Essential guide to the state-of-the-art of analysis, measurement, and assessment of the performance of concentrated solar power components and systems
1. Introduction to CSP systems and performance Part 1 CSP component performance 2. Mirrors 3. Receivers 4. Other Components Part 2 CSP system performance 5. Simulation tools for system performance prediction 6. Plant performance assessment (measurements) 7. Solar resource forecasting for CSP systems Part 3 Performance Degradation and Durability of CSP components 8. Assessment of durability 9. Accelerated ageing methodology
Dr Peter Heller is Head of the Department of Qualification at the Institute of Solar Research, German Aerospace Center, Germany.