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Master's project
Concentrated solar power plants use sunlight to produce the superheated steam required to drive a conventional power cycle. In linear concentrator systems, the heat is generated using parabolic trough mirrors that focus the sunlight onto a horizontal... Read
Master's project

Prospective study of synergies between solar chimney power plants, atmospheric CO2 capture, and the valorization of CO2

Grégoire Virard
Social Business Assistants (SBA) – Lausanne | Mon, 02/18/2013 - Fri, 06/21/2013
Solar chimney power plants (SCPP) are one of the renewable energy technologies being developed to replace fossil fuels for electricity production. This power plant can be coupled with the direct capture of atmospheric CO2, essentially transforming th... Read
Master's project

Renewable Energy Breakthrough into Refugee Camps

Hamed Ziade
UNHCR – Geneva | Mon, 02/18/2013 - Tue, 09/03/2013
Refugee camps are complex operations, often set in off-grid areas, that require thorough planning and complex infrastructure to guarantee the delivery of services and the wellbeing of their residents. Access to energy is primordial is of particular i... Read
Master's project

Photovoltaic System Integration into a Mini Grid

Gorkem Soyumer
CSEM-RAK – Ras al Khaimah (UAE) | Tue, 06/17/2014
In the past, the off-grid electricity demand of the research centers in the CSEM-UAE Solar Laboratory was met using a diesel generator and multiple stand-along photovoltaic power plants with storage.For his Master’s thesis, which he carried out... Read