Date & time: Wed, March 3, 2010 - 16:00
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Lesson 1 : Fundamentals of concentrating solar thermal power
In this session, the contents will focus on the physical and thermodynamic basis of Concentrated Solar Power:
High temperature solar-thermal conversion, limits to the concentration of solar radiation and description of the main concentrating technologies.
Solar thermal power plants: concept, background, general configuration and main typologies of solar thermal power plants.
This lesson is part of the general course on CSP technology.