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    • Advanced Concrete Steam Accumulation Tanks for Energy Storage for Solar Thermal Electricity 

      Prieto, Cristina; Pérez Osorio, David; Gonzalez-Roubaud, Edouard; Fereres, Sonia; Cabeza, Luisa F. (MDPI, 2021)
      Steam accumulation is one of the most effective ways of thermal energy storage (TES) for the solar thermal energy (STE) industry. However, the steam accumulator concept is penalized by a bad relationship between the volume ...
    • Thermal energy storage evaluation in direct steam generation solar plants 

      Prieto, Cristina; Rodríguez-Sánchez, Alfonso; Patiño-Rodríguez, David; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Existing commercial parabolic trough power plants use thermal oil as a heat transfer fluid, with working temperatures in the region of 400 °C. In order to achieve more efficient generating systems, a second generation of ...