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Heliostat field layout optimization for a central receiver
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There are two methods generally used for heliostat field layout optimization: the field growth method and the pattern method. A third, less commonly used method also exists: the free variable method. ...
Identifying the optimum storage capacity for a 100-MWe concentrating solar power plant in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Central receiver power plants generate renewable electricity by exploiting the energy provided by the sun. The conditions experienced in the Northern Cape region of South Africa provide the ideal ...