Category: Energy

Posted on: April 28, 2019 Posted by: QUALQEM Comments: 0

Is There a More Efficient Way to Generate Clean Energy with Concentrating Solar Power?

Ever used a magnifying glass to focus sunlight on your hand? Increase that heat a million-fold and you understand the concept of a solar thermal plant: a giant field of mirrors, focusing sunlight on a black metal chamber filled with water, air or other heat-carrying fluids. The concentrated sunlight is absorbed by the chamber walls and then conducted through the fluid, making it extremely hot. This concept can serve many purposes,…