CSP Training course - Lesson 1 : General Principles


Date & time: 
Wed, March 3, 2010 - 16:00
Duration / timezone: 

1 hour


Manuel Silva


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.



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