Solar linear Fresnel collector using molten nitrates as heat transfer fluid

Roberto Grena, Pietro Tarquini

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Abstract

The use of molten nitrates as heat transfer fluid in a solar Fresnel Linear Concentrator is proposed. A system specifically designed to work with molten nitrates is presented, with an analysis of its optical and thermal properties and the discussion of advantages and disadvantages with respect to existing systems. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1048 - 1056
Number of pages9
JournalEnergy
Volume36
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pollution
  • Energy(all)

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