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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2019, 141(2): 021013.
Paper No: SOL-18-1428
Published Online: January 8, 2019
... thermochemical fuel Solar energy is regarded as a promising source of renewable energy but must be converted and stored to be used on demand. There are various pathways that have been proposed to convert and store solar energy into fungible fuels [ 1 – 4 ]. Among these are thermochemical processes...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2015, 137(3): 031007.
Paper No: SOL-14-1122
Published Online: June 1, 2015
... and that the Mohr–Coulomb static factor of safety is above two everywhere in the tubes, indicating that thermo-mechanical stresses in the tubes remain acceptably low. Chemistry Fuel Heat transfer Solar reactor Solar thermochemical redox cycling of metal oxides utilizes the reducing power...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2015, 137(1): 011012.
Paper No: SOL-14-1214
Published Online: August 25, 2014
... fuel production cycle. A mass, energy, and entropy balance over each step of the Zn/ZnO syngas production cycle is presented. The production of CO and H 2 is considered simultaneously across the range of possible stoichiometric combinations, and the effects of irreversibilities due to both...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2012, 134(4): 041010.
Published Online: September 24, 2012
... membrane (PEM) fuel cells with solar collectors to generate the required heat for the steam reforming. The synergies of these technologies lead to a highly efficient system with significantly larger power densities compared to conventional systems and generate tremendous advantages in terms of installation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 014505.
Published Online: January 7, 2008
... commercial plant. Zinc can be used as a fuel for zinc-air batteries and fuel cells, or it can be reacted with water to form high-purity hydrogen. In either case, the chemical product is ZnO, which in turn is solar recycled to zinc. The proposed thermochemical process provides an energy efficient route...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 8–15.
Published Online: June 20, 2005
...S. Kräupl; U. Frommherz; C. Wieckert Solar energy can be stored chemically by using concentrated solar irradiation as an energy source for carbothermic ZnO reduction. The produced Zn might be used for the production of electricity in Zn-air fuel cells or of H 2 by splitting water. In either case...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 161–163.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
...Michael Stavy This paper discusses the four points in the Kreith and Isler August, 2002 Journal of Solar Energy Engineering Discussion Note, “Comments Dealing with Fuel Cell Energy Policy and Renewable Energy”. The paper compares the carbon emissions (gm-CO 2 /mi) of the current US passenger...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2004, 126(3): 867–871.
Published Online: July 19, 2004
...C. Sugarmen; A. Rotstein; U. Fisher; J. Sinai Solar energy can be utilized to drive chemical processes to produce syngas, a hydrogen rich fuel that can be used for power generation. ORMAT took part in the Solasys project in which syngas was produced by a reforming process driven by solar energy...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2003, 125(2): 159–164.
Published Online: May 8, 2003
... for fueling stations was examined for its technical and economic feasibility. Integrated energy and material balance calculations were made to determine the amount of hydrogen that could be produced from a given reactor size and heliostat field area. Hourly solar data were applied to the model to properly...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2002, 124(2): 189–197.
Published Online: April 24, 2002
...Abraham Kribus Thermal Integral Micro-Generation (TIMGen) systems on the scale of a few Watts are proposed for use with solar or fuel-derived heat. The optics, the thermal receiver, and several alternative generation technologies, including MEMS heat engines (Stirling and Brayton cycles), thermal...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2001, 123(2): 160–163.
Published Online: January 1, 2001
...Rainer Tamme; Reiner Buck; Michael Epstein; Uriyel Fisher; Chemi Sugarmen This paper presents a novel process comprising solar upgrading of hydrocarbons by steam reforming in solar specific receiver-reactors and utilizing the upgraded, hydrogen-rich fuel in high efficiency conversion systems...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2001, 123(2): 133–137.
Published Online: November 1, 2000
... conditions was established by using a pulsed-feed of methane to carry out the particles of ZnO. Using this technique, nearly stoichiometric operation was demonstrated with a prototype reactor in a high-flux solar furnace, thereby opening up a means for efficient conversion of sunlight into chemical fuels...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Discussions
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2000, 122(1): 40–41.
Published Online: February 1, 2000
...Edward A. Fletcher, Professor Emeritus [S0199-6231(00)00401-9] solar power socio-economic effects energy resources solar heating fuel sunlight Americans need to know more about what solar energy can do, how its exploitation can affect our national well-being, and why it is essential...