1© 2010 Macademia
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
TODAY’S TOPIC:
Solar Thermal Power
Concept and Contents Copyright Macade...
2© 2010 Macademia
Where are we now?
Kick-Off Wind Solar PV Funding
Solar
Thermal
SHP & other
Renewables
Session # 5 – Nove...
3© 2010 Macademia
What we will cover
• The basics to Solar Thermal Power
• Early installations and current projects
• Exam...
4© 2010 Macademia
Your visiting scholar today:
Dr. Till Stenzel, Nur Energie, Great Britain
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
5© 2010 Macademia
• A Brief History of Solar Thermal
• Which technologies are on the market?
• Which regions are most suit...
6© 2010 Macademia
• Efficiency
• Hybrid Applications
• Storage
• Costs
212 Big topics in Solar Thermal
Our Schedule for To...
7© 2010 Macademia
• Current projects by Nur Energie in Northern Africa
• Major aspects of these projects; critical issues
...
8© 2010 Macademia
A Country
Before we start…
B Data
C Business
• Have you visited the forum?
Session # 5 – November 11, 20...
9© 2010 Macademia
• The basic difference to PV
• High direct normal insolation
• Sunlight being concentrated to produce he...
10© 2010 Macademia
• Rooted in France in the 1860s: solar-powered steam engine
• 45 kW trough plant in Egypt in the early ...
11© 2010 Macademia
11 The Main Technologies
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
• Large variety of versions available
• Key di...
12© 2010 Macademia
12 Big topics in Solar Thermal
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
• Efficiency
- Theoretically: Tower and ...
13© 2010 Macademia
12 Big topics in Solar Thermal
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
• Hybrid applications
- Advantage e.g. o...
14© 2010 Macademia
12 Big topics in Solar Thermal
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
• Storage
- Availability on demand witho...
15© 2010 Macademia
12 Big topics in Solar Thermal
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
• Costs
- Relatively high operating expe...
16© 2010 Macademia
13 Major aspects in these projects
• Location is key
• Funding / Financing approach
• Technological Exp...
17© 2010 Macademia
• Discussion with Dr. Till Stenzel, Nur Energie
3213 Interview with our expert
Session # 5 – November 1...
18© 2010 Macademia
• Continue the discussion in the forum
• Have you been in contact with Solar Thermal projects?
• Share ...
19© 2010 Macademia
Your visiting scholar next week:
Nico Köllner E.ON Climate & Renewables
Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
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Webinar Renewable Energy Session 5 - Solar Thermal Power

  1. 1. 1© 2010 Macademia Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 TODAY’S TOPIC: Solar Thermal Power Concept and Contents Copyright Macademia 2010; Copyright on pictures as indicated; no unauthorized use or publication Picture Copyright to Nur Energie., no further use allowed without permission
  2. 2. 2© 2010 Macademia Where are we now? Kick-Off Wind Solar PV Funding Solar Thermal SHP & other Renewables Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  3. 3. 3© 2010 Macademia What we will cover • The basics to Solar Thermal Power • Early installations and current projects • Examples from practice – the expert interview • Your views and questions Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  4. 4. 4© 2010 Macademia Your visiting scholar today: Dr. Till Stenzel, Nur Energie, Great Britain Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  5. 5. 5© 2010 Macademia • A Brief History of Solar Thermal • Which technologies are on the market? • Which regions are most suitable to Solar Thermal? 11 The Basics to Solar Thermal Our Schedule for Today Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  6. 6. 6© 2010 Macademia • Efficiency • Hybrid Applications • Storage • Costs 212 Big topics in Solar Thermal Our Schedule for Today Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  7. 7. 7© 2010 Macademia • Current projects by Nur Energie in Northern Africa • Major aspects of these projects; critical issues • Interview with Dr. Till Stenzel • Questions by participants 3 Examples from practice Our Schedule for Today Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  8. 8. 8© 2010 Macademia A Country Before we start… B Data C Business • Have you visited the forum? Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 • Information from your country; on national approaches, Renewables investments,… • Statistics on Renewables, Analyses, Reports • Try to find partners worldwide • Get advice on projects, jobs, et cetera
  9. 9. 9© 2010 Macademia • The basic difference to PV • High direct normal insolation • Sunlight being concentrated to produce heat • Direct steam generation or fluid with heat exchanger • Turbine driving a generator to produce electicity 11 The Basics to Solar Thermal Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  10. 10. 10© 2010 Macademia • Rooted in France in the 1860s: solar-powered steam engine • 45 kW trough plant in Egypt in the early 1900s • Energy crises of 1970s spurred commercial development • Development of Power Towers in the 1980s 11 A Brief History Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  11. 11. 11© 2010 Macademia 11 The Main Technologies Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 • Large variety of versions available • Key difference: stand-alone or grid-connected stations • Fossil hybrid and thermal storage versions • Most common versions: - Solar Dish - Trough - Power Tower
  12. 12. 12© 2010 Macademia 12 Big topics in Solar Thermal Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 • Efficiency - Theoretically: Tower and Dish systems superior to Trough - Solar-to-electric efficiency with contrast between laboratory and marketplace - Stirling Dish engine with record efficiency - Recent takeover by Power Tower generation under development
  13. 13. 13© 2010 Macademia 12 Big topics in Solar Thermal Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 • Hybrid applications - Advantage e.g. over Wind and PV: Thermal nature of the generation process - Hybrid versions to draw upon same turbine / generator system
  14. 14. 14© 2010 Macademia 12 Big topics in Solar Thermal Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 • Storage - Availability on demand without hybridisation - Cost advantage possible with efficient storage system - The molten salt technology and its implications for the most efficient systems
  15. 15. 15© 2010 Macademia 12 Big topics in Solar Thermal Session # 5 – November 11, 2010 • Costs - Relatively high operating expenditures - Locations crucial – particular with high direct insolation - Esp. from 1500 kWh / year onwards - Arid or Semi-arid regions; ≠ tropics
  16. 16. 16© 2010 Macademia 13 Major aspects in these projects • Location is key • Funding / Financing approach • Technological Expertise Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  17. 17. 17© 2010 Macademia • Discussion with Dr. Till Stenzel, Nur Energie 3213 Interview with our expert Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  18. 18. 18© 2010 Macademia • Continue the discussion in the forum • Have you been in contact with Solar Thermal projects? • Share your experience and opinion on this technology. • What do you think of DeserTec and similar initiatives? ...and for next week, please: Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
  19. 19. 19© 2010 Macademia Your visiting scholar next week: Nico Köllner E.ON Climate & Renewables Session # 5 – November 11, 2010
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