, R. Chauvin, J. Nou, S. Thil High Dynamic Range Imaging of the Sky for Solar Resource Assessment Solar resource assessment PROMES-CNRS France
Andraka, Charles C. Andraka, V. Baturkin, T. Moss, O. Nishchyk, V. Zaripov High Performance Felt-Metal-Wick Heat Pipe for Solar Receivers Thermal receivers Sandia National Laboratories United States
Zavattoni, Simone A. S.A. Zavattoni, M.C. Barbato, A. Pedretti, G. Zanganeh High Temperature Thermocline TES – Effect of System Pre-Charging on Thermal Stratification Thermal/thermochemical energy storage SUPSI Switzerland
Wittmann, Michael M. Wittmann, M. Arntzen, M. Balz, G. Doppelbauer, R. Ernst, L. Guerreiro, K. Riffelmann, K. Schmitz, M. Schoonbroodt, K. Schuster HPS2 – High Performance Solar 2 – Demonstration of Molten Salt in a Parabolic Trough Plant Commercial and demonstration projects DLR Germany
Feledziak, Thomas T. Feledziak, P. Bougnol, F. Siros Hybridization of a Linear Fresnel with Central Receivers Power cycles CNIM France
Heller, Lukas L. Heller, P. Gauché, J. Hoffmann The Hybrid Pressurized Air Receiver (HPAR) in the SUNDISC Cycle Thermal receivers Solar Thermal Energy Research Group South Africa
Snidvongs, Suravut S. Snidvongs Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant for Thailand Commercial and demonstration projects Solar Space Frame Industrial Thailand
Kuckelkorn, Thomas T. Kuckelkorn, T. Gnädig, C. Jung, C. Lang, C. Schall Hydrogen Generation in CSP Plants and Maintenance of DPO/BP Heat Transfer Fluids – A Simulation Approach Reliability and service life prediction SCHOTT Solar CSP GmbH Germany
Liberatore, Raffaele R. Liberatore, M. Lanchi, L. Turchetti Hydrogen Production by the Solar-powered Hybrid Sulfur Process: Analysis of the Integration of the CSP and Chemical Plants in Selected Scenarios Solar fuels ENEA – Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development Italy
Taggart Pelle, Jens J. Taggart Pelle, S. Bundgaard, J. Matoricz, P. Wendelboe The Impact of Fouling Factor on ASME Standard Steam Generator Component Size and Cost CSP systems Aalborg CSP Denmark
H Lobon, David D. H Lobon Impact of Pressure Losses in Parabolic-Trough Collectors for Direct Steam Generation Solar collectors HRM, Department of Nuclear Science Canada
Gutierrez, Andrea A. Gutierrez, C. Barreneche, L.F. Cabeza, N. Calvet, A.I. Fernández, A. Gil, M. Grágeda, L. Miró, X. Py, J. Rodríguez-Aseguinolaza, S. Ushak Industrial Waste Materials and By-products as Thermal Energy Storage (TES) Materials: A Review Thermal/thermochemical energy storage University of Antofagasta Chile
Burisch, Michael M. Burisch, A. Mutuberria, D. Olasolo, C. Villasante Influence of Limited Heliostat Motion onto the Efficiency of a Solar Field Solar collectors CENER Spain
Muñoz Sánchez, Belén B. Muñoz Sánchez, A. García Romero, I. Iparraguirre Torres, J.E. Julia Bolivar, J. Nieto Maestre, J.A. Sánchez García The Influence of Mixing Water on the Thermophysical Properties of Nanofluids Based on Solar Salt and Silica Nanoparticles Thermal/thermochemical energy storage TECNALIA Spain
Faik, Abdessamad A. Faik, B. D’Aguanno, A. Floris, J. López-López, K. Mani Influence of Nanoparticles on Specific Heat Capacity Enhancement of KNO3-NaNO3 Binary Nitrate Salts System. Thermal/thermochemical energy storage CIC Energigune Spain
Bubolz, Konstantin K. Bubolz, T. Hirsch, H. Schenk Influence of Spatiotemporally Distributed Irradiance Data Input on Temperature Evolution in Parabolic Trough Solar Field Simulations CSP systems German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Solar Research Germany
Poulain, Pierre P. Poulain, K. Craig, J. Meyer Influence of the Gap Size on the Wind Loading on Heliostats Solar collectors University of Pretoria South Africa
Rudman, Justine J. Rudman, K. Esler, P. Gauché Initial Review and Analysis of the Direct Environmental Impacts of CSP in the Northern Cape, South Africa General topics in CSP Stellenbosch University South Africa
Ferrière, Alain A. Ferrière, A. Perez, M. Volut, Y. Volut In-situ Measurement of Concentrated Solar Flux and Distribution at the Aperture of a Central Solar Receiver Measurements and control CNRS France
Potter, Daniel D. Potter, A. Burton An Integrated Computational Model of Optical and Heat Transfer for Analysis of Central Receiver Systems Thermal receivers CSIRO Australia
Dieckmann, Simon S. Dieckmann, M. Aboumadi, A.S. Al-Rasheed, J. Dersch, G. Krishnamoorthy, J. Krüger, D. Krüger, U. Ottenburger, Y. Pandian Integration of Solar Process Heat into an Existing Thermal Desalination Plant in Qatar Water desalination and detoxification German Aerospace Center (DLR) Germany
Moghimi, Mohammad M. Moghimi, K. Craig, J. Meyer, A. Rungasamy Introducing CFD in the Optical Simulation of Linear Fresnel Collectors Solar collectors University of Pretoria South Africa
Lock, Jaycee J. Lock, W. Smit, J. Treurnicht An Investigation Into Multi-Dimensional Prediction Models to Estimate the Pose Error of a Quadcopter in a CSP Plant Setting Measurements and control Stellenbosch University South Africa
Pennetta, Selene S. Pennetta, J. Barry, P. Borghesani, M. Cholette, Z. Guan, S. Yu An Investigation on Factors Influencing Dust Accumulation on CSP Mirrors CSP systems Queensland University of Technology Australia
Kim, Taeil T. Kim, D.M. France, D. Singh, W. Yua, W. Zhao An Investigation on the Effects of Phase Change Material on Material Components Used for High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage System Thermal/thermochemical energy storage
von Reeken, Finn F. von Reeken, M. Balz, T. Keck, D. Nicodemo, G. Weinrebe Key Aspects of Cost Effective Collector and Solar Field Design Solar collectors schlaich bergermann und partner, sbp sonne gmbh Germany
Peterseim, Juergen J. Peterseim, U. Hellwig, P. McIntyre, L. Viscuso Large Capacity, Multi-Fuel, and High Temperature Working Fluid Heaters to Optimize CSP Plant Cost, Complexity and Annual Generation Power cycles ERK Eckrohrkessel GmbH Germany
Stollo, Alessio A. Stollo, T. Chiarappa, A. D’Angelo, A. Maccari, F. Matino LCOE Reduction for Parabolic Trough CSP: Innovative Solar Receiver with Improved Performance at Medium Temperature Thermal receivers Archimede Solar Energy S.r.l. Italy
Platzer, Werner W. Platzer, F. Dinter A Learning Curve for Solar Thermal Power General topics in CSP Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Grirate, Hind H. Grirate, R. Couturier, A. Elmchaouri, S. Molina, N. Zari Life Time Analysis of Thermal Oil Used as Heat Transfer Fluid in CSP Power Plant Heat transfer fluids MAScIR Morocco
Orosz, Matthew M. Orosz, M. Khakanyo, L. Mabea, P. Mathaha, A. Mueller, M. Ntee, J. Stephens, B.M. Taele, T. Teker, A. Tsiu Low-Cost Small Scale Parabolic Trough Collector Design for Manufacturing and Deployment in Africa Solar collectors Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Brakmann, Georg G. Brakmann, M. Dolejsi Lowering Solar Energy Cost by Size and Orientation of the Solar Field Solar collectors SolEngCo GmbH Germany
Armijo, Kenneth K. Armijo, R. Anderson, S. Babiniec, J. Christian, C. Ho, J. Ortega Magnetic Field Flow Phenomena in a Falling Particle Receiver Thermal receivers Sandia National Laboratories United States
Calvet, Nicolas N. Calvet, M.T. Ali, P. Armstrong, D. Belasri, B. Grange, M. Martins, V. Perez The Masdar Institute Solar Platform: A New Research Facility in the UAE for Development of CSP Components and Thermal Energy Storage Systems Commercial and demonstration projects Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Kruizenga, Alan A. Kruizenga, C. Andraka, P. Gibbs, E. Withey Materials Compatibility in Dish-Stirling Solar Generators Using Cu-Si-Mg Eutectic for Latent Heat Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Sandia National Labs United States
Alami Merrouni, Ahmed A. Alami Merrouni, A. Mezrhab, S. Wilbert, F. Wolfertstetter Measurement, Comparison and Monitoring of Specular Reflectivity Drop due to Soiling Using Three Different Reflectometers Measurements and control Mohamed first university Morocco
Guerguer, Mohamed M. Guerguer, Z. Edfouf, O. Raccurt Measurement of Salt Spray Level Exposure on Moroccan Sea Site Used for CSP Mirrors Outdoor Ageing Test Reliability and service life prediction Moroccan foundation for Advanced Scinece, Innovation and Research Morocco
Ballestrín, Jesús J. Ballestrín, J. Barbero, M.E. Carra, J. Fernández-Reche, A. Marzo, R. Monterreal Measurement of Solar Extinction in Tower Plants with Digital Cameras Measurements and control CIEMAT-PSA Spain
Chandra, Laltu L. Chandra, D. Patidar, P. Sharma, R. Shekhar, S. Tiwari Metal Processing in Solar Convective Furnace: Heat Recovery and Transfer General topics in CSP Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur India
Raud, Ralf R. Raud, M. Cholette, J. Rector, T. Steinberg, G. Will Method for Systematic Comparison of Eutectic Salts for Latent Heat Solar Thermal Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Queensland University of Technology Australia
Uchida, Shigeaki S. Uchida, H. Hiraki, K. Itakura, Y. Takahashi A Method of Reducing Magnesium Oxide as a Solar Energy Fuel Production Solar fuels Osaka University Japan
Fernández-Peruchena, Carlos M C.M. Fernández-Peruchena, D. Bermejo, A. Bernardos, B. Bolinaga, N. Castillo, M. Gastón, R. Gonzalez, V. Lara, J. Liria, S. Macias, S. Moreno, J. Pulgar, L. Ramírez, M. Silva, R.X. Valenzuela, L. Zarzalejo A Methodology for Calculating Percentile Values of Annual Direct Normal Solar Irradiation Series Solar resource assessment National Renewable energy Centre (CENER) Spain
Bright, Jamie J. Bright, R. Crook, P. Taylor A Methodology to Generate Spatially Correlated Synthetic 1-min Irradiance Profiles Derived from Mean Hourly Weather Observational Data Solar resource assessment Energy Research Institute – University of Leeds United Kingdom
Richert, Timo T. Richert, P. Nava, K. Riffelmann Mitigating Project Risk by Use of High Performance Collector Technology Solar collectors Flabeg FE GmbH Germany
Huibregtse, Richard R. Huibregtse, G. Eisenberg, M. Mycroft, J. Risner Mobile Heliostat Control System Solar collectors eSolar United States
Alqatari, Samar S. Alqatari, A. Alfaris, S. Casimiro, O.L. de Weck Model for Assessment of the Dust Impact on CSP and PV Plant Performance in Saudi Arabia Solar resource assessment Center for Complex Engineering Systems United States
Valle Hernández, Julio J. Valle Hernández, C.A. Arancibia Bulnes, G. Espinosa-Paredes, H. Romero Paredes Rubio, H.I. Villafan-Vidales Modeling of a CeO2 Thermochemistry Reduction Process for Hydrogen Production by Solar Concentrated Energy Solar fuels Universidad Politécnica Metropolitana de Hidalgo Mexico
Le Roux, Willem W. Le Roux, J. Meyer Modeling the Small-Scale Dish-Mounted Solar Thermal Brayton Cycle Power cycles Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pretoria South Africa
Benmarraze, Simon S. Benmarraze Modeling the Socio-Economic Impact of the Development of the CSP Industry in a National and International Context: Assessment of Job Creation and GDP Contribution Policy and markets SOLAREUROMED France
Prinsloo, Gerro G. Prinsloo, A. Brent, R. Dobson, A. Mammoli Modelling and Control Synthesis of a Micro-Combined Heat and Power Interface for a Concentrating Solar Power System in Off-Grid Rural Power Applications Measurements and control Stellenbosch University South Africa
Noureldin, Kareem K. Noureldin, L.M. González-Escalada, T. Hirsch, B. Nouri, R. Pitz-Paal Modelling and Optimization of Transient Processes in Line Focusing Power Plants with Single-Phase Heat Transfer Medium CSP systems German Aerospace Center – DLR, Institute of Solar Research Germany
Lanchi, Michela M. Lanchi, M. Bitetti, T. Crescenzi, D. Di Pietro, D. Mazzei, V. Russo Modelling and Simulation of a Solar Dish-Micro Gas Turbine System: OMSoP project CSP systems ENEA Italy
Rohani, Shahab S. Rohani, F. Dinter, T. Fluri Modelling, Simulation and Data Validation of a Solar Thermal Parabolic Trough Plant with Storage CSP systems Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Craig, Kenneth K. Craig, G. Delport, M. Marais, J. Meyer Mode Superposition Analysis of the HelioPOD Structure for Dynamic Wind Loading Using CFD Data Solar collectors University of Pretoria South Africa
Iñigo, Pedro P. Iñigo, W. Baun, A.K. Das, D. McGrane Molten Salt Receiver System Reliability Prediction Methodology Reliability and service life prediction Alstom Power United States
Delord, Christine C. Delord, Z. Edfouf, S. Naamane Monitoring Soiling and Temperature on Solar Reflectors on Sites Reliability and service life prediction CEA-INES France
Kern, Jürgen J. Kern, T. Fichter, K. Heising, P. Lempp, M. Moser, F. Seidel, F. Trieb MOREMix – Power Sector Optimization for Morocco Grid integration DLR – German Aerospace Center Germany
Ganany, Alon A. Ganany, I. Hadad New Design for CSP Plant with Direct-Steam Solar Receiver and Molten-Salt Storage Power cycles Brightsource Israel
Gomez-Garcia, Fabrisio F. Gomez-Garcia, J. Gonzalez-Aguilar, S. Luque, M. Romero, S. Santiago A New Laboratory-Scale Experimental Facility for Detailed Aerothermal Characterizations of Volumetric Absorbers Thermal receivers PROMES, UPR CNRS 8521 France
Guerreiro, Luis L. Guerreiro, M. Collares-Pereira New Materials for Thermal Energy Storage in Concentrated Solar Power Plants Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Chair Renewable Energies – UE Portugal
Eickhoff, Martin M. Eickhoff, L. Keller, M. Meyer-Grünefeldt New Operating Strategies for Molten Salt in Line Focusing Solar Fields – Daily Drainage and Solar Receiver Preheating CSP systems DLR Spain
Rodriguez, Jose J. Rodriguez, I. Cañadas, E. Zarza New PSA High Concentration Solar Furnace SF40 CSP systems CIEMAT-Plataforma Solar de Almeria Spain
Abendroth, Thomas T. Abendroth, H. Althues, E. Beyer, W. Grählert, P. Härtel, S. Kaskel, B. Leupolt, G. Mäder New Solar Selective Coating Based on Carbon Nanotubes Solar collectors Fraunhofer IWS Germany
Maurtua, Iñaki I. Maurtua, A. Ansuategui, T. Felsch, A. Fernández, M. Ghrissi, A. Ibarguren, J. Molina, C. Pérez, J. Rodriguez Bascones, L. Susperregi, C. Tubio, C. Villasante Non-destructive Inspection in Industrial Equipment Using Robotic Mobile Manipulation Measurements and control IK4-Tekniker Spain
Nieto Maestre, Javier J. Nieto Maestre, Z. Amondarain Velasco, I. Iparraguirre Torres, I. Kaltzakorta Arantzamendi, M. Merchan Zubieta Novel Metallic Alloys as Phase Change Materials for Heat Storage in Direct Steam Generation Applications Thermal/thermochemical energy storage TECNALIA Spain
Gonzalez-Pardo, Aurelio A. Gonzalez-Pardo, T. Denk A Novel Off-Axis Solar Concentrator Providing a Vertical Beam Solar collectors PSA-Ciemat Spain
Navarro Hermoso, Jose Luis J.L. Navarro Hermoso, G. Espinosa-Rueda, C. Heras, N. Martinez-Sanz, M. Osta A Novel Portable Device to Measure the Temperature of Both the Inner and the Outer Tubes of a Parabolic Receiver in the Field Measurements and control Abengoa Spain
Peterseim, Juergen J. Peterseim, U. Hellwig, S. White Novel Solar Tower Structure to Lower Plant Cost and Construction Risk CSP systems ERK Eckrohrkessel GmbH Germany
Obermeier, Jonas J. Obermeier, W. Arlt, G. Karagiannakis, K. Müller, A. Stubos A Novel Thermochemical Energy Storage and Transportation Concept Based on Concentrated Solar Irradiation-Aided CaO-Looping Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Institute of Separation Science & Technology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Germany
Alberti, Fabrizio F. Alberti, L. Crema, J. Gonzalez-Aguilar, S. Luque, M. Roccabruna, M. Romero, S. Santiago Numerical Analysis of Radiation Propagation in Innovative Volumetric Receivers Based on Selective Laser Melting Techniques Thermal receivers Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy
Benaouda, Noureddine N. Benaouda, S. Bouaichaoui, B. Zeghmati Numerical and Experimental Study of a Modular Solar Dryer Coupled to a Parabolic Trough Solar Concentrator for Agricultural Product Solar collectors CDER Algeria
Gallo, Alessandro A. Gallo, E. Alonso, E. Fuentealba, R. Pérez-Enciso, C. Pérez-Rábago Numerical Approach to the Flux Distribution Effect on a Solar Rotary Kiln Performance Thermal receivers University of Antofagasta Chile
Cagnoli, Mattia M. Cagnoli, L. Savoldi, R. Zanino, F. Zaversky Numerical Evaluation of an Innovative Cup Layout for Open Volumetric Solar Air Receivers Thermal receivers Politecnico di Torino Italy
Marocco, Luca L. Marocco, F. Fellmoser, J. Flesch, K. Niedermeier, T. Wetzel Numerical Investigation of Turbulent Forced Convection to Liquid Metal Flowing Inside the Receiver Tube of a Solar Tower Heat transfer fluids Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Germany
Fang, Jiabin J. Fang, N. Tu, J. Wei Numerical Investigation on the Effect of Tube Layout on the Heat Loss of Solar Cavity Receiver Thermal receivers Xi’an Jiaotong University China
Jacob, Rhys R. Jacob, F. Bruno, W. Saman A Numerical Model for Thermal Energy Storage Systems Utilising Encapsulated Phase Change Materials Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Barbara Hardy Institute Australia
Riahi, Soheila S. Riahi, F. Bruno, W. Saman, S. Tay Numerical Modeling of Inward and Outward Melting of High Temperature PCM in a Vertical Cylinder Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Barbara Hardy Institute Australia
Álvarez de Miguel, Sandra S. Álvarez de Miguel, S. Bellan, J.M. Garcia de Maria, J. Gonzalez-Aguilar, M. Romero Numerical Modelling of a 100-Wh Lab-Scale Thermochemical Heat Storage System for Concentrating Solar Power Plants Thermal/thermochemical energy storage IMDEA Energy Institute Spain
Lu, Jiahui J. Lu, G. Chen, B. El-Hefni, D. Faille, Y. Le Moullec, X. Li, S. Liu, Z. Wang, Q. Zhang Numerical Molten Salt Tower STE Plant Model CSP systems EDF China R&D Center China
Hachicha, Ahmed Amine A.A. Hachicha Numerical Simulation of a Parabolic Trough Solar Collector for Hot Water and Steam Generation CSP systems University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates
Jiang, Weipu W. Jiang Numerical STE Plant Predicting System CSP systems Zhejiang Sub-bureau of East China Regional Air Traffic Management Bureau of CAAC China
Anglani, Francesco F. Anglani, J. Barry, W. Dekkers A Numerical Study on High-Pressure Water-Spray Cleaning for CSP Reflectors General topics in CSP Queensland University of Technology Australia
Soum-Glaude, Audrey A. Soum-Glaude, M. Bichotte, L. Di Giacomo, L. Dubost, A. Le Gal, S. Quoizola, J. Stolarz, L. Thomas On Aging Protocols for Estimating Thermal Stability and Durability of High Temperature Solar Selective Coatings Reliability and service life prediction CNRS-PROMES France
Qian, Haiyang H. Qian On-Line Life Monitoring System for Molten Salt Central Receiver Reliability and service life prediction Alstom United States
Pérez López, Inmaculada I. Pérez López, H. Benoit, R. Cavaillé, G. Flamant, D. Gauthier, E. Guillot, G. Mazza, J. Sans On-sun First Operation of a 150 kWth Pilot Solar Receiver using Dense Particle Suspension as Heat Transfer Fluid Thermal receivers PROMES CNRS France
Ho, Clifford C. Ho, S. Abdel-Khalik, H. Al-Ansary, J. Christian, M. Golob, S. Jeter, C. Nguyen, N. Siegel, J. Yellowhair On-Sun Testing of an Advanced Falling Particle Receiver System Thermal receivers Sandia National Laboratories United States
Landman, Willem W. Landman On the Development of a Local Heliostat Technology for the Concentrating Solar Power Industry Commercial and demonstration projects Helio100 Solar Project South Africa
Tellez, Felix F. Tellez, X. Garcia Casals, J. Polo On the Need of Specific (P-value) Reference Meteorological Years for CSP Solar resource assessment Ciemat Spain
van Rooyen, De Wet D.W. van Rooyen, G. Bern, A. Heimsath, P. Nitz, P. Schöttl Optical Advantages of Astigmatic Aberration Corrected Heliostats Solar collectors Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE Germany
Burton, Alex A. Burton, A. Bonanos Optical Analysis of the Pentakomo Facility Heliostat Field in Cyprus Solar collectors CSIRO Australia
Blazquez, Rosa R. Blazquez, J. Carballo, M. Silva Optical Design and Optimization of Parabolic Dish Solar Concentrator with a Cavity Hybrid Receiver CSP systems CENTRO TECNOLOGICO AVANZADO DE ENERGÍAS RENOVABLES Spain
Kumar, Vikas V. Kumar, P. Armstrong, N. Calvet, M. Frasquet Herraiz, B. Grange Optical Model of a Complex Beam Down Concentrator System Using TracePro™ Solar collectors Masdar Institue United Arab Emirates
Pizzolato, Alberto A. Pizzolato, A. Sciacovelli, V. Verda Optimal Operation of Molten Salts Single-Tank Thermal Energy Storage Based on Partial Thermocline Extraction Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Polytechnic University of Turin Italy
Turner, Peter P. Turner Optimal Spacing within a Tubed, Volumetric, Cavity Receiver Suitable for Modular Molten Salt Solar Towers Thermal receivers Cranfield University United Kingdom
Gaetano, Antonio A. Gaetano, G. Ambrosetti, M.C. Barbato, D. Montorfano, A. Pedretti, J. Roncolato Optimization by Means of an Analytical Heat Transfer Model of a Thermal Insulation for CSP Applications Based on Radiative Shields Thermal receivers SUPSI-DTI-ICIMSI Switzerland
Delgado, Álaro Á. Delgado, E. Blesa, C. Gertig, C. Hidalgo, R. Ron Optimization of a Molten Salts Central Receiver Plant for the South African Market Scenario CSP systems DNV GL Spain
Riffelmann, Klaus-Juergen K. Riffelmann, T. Kuckelkorn, T. Richert Optimized Molten Salt Receivers for Ultimate Trough Solar Fields Solar collectors Flabeg FE GmbH Germany
Relloso, Sergio S. Relloso, T. Chávarri Ouarzazate Solar Complex in Morocco. SENER CSP Technology Commercial and demonstration projects SENER INGENIERIA y SISTEMAS S.A. Spain
Knödler, Philipp P. Knödler, V. Dreißigacker, S. Zunft Packed Bed Heat Storage : Continuum Mechanics Model and Validation Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center (DLR)/Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics Germany
Craig, Omotoyosi O. Craig, R. Dobson Parabolic Solar Cooker: Cooking with Heat Pipe vs Direct Spiral Copper Tubes General topics in CSP Stellenbosch University South Africa
Ibarra, Mercedes M. Ibarra, A. Al Rished, M. Frasquet, S. Gasim, H. Ghedira, A. Tuomiranta Parabolic Trough Collector Power Plant Performance Simulation for an Interactive Solar Energy Atlas of Saudi Arabia General topics in CSP ReCREMA (Masdar Institute of Science and Technology) United Arab Emirates
Musango, Jones J. Musango, F. Dinter, P. Gauche Parametric Description of Acceptance Angle for Reflectivity Monitoring Unit Measurements and control Stellenbosch University South Africa
Alansary, Hany H. Alansary, S. Alaqel, E. Djajadiwinata, A. Mohammad Parametric Study of the Optical Performance of a Point Focus Fresnel Collector Solar collectors King Saud University Saudi Arabia
Kodama, Tatsuya T. Kodama, H.S. Cho, T. Etori, N. Gokon, S. Ito, K. Matsubara, A. Takeuchi, S. Yokota Particles Fluidized Bed Receiver/Reactor with a Beam-Down Solar Concentrating Optics: 30-kWth Performance Test Using a Big Sun-Simulator Solar fuels Niigata University Japan
Izygon, Michel M. Izygon, K. McMurtrie, N. Vu Particle Swarm Optimization of the Layout of a Heliostat Field Solar collectors Tietronix United States
Amsbeck, Lars L. Amsbeck, R. Buck, T. Prosin Particle Tower Technology Applied to Metallurgic Plants and Peak-Time Boosting of Steam Power Plants CSP systems DLR Institute of Solar Research Germany
Jian, Yongfang Y. Jian Performance Analysis of Integrating High Temperature Concrete Thermal Energy Storage System into Parabolic Trough Power Plants Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Al-Sulaiman, Fahad F. Al-Sulaiman, M. Atif Performance Analysis of Recompression Supercritical CO2 Brayton Cycles Integrated with Solar Thermal Power Tower System under Different Thermal Energy Storage Options Power cycles King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Saudi Arabia
Al-Sulaiman, Fahad F. Al-Sulaiman, F. Hussain Performance Analysis of Solar Chimney for Saudi Arabia Weather Conditions General topics in CSP King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Saudi Arabia
Al-Sulaiman, Fahad F. Al-Sulaiman, M. Atif, A. Kouta Performance Assessment of Solar Tower Integrated with Regenerative Supercritical CO2 Brayton Cycle and MEE-TVC Desalination System Power cycles King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Saudi Arabia
Belasri, Djawed D. Belasri, P. Armstrong, N. Calvet, K. Nakamura Performance Measurements of New Silicon Carbide Coated Reflectors for Concentrated Solar Power Applications Solar collectors Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Lubkoll, Matti M. Lubkoll, T.M. Harms, T.W. von Backström Performance Outlook for the SCRAP Receiver Thermal receivers STERG South Africa
Jamil, Umer U. Jamil, W. Ali Performance Tests and Efficiency Analysis of Solar Invictus 53S – A Parabolic Dish Solar Collector for Direct Steam Generation CSP systems ZED Solar Pakistan
Armijo, Kenneth K. Armijo, C. Andraka Phenomenological Studies on Sodium for CSP Applications: A Safety Review Heat transfer fluids Sandia National Laboratories United States
Cabeza, Luisa F. L.F. Cabeza, A.I. Fernández, J. Gasia, L. Miró, C. Prieto Rios, A. Solé Pilot Plant for Molten Salts Storage Testing: An Example on how Research Helps Commercialization Thermal/thermochemical energy storage University of Lleida Spain
Kurup, Parthiv P. Kurup, C. Turchi Potential for Solar Industrial Process Heat in the United States: A Look at California Policy and markets National Renewable Energy Laboratory United States
Liedke, Phillip P. Liedke, E. Hölle, A. Lewandowski, A. Pfahl Precise Low Cost Chain Gears for Heliostats Solar collectors Institute of Solar Research / German Aerospace Center (DLR e.V.) Germany
Zanino, Roberto R. Zanino, C. Ho, D. Romano, L. Savoldi Preliminary Discrete Element Modeling of a Falling Particle Curtain for CSP Central Tower Receivers Thermal receivers Dipartimento Energia, Politecnico Italy
Roos, Thomas T. Roos, T. Harms Preliminary Performance Analysis of a Transverse Flow Spectrally Selective Two-slab Packed Bed Volumetric Receiver Thermal receivers CSIR South Africa
Ndiaye, Ahmadou A. Ndiaye, D. Azilinon, C. Mbow, P. Stouffs, A. Thiam Preliminary Study of a Small Beam-Down Solar Tower on Sub-Saharan Countries CSP systems Laboratoire d’Energétique Appliquée/Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique de Dakar Senegal
Muñoz Sanchez, Belen B. Muñoz Sanchez, A. García Romero, I. Iparraguirre Torres, J.E. Julia Bolivar, J. Nieto Maestre, J.A. Sánchez García Preparation of Nanofluids Based on Solar Salt and Boehmite Nanoparticles: Characterization of Starting Materials Thermal/thermochemical energy storage TECNALIA Spain
Demontis, Valeria V. Demontis, M. Camerada, G. Cau, D. Cocco, A. Damiano, T. Melis, M. Musio Progress in Preliminary Studies at Ottana Solar Facility CSP systems Sardegna Ricerche Italy
Odenthal, Christian C. Odenthal, W. Steinmann Proof-of-Concept and Advancement of the CellFlux Concept Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center Germany
Montecchi, Marco M. Montecchi Proposal of a New Parameter for the Comprehensive Qualification of Solar Mirrors for CSP Applications Measurements and control ENEA –Casaccia Italy
Ballestrín, Jesús J. Ballestrín, J. Barbero, M.E. Carra, I. Cañadas, A. Marzo, J. Rodríguez, M.I. Roldán Pyrometric Method for Measuring Emittances at High Temperatures Measurements and control CIEMAT-PSA Spain
Osório, Tiago T. Osório, D. Benitez, A. Denarie, A. Frein, A. Heimsath, J. Hertel, P. Horta, M. Larcher, R. Pujol-Nadal, S. Schneider, D.W. van Rooyen Ray-Tracing Software Comparison for Linear Focusing Solar Collectors Solar collectors University of Évora Portugal
van den Donker, Pieter P. van den Donker, G. Rosinga, E. du Marchie van Voorthuysen Reducing Heliostat Field Costs by Direct Measurement and Control of the Mirror Orientation Solar collectors Sun2Point Netherlands
Flesch, Robert R. Flesch, J. Grobbel, B. Hoffschmidt, H. Stadler, R. Uhlig Reducing the Convective Losses of Cavity Receivers Thermal receivers Institute of Solar Resarch (German Aerospace Center) Germany
Hughes, Graham G. Hughes, E. Abbasi-Shavazi, M. Kaufer, T. Lindley, A. McIntosh, J. Pye, J. Zhang Reduction of Convective Losses in Solar Cavity Receivers Thermal receivers The Australian National University Australia
Labordena, Mercè M. Labordena, J. Lilliestam Renewable and Controllable Solar Power for the Large Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa Policy and markets ETH Zürich Switzerland
Berryman, Ian I. Berryman, M. Dadd, N. Jelley, R. Stone Results from Field Trial of a Low-Cost Solar Cooker with Novel Concentrator Geometry General topics in CSP University of Oxford United Kingdom
Dinter, Frank F. Dinter, L. Möller A Review of Andasol 3 and Perspective for Parabolic Trough CSP Plants in South Africa Commercial and demonstration projects Stellenbosch University South Africa
Ho, Clifford C. Ho Review of Avian Mortality Studies at Concentrating Solar Power Plants CSP systems Sandia National Laboratories United States
Navarro, Ana A. A.A. Navarro, P. Domínguez, J. Polo, L. Ramírez, E. Zarza Review of Different Methodologies for the Selection of Suitable Zones for STE Plants Policy and markets CIEMAT Spain
Smyrnakis, Christos C. Smyrnakis, K. Kynigalakis, A. Phocas-Cosmetatos A Review of Public Desert Land Lease Policies for Concentrated Solar Power Plants and the Impact on Their Economic Performance General topics in CSP Nur Energie United Kingdom
Allen, Kenneth K. Allen, P. Gauché, E. Joubert, T. von Backström Rock Bed Thermal Storage: Concepts and Costs Thermal/thermochemical energy storage University of Stellenbosch South Africa
May, Liam L. May The Role of Concentrating Solar Power in a South African Large Scale Renewable Energy Scenario Solar resource assessment Helio 100 South Africa
Soria, Rafael R. Soria, U. Fahl, T. Fichter, T. Haasz, S. Hoffmann, J. Kern, A.F.P. Lucena, P. Rochedo, R. Schaeffer, A. Szklo, J. Tomaschek The Role of CSP in Brazil: A Multi-Model Analysis Policy and markets Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Hernandez, Cayetano C. Hernandez Saudi Arabia Outlook in CSP in 2015 Policy and markets ESTELA/ALTRAN Spain
Garg, Pardeep P. Garg, K. G.M., S. Saha, N.C. Thirumalai Scroll Expander for Supercritical CO2 Cycles Power cycles Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India
Garcia, Pierre P. Garcia, P. Nivelon, S. Rougé Second Test Campaign of a Pilot Scale Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage – Durability and Operational Strategies Thermal/thermochemical energy storage CEA-LITEN France
Wendelin, Timothy T. Wendelin SERIIUS Low-Cost Heliostat Development Project Solar collectors National Renewable Energy Laboratory United States
Alobaidli, Abdulaziz A. Alobaidli, A. Higgo, V. Lempesis, I. Perez, F. Runkel Shams 1 – 100 MW Parabolic Trough Solar Power Plant in Abu Dhabi: First Year Operational Experience and Records Commercial and demonstration projects Shams Power Company United Arab Emirates
Fernández-García, Aránzazu A. Fernández-García, C. Delord, A. Heimsath, C. Heras, L. Martínez-Arcos, M. Montecchi, A. Peña-Lapuente, T.J. Reche Navarro, F. Sallaberry, T. Schmid, F. Sutter Simplified Analysis of Solar-Weighted Specular Reflectance for Mirrors with High Specularity Measurements and control CIEMAT-PSA Spain
Garcia-Barberena, Javier J. Garcia-Barberena, I. Erdocia Simulation and Comparison of Different Operational Strategies for Storage Utilization in Concentrated Solar Power Plants CSP systems CENER Spain
Yu, Qiang Q. Yu, Z. Wang, E. Xu Simulation and Experimental Research of 1MWe Solar Tower Power Plant in China CSP systems Institute of Electrical Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Xu, Hui H. Xu, X. LI, E. Xu The Simulation Study on Control System of the Parabolic Trough Collector Field Measurements and control Key Laboratory of Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic System,Institute of Electrical Engineering China
Yousefpour Lazardjani, Mani M. Yousefpour Lazardjani, G. Dikta, J. Göttsche, V. Kronhardt Simultaneous Optimization of Micro-Heliostat Geometry and Field Layout Using a Genetic Algorithm Solar collectors Solar-Institut Jülich Germany
Cebecauer, Tomas T. Cebecauer, M. Suri Site-adaptation of Satellite-based DNI and GHI Time Series: Overview and SolarGIS Approach Solar resource assessment GeoModel Solar Slovakia
Giaconia, Alberto A. Giaconia Small/Medium Multi-Generative CSP Plants for Distributed Production of Heat and Power CSP systems ENEA Italy
Delord, Christine C. Delord, A. Blaise, A. Fernandez-García, L. Martínez-Arcos, T. Reche-Navarro, F. Sutter Soiling and Degradation Analysis of Solar Mirrors Reliability and service life prediction CEA-INES France
Kotzé, Johannes J. Kotzé, S. Bode, P. Gauché, W. Landman, J. Larmuth, P. du Toit Solar Augmentation for Process Heat with Central Receiver Technology CSP systems Helio100, Stellenbosch University South Africa
Bellouard, Quentin Q. Bellouard, S. Abanades, N. Dupassieux, K. Froment, M. Grateau, S. Rodat Solar Biomass Gasification in Presence of Metal Oxide Solar fuels CEA INES France
Kouta, Amine A. Kouta, F. Al-Sulaiman Solar Cogeneration Utilizing Solar Tower Integrated with sCO2 Brayton Cycle and MEE-TVC Desalination CSP systems King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals Saudi Arabia
McNaughton, Robbie R. McNaughton Solar Combined Cycle Power Generation with Solar Thermal Steam Reforming of Fuel Gases Power cycles CSIRO Australia
McNaughton, Robbie R. McNaughton, J. Edwards, J. Haywood, J. Hinkley, K. Lovegrove, W. Stein A Solar Fuels Roadmap for Australia Solar fuels CSIRO Australia
Servert, Jorge J. Servert, E. Cerrajero, L. Gonzalez, D. Lopez, D. Pereira, A. R. Rocha Solar Hybrid Power Plants: Solar Energy Contribution in Reaching Full Dispatchability and Firmness Grid integration Investigación, Desarrollo e innovación energética, S.L. Spain
Berger, Michael M. Berger, M.M.R. Al-Najami, K. Hennecke, D. Krüger, M. Mokhtar, C. Zahler Solar Process Steam for a Pharmaceutical Company in Jordan Commercial and demonstration projects Industrial Solar GmbH Germany
Agrafiotis, Christos C. Agrafiotis, M. Roeb, C. Sattler, L. de Oliveira A Solar Receiver-Storage Modular Cascade Based on Porous Ceramic Structures for Hybrid Sensible/Thermochemical Solar Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Institute of Solar Research/Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)-German Aerospace Center Germany
Barriga, Javier J. Barriga, B. Coto Solar Selective Coatings for High Temperature: Fabrication and Characterization Thermal receivers IK4-TEKNIKER Spain
Roeb, Martin M. Roeb, G. Borchardt, C. Feldmann, R. Pitz-Paal, C. Sattler, M. Schmücker, A. Steinfeld SolarSyngas: Results from a Virtual Institute Developing Materials and Key Components for Solar Thermochemical Fuel Production Solar fuels DLR Germany
Fernández-León, Mercedes M. Fernández-León, B. Bolinaga, L. Campa, V. Lara-Fanego, G. Pacheco, J.M. Valenzuela Solar Thermal Energy Predictability for the Grid (STEP4Grid) Grid integration Abengoa Solar España Spain
Olsen, Michele M. Olsen, A. Avery, D. Bobela, R. Bonner, R. Bradshaw, D. Campo, D. Ginley, G. Glatzmaier, C. Harding, C. Oshman, P. Parilla, J. Raade, J. Rea, T. Roark, J. Sharp, N. Siegel, E. Toberer, J. Vaughn, R. Weigand Solar Thermoelectricity via Advanced Latent Heat Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage National Renewable Energy Laboratory United States
Krüger, Michael M. Krüger, P. Bartsch, H. Pointner, S. Zunft Solar Tower Power Plant Using a Particle-Heated Steam Generator: Modeling and Parametric Study Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Technical Thermodynamics Germany
Relancio, Javier J. Relancio, A. Cuellar, C. Ettmayr, G. Walker South African CSP Projects under the REIPP Programme – Requirements, Challenges and Opportunities Policy and markets Mott MacDonald South Africa
Relloso, Sergio S. Relloso, N. Castaneda South Africa Time Of Day (TOD) Scenario. SENER CSP Technology General topics in CSP SENER INGENIERIA y SISTEMAS S.A. Spain
Orosz, Matthew M. Orosz, T. Lance, R. Morad, M. Ruiz, N. Zweibaum Spectrum-Splitting Hybrid CSP-CPV Solar Energy System with Standalone and Parabolic Trough Plant Retrofit Applications CSP systems Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Heimsath, Anna A. Heimsath, M. Am-Shallem, Y. Elon, E. Klimm, P. Lindner, P. Nitz, K. Ordonez Moreno, T. Schmid Specular Reflectance of Soiled Glass Mirrors – Study on the Impact of Incidence Angles Measurements and control Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Liu, Ming M. Liu, S. Bell, F. Bruno, W. Saman, S. Tay, G. Will Stability and Corrosion Testing of a High Temperature Phase Change Material for CSP Applications Thermal/thermochemical energy storage University of South Australia Australia
Sallaberry, Fabienne F. Sallaberry, A. Bello, J.I. Burgaleta, A. Fernandez-García, J. Fernandez-Reche, J.A. Gomez, S. Herrero, E. Luepfert, R. Morillo, G. San Vicente, M. Sanchez, P. Santamaria, J. Terradillos, J. Ubach, L. Valenzuela Standards for Components in Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plants – Status of the Spanish Working Group Policy and markets CENER (National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain) Spain
Hofer, Annie A. Hofer, F. Alberti, J. Arraiza, J.I. Burgaleta, M.J. Carvalho, A. Heimsath, N. Janotte, K. Kramer, M. Montecchi, T. Osório, W. Platzer, F. Sallaberry, S. Scholl, L. Valenzuela State of the Art of Performance Evaluation Methods for Concentrating Solar Collectors Solar collectors Fraunhofer ISE Germany
Iriondo, Jesus J. Iriondo, I. Eizaguirre Stellio Advanced Heliostat Field Control and Power Grid – Closing the Power Tower Efficiency Loop Solar collectors Microelectronica Maser Spain
Balz, Markus M. Balz, V. Göcke, T. Keck, G. Weinrebe, M. Woehrbach, F. von Reeken Stellio – Development, Construction and Testing of a Smart Heliostat Solar collectors schlaich bergermann partner, sbp sonne gmbh Germany
Hirsch, Tobias T. Hirsch, C. Bachelier, J. Dersch, M. Eck, T. Fluri, S. Giuliano, O. Goebel, U. Haller, S. Lude, R. Meyer, C. Rau, H. Schenk, N. Schmidt, M. Seitz, B. Westphal, E. Yildiz Steps Towards a CSP Yield Calculation Guideline: A First Draft for Discussion in the SolarPACES Working Group guiSmo CSP systems DLR Institute of Solar Research Germany
Ndiogou, Baye Alioune B.A. Ndiogou, D. Azilinon, C. Mbow, P. Stouffs, A. Thiam Study and Modeling of a Pressurized Air Receiver to Power a Micro Gas Turbine Thermal receivers Laboratoire d’Energétique Appliquée/Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique de Dakar Senegal
Bouaddi, Sahar S. Bouaddi, I. Ahmed A Study of the Soiling Behavior of CSP Candidate Mirrors in Southwest Morocco Solar collectors Ibn Zohr University Morocco
Niederfuehr, Michael M. Niederfuehr Study on Compatibility of CSP Mirrors with Structural Adhesives Reliability and service life prediction Sika Services AG Switzerland
Xu, Li L. Xu Study on the Thermal Inertia in the Dynamic Performance Test of Parabolic Trough Solar Collectors Solar collectors Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Garg, Pardeep P. Garg, K. G.M., P. Kumar, T. N.C. Sub-, Trans- and Super- Critical CO2 Brayton Cycles with Volumetric Expander for Distributed CSP Applications Power cycles Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India
Liu, Sijie S. Liu Supercritical CO2 Brayton Power Cycle For Molten Salt Receivers CSP systems EDF R&D China China
Servert, Jorge J. Servert, E. Cerrajero, E. Fuentealba Synergies of Solar Energy Use in the Desalination of Seawater: A Case Study in Northern Chile Water desalination and detoxification Solar Technology Advisors S.L. Spain
Wieghardt, Kai K. Wieghardt, G. Dibowski, K. Eßer, K. Funken, P. Hilger, B. Hoffschmidt, D. Laaber SynLight – The World’s Largest Artificial Sun Thermal receivers DLR, Institute of Solar Research Germany
Moser, Massimo M. Moser, F. Trieb System Analysis of Renewable Desalination: An Integrated Approach with the Simulation Tool INSEL Water desalination and detoxification DLR Germany
Santamaría, Bruno B. Santamaría A Systematic and Modular Design for a Heliostat Operating System CSP systems TRINAMIC Motion Control GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Ssebabi, Brian B. Ssebabi, F. Dinter, J. van der Spuy System layout and performance prediction for a solar-hybrid micro-gas turbine Power cycles Stellenbosch University South Africa
Linder, Marc M. Linder The TCS Power Project – Thermochemical Energy Storage for CSP Thermal/thermochemical energy storage German Aerospace Center (DLR) Germany
Bai, Fengwu F. Bai, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, B. Yang Technical Evaluation Method of Thermal Energy Storage System Thermal/thermochemical energy storage The Institute of Eletrical Engineering Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Röger, Marc M. Röger, S. Caron, S. Dieckmann, E. Lüpfert Techno-Economic Analysis of Receiver Replacement Scenarios in a Parabolic Trough Field Thermal receivers DLR German Aerospace Center Spain
Lim, Jin Han J.H. Lim, A. Chinnici, B. Dally, G. Nathan Techno-Economic Assessment of a Hybrid Solar Receiver and Combustor CSP systems The University of Adelaide Australia
Guedez, Rafael R. Guedez, M. Arnaudo, Z. Hassar, B. Laumert, M. Topel, R. Zanino Techno-economic Performance Evaluation of Direct Steam Generation Solar Tower Plants with Thermal Energy Storage Systems Based on High-temperature Concrete and Encapsulated Phase Change Materials CSP systems KTH – Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Guedez, Rafael R. Guedez, M. Arnaudo, D. Ferruzza, Z. Hassar, B. Laumert, C.D. Pérez-Segarra, I. Rodriguez Techno-economic Performance Evaluation of Solar Tower Plants with Integrated Multi-layered PCM Thermocline Thermal Energy Storage – A Comparative Study to Conventional Two-tank Storage Systems CSP systems KTH – Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Bouaichaoui, Sofiane S. Bouaichaoui Techno-Economic Study for Feasibility of Solar Power Plant in Algeria CSP systems CDER Algeria
Hinrichs, Matthias M. Hinrichs, K. Federsel, M. Ladenberger, J. Wortmann Temperature Controlled Molten Salt Recirculation Enhances Effectiveness of Linear Concentrating Solar Fields Leading to Reduced LCOE Heat transfer fluids BASF SE Germany
Benoit, Hadrien H. Benoit, G. Flamant, D. Gauthier, I. Pérez López Temperature Influence on Wall-to-Particle Suspension Heat Transfer in a Solar Tubular Receiver Heat transfer fluids PROMES-CNRS France
Vindel López, José María J.M. Vindel López, A.A. Navarro, J. Polo, L. Ramírez, R.X. Valenzuela, L.F. Zarzalejo Temporal and Spatial Variability of the Solar Radiation from Probability Analysis Solar resource assessment CIEMAT Spain
Márquez, José María J.M. Márquez, R. López Martín, L. Valenzuela, E. Zarza Test Bench HEATREC for Heat Loss Measurement on Solar Receiver Tubes Thermal receivers CIEMAT – Plataforma Solar de Almería Spain
Villalobos, Uver U. Villalobos, S. Al Martini, P. Bergan, N. Calvet, T. Delclos, N. Hoivik, M. Martins Thermal and Mechanical Properties Characterization of High Temperature Concrete for CSP Applications Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Demagh, Yassine Y. Demagh, H. Benmoussa, L. Bordja, Y. Kabar Thermal Enhancement in Parabolic Trough Collectors by the Use of a Novel Wavy Absorber Thermal receivers Université de Jijel Algeria
Tizzoni, Anna Chiara A.C. Tizzoni, N. Corsaro, C. D’Ottavi, A. Giaconia, S. Licoccia, S. Sau Thermal Fluids for CSP Systems: Alkaline Nitrates/Nitrites Thermodynamics Modelling Method Heat transfer fluids Tor Vergata University Italy
Lahlou, Radia R. Lahlou, S. Almheiri, P. Armstrong, N. Calvet, B. Grange, T. Shamim, A. Slocum Thermal Modeling of a Secondary Concentrator Integrated with an Open Direct-Absorption Molten-Salt Volumetric Receiver in a Beam-Down Tower System Solar collectors Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
de Meyer, Oelof O. de Meyer, F. Dinter, S. Govender Thermal Resistance Model For CSP Central Receivers Thermal receivers Stellenbosch University South Africa
Lavine, Adrienne A. Lavine, H. Aryafar, G. Bran Anleu, C. Chen, J. Jordan, K. Lovegrove, A. Sepulveda Thermochemical Energy Storage with Ammonia: Aiming for the SunShot Cost Target Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Univ. of California, Los Angeles United States
Vidal, Alfonso A. Vidal Thermochemical Solar Hydrogen Production Integrated into a Power Plants – A Case Study on the Performance and Economy of a 19 MW Solar Thermal Power Plant General topics in CSP CIEMAT Spain
Hoffmann, Jean-Francois J. Hoffmann, C. Bourdil, V. Goetz, G. Jeangros, X. Py A Thermocline Thermal Energy Storage System for CSP with Natural or Recycled Filler Materials Using Vegetable oil as Heat Transfer Fluid Thermal/thermochemical energy storage CNRS PROMES France
Alonso, Elisa E. Alonso, E. Fuentalba, A. Gallo, C. Pérez-Rábago Thermodynamic Study of CuO/Cu2O and Co3O4/CoO Redox Pairs for Solar Energy Thermochemical Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage University of Antofagasta Chile
Garg, Pardeep P. Garg, P. Kumar, T. N.C., M. S. Orosz Thermo-Economic Comparison of Solar PV and ORC for Steady Load Applications General topics in CSP Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India
Topel, Monika M. Topel, F. Ellakany, M. Genrup, R. Guedez, B. Laumert Thermo-Economic Study on the Implementation of Steam Turbine Concepts for Flexible Operation on a Direct Steam Generation Solar Tower Power Plant Power cycles KTH Sweden
Augsburger, Germain G. Augsburger, E. Boschek, M.M. Clark, A.K. Das Thermo-Mechanical and Optical Optimization of the Molten Salt Receiver for a Given Heliostat Field Thermal receivers ALSTOM (Switzerland) Ltd Switzerland
Fernandez Diaz, Angel G. A.G. Fernandez Diaz, E. Fuentealba, H. Galleguillos, J.C. Gomez Thermophysical Properties and Corrosion Characterization of Low Cost Lithium Containing Nitrate Salts Produced in Northern Chile for Thermal Energy Storage Thermal/thermochemical energy storage Antofagasta University Chile
Ghosal, Ashitava A. Ghosal, R.B. Ashith Shyam A Three-degree-of-freedom Parallel Manipulator for Concentrated Solar Power Towers: Modeling, Simulation and Design General topics in CSP Indian Institute of Science India
Larmuth, James J. Larmuth, P. Gauché, W. Landman A Top-down Approach to Heliostat Cost Reduction Solar collectors Helio100 – Stellenbosch University South Africa
Sallaberry, Fabienne F. Sallaberry, I.D. Bernad, A. García de Jalón, J. Leon, L. Valenzuela Towards Standardization of in-Site Parabolic Trough Collector Testing in Solar Thermal Power Plants Measurements and control CENER (National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain) Spain
Hirsch, Tobias T. Hirsch, M. Biencinto, L. González, N. Martín-Chivelet, M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, S. Wilbert Towards the Definition of Requirements for Direct Normal Irradiance Nowcasting Systems Solar resource assessment DLR Institute of Solar Research Germany
Joshi, Abhinaya A. Joshi, O. Akinjiola, X. Lou, C. Neuschaefer, J. Quinn, C. Wang Transient Analysis of a Molten Salt Central Receiver(MSCR) in a Solar Power Plant Measurements and control ALSTOM United States
Feldhoff, Jan Fabian J.F. Feldhoff, N. Janotte, J. León Transient Analysis of Optical Efficiency and Incidence Angle Modifier for Line Focus Collectors Measurements and control DLR Germany
Doupis, Dimitri D. Doupis, J. Carcorze-Soto, Y. Chen, M. Clark, M. Losito, A. Maggi, C. Wang Transient Simulation of Molten Salt Central Receiver Thermal receivers Alstom United States
Serrano-Aguilera, Juan José J.J. Serrano-Aguilera, L. Valenzuela Transient Validation of RELAP5 Model with the DISS Facility in Once Through Operation Mode Heat transfer fluids Plataforma Solar de Almería (CIEMAT) Spain
Guo, Minghuan M. Guo, F. Sun, Z. Wang Two New Methods Used to Simulate the Circumferential Solar Flux Density Concentrated on the Absorber of a Parabolic Trough Solar Collector Solar collectors Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Wilbert, Stefan S. Wilbert, N. Geuder, A. Habte, S. Kleindiek, B. Nouri, M. Schwandt, F. Vignola Uncertainty of Rotating Shadowband Irradiometers and Si-Pyranometers Including the Spectral Irradiance Error Solar resource assessment DLR Spain
Benmarraze, Simon S. Benmarraze Unlocking the Value of Combining Renewable Energy Sources: Case Study of a Hybrid CSP – Wind Power Project Delivering Electricity to the Jordanian National Electricity Distribution Grid Grid integration SOLAREUROMED France
Harper, Paul P. Harper, J. Dreijer, P. Gauche, J. Larmuth, K. Malan Use of Mems and Optical Sensors for Closed Loop Heliostat Control CSP systems Stellenbosch University South Africa
Grange, Benjamin B. Grange, P. Armstrong, J. Beltran Torres, N. Calvet, V. Kumar, V. Perez, A. Slocum Validation of an Optical Model Applied to the Beam Down CSP Facility at the Masdar Institute Solar Platform Solar collectors Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Schroedter-Homscheidt, Marion M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, G. Gesell Verification of Sectoral Cloud Motion Based Direct Normal Irradiance Nowcasting from Satellite Imagery Solar resource assessment DLR Germany
Camerada, Marco M. Camerada, G. Cau, D. Cocco, A. Damiano, V. Demontis, T. Melis, M. Musio Villacidro Solar Demo Plant: Integration of Small-Scale CSP and Biogas Power Plants in an Industrial Microgrid Commercial and demonstration projects Sardegna Ricerche Italy
Raza, Aikifa A. Raza, A. Alobaidli, A. Higgo, T. Zhang Water Recovery in a Concentrated Solar Power Plant General topics in CSP Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates
Paetzold, Joachim J. Paetzold, S. Cochard, D.F. Fletcher, A. Vassallo Wind Effects in Solar Fields with Various Collector Designs Solar collectors The University of Sydney Australia