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Solar Concentrators
Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki, Roberto Ramirez-Iniguez, Scott G. McMeekin, Brian G. Stewart, Barry Clive
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Volume - 1   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - May 2010  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Renewable Energy Resources, Solar Energy, Solar Concentrator
ABSTRACT
Solar technology offers great potential in terms of supplying the world’s energy needs. However, its current contribution to the world is still limited. The main factor is related to high initial cost of building the system. This paper will provide an up-to-date review of solar concentrators and their benefits to make solar technology affordable. It will also analyse on some of the existing solar concentrators used in the solar technology for the past four decades. The design and performance of each concentrator will be explained and compared.
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Mr. Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki
- United Kingdom
firdaus.muhammadsukki@gcu.ac.uk
Mr. Roberto Ramirez-Iniguez
- United Kingdom
Mr. Scott G. McMeekin
- United Kingdom
Mr. Brian G. Stewart
- United Kingdom
Mr. Barry Clive
- United Kingdom