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Published at Energy Conversion and Management – Comparative study of process simulation, energy and exergy analyses of solar enhanced char-cycling biomass pyrolysis process

Published at Energy Conversion and Management – Comparative study of process simulation, energy and exergy analyses of solar enhanced char-cycling biomass pyrolysis process

Abstract: Pyrolysis is an efficient technology for converting biomass into value-added products, characterized by endothermal reactions. The introduction of induced solar irradiance can boost product yields and reduce carbon emissions associated with incineration....

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Published at Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews – Massive grid-scale energy storage for next-generation concentrated solar power: A review of the potential emerging concepts

Published at Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews – Massive grid-scale energy storage for next-generation concentrated solar power: A review of the potential emerging concepts

The cost of renewable energy has significantly decreased in recent years, which marks the way towards a fully renewable and sustainable future. However, this energy transition is not possible without massive grid-scale energy storage technology since most of the...

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What happened with Crescent Dunes?

What happened with Crescent Dunes?

The Crescent Dunes CSP project in the US was the first of a kind: The first tower CSP with thermal energy storage at full-scale; 110 MW. (Above about 150 MW, the distances of the solar field encircling the tower receiver has optical limits) It was developed by the...

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Registration open for September: SFERA-III Doctoral Colloquium and Summer School

Registration open for September: SFERA-III Doctoral Colloquium and Summer School

𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝟰𝘁𝗵 𝗦𝗙𝗘𝗥𝗔-𝗜𝗜𝗜 𝗗𝗼𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝗾𝘂𝗶𝘂𝗺 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝘂𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 📅 11 – 15 September 2023 🔎 Focus topic summer school: Smart CSP: how smart tools, devices and software can help improve the design and operation of concentrating solar power technologies. 🗣 💻 DLR...

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