Blog #29 – Full scale testing in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Blog #29 – Full scale testing in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Two main concerns exist within industrial forced draft air-cooled condensers (ACCs) in relation to concentrated solar power (CSP) plant performance. The first being that of excessive auxiliary power consumption. The second being underperformance during adverse...
Blog #28 – Hybrid cooling system for CSP applications

Blog #28 – Hybrid cooling system for CSP applications

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants use solar irradiation as a heat source, in a Rankine-type cycle, to produce electricity. Locations that provide optimal solar conditions for CSP plants are generally also characterized by low water availability. Minimizing water...