solar energy control
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What are the main controls of solar power plants?
The main controls of solar plants can be classified in Sun tracking and control of the thermal variables. While the control of the Sun tracking mechanisms is typically done in an open loop mode, the control of the thermal variables is mainly done in closed loop.
What is a concentrating solar thermal system?
Concentrating solar thermal (CST) systems use optical devices (usually mirrors) and Sun tracking systems to concentrate a large area of sunlight into a smaller receiving area. The concentrated solar energy is then used as a heat source for a conventional power plant. A wide range of concentrating technologies exist.
How does solar control glazing work?
Solar control glazing are designed for hot climate applications, to reflect NIR radiation (wavelength 0.78鈥?.5 渭m) while allowing the transmittance of visible radiation. They strongly reduce heat gain in summer by blocking a large fraction of the solar infrared energy, thus reducing the cooling loads.
What is solar energy?
power from the sun that requires no other energy or mechanical system. process by which plants turn water, sunlight, and carbon dioxide into water, oxygen, and simple sugars. able to convert solar radiation to electrical energy.