A Review on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Emerging Technology

D. Rene Dev*, D. Sam Harison**
* Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, C. S. I Institute of Technology, Thovalai, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
** Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Rohini College of Engineering and Technology, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
Periodicity:July - September'2022

Abstract

Solar power generation is one of the fastest-growing sources of renewable energy in the world. The economic benefits of technologies used to capture sunlight are increasing every year, expanding the opportunities for cleaner power generation. The global energy production model is changing from fossil fuels to renewable and nuclear energy. This paper provides a brief overview of the solar power generation system called Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), which is an emerging technology that is leading the way. The energy extracted from CSP technology is very clean, reliable, and environmentally friendly. This growth implies the complexity and size of systems and therefore requires an increase in maintenance tasks to ensure reliability, availability, maintainability, and security. This paper describes the various configurations of CSP, and the main causes and consequences of the CSP components are also analyzed.

Keywords

Concentrated Solar Power, Thermal Storage System, Heat Transfer Fluid, Optimization

How to Cite this Article?

Dev, D. R., and Harison, D. S. (2022). A Review on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Emerging Technology. i-manager’s Journal on Electrical Engineering, 16(1), 38-44.

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