There are lessons to be drawn from the SSPS experience that may help evaluate the potential of central receiver technologies. Our experience confirms that sodium-cooled recievers can collect solar energy efficiently and reliably; it also confirms the need for large scale, not only on the basis of manpower considerations but also becaise of the relative impact of plant loads and increased efficiency of larger subcomponents.


Solar Energy Relative Impact Feed Forward Control Minor Efficiency Transient Operation 
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© Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Carmona
    • 1
  • José Martín
    • 1
  1. 1.ITETUSA

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