Modelling an actively-cooled CPV system

A. Buonomano, G. Mittelman, D. Faiman, S. Biryukov, V. Melnichak, D. Bukobza, S. Kabalo

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Abstract

We have constructed a 7-node, 1-dimensional model of the heat flow in a water-cooled CPV receiver. The model is validated against data from a module exposed to solar irradiance at various concentrations up to 1,000X at the PETAL solar dish facility at Sede Boqer.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication8th International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems, CPV 2012
Pages235-238
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2012
Event8th International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems, CPV 2012 - Toledo, Spain
Duration: 16 Apr 201218 Apr 2012

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1477
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference8th International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems, CPV 2012
Country/TerritorySpain
CityToledo
Period16/04/1218/04/12

Keywords

  • CPV
  • Modeling
  • Validation
  • Water-cooled

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