Institute of Solar Research

90% Efficiency and Beyond – Recent advantages in the volumetric absorber development

Besides the currently mostly deployed molten salt receiver the volumetric air receiver is the only advanced receiver technology that also offers a proven, effective and scalable storage concept (FIGURE 1). In addition, the open volumetric receiver (OVR) technology has significant advantages in simplicity and robustness of operation compared to plants [...]

Presentation of the new high-flux solar simulator SynLight on CSP conference SolarPACES in Cape Town

In Cape Town the Institute of Solar Research presented SynLight for the first time to the international CSP industry (CSP = concentrating solar power). "The new research facility SynLight will be the world's largest artificial sun. It provides ideal testing opportunities to the manufacturers of components as well as to [...]

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