TeachMeFinance.com - explain Solar thermal parabolic dishes
Solar thermal parabolic dishes The term 'Solar thermal parabolic dishes' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' A solar thermal technology that uses a modular mirror system that approximates aparabol a and incorporates two-axis tracking to focus the sunlight onto receivers located at the focal point of each dish. The mirror system typically is made from a number of mirror facets, either glass or polymer mirror, or can consist of a single stretched membrane using apolymer mirror. The concentrated sunlight may be used directly by a Stirling, Rankine, or Brayton cycle heat engine at the focal point ofthe receiver or to heat a working fluid that is piped to a central engine. The primary applications include remote electrification, waterpumping, and grid-connected generation'.
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