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Solar Power Plants

Fundamentals, Technology, Systems, Economics
  • 425 Pages
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Springer
ContributionsL. L. Vant-Hull (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7444066M
ISBN 100387188975
ISBN 139780387188973

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Chapter Hybridization of concentrating solar power (CSP) with fossil fuel power plants. Abstract: Introduction. Solar hybridization approaches. Fossil boosting and backup of solar power plants. Solar-aided coal-fired power plants. Integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) power plants.

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The conversion efficiency of a photovoltaic (PV) cell, or solar cell, is the percentage of the solar energy shining on a PV device that is converted into usable electricity. Improving this conversion efficiency is a key goal of research and helps make PV technologies cost-competitive with conventional sources of.

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