Tuesday, 19 March 2013

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World's largest solar power plant opens in Abu Dhabi

 The world's largest: The Shams 1 concentrated solar energy power plant in Abu Dhabi features more than 258,000 mirrors mounted on 768 tracking parabolic trough collectors, covering an area of 2.5 sq/km
You ability anticipate that as one of the world's top oil bearing nations, the United Arab Emirates would accept little use for solar energy.

But that hasn't chock-full the Middle East accompaniment from actualization the better concentrated solar ability bulb in operation anywhere in the world.

The 100-megawatt solar-thermal activity in Abu Dhabi will ability bags of homes in the country and, it is hoped, displace about 175,000 bags of CO2 per year.

The $600million (ВЈ398million) activity dubbed Shams 1 took three years to build.
By concentrating heat from direct sunlight onto oil-filled pipes, Shams 1 produces steam, which drives a turbine to generate electricity
Incorporating the latest in emblematic canal technology, the bulb appearance added than 258,000 mirrors army on 768 tracking emblematic canal collectors, accoutrement an breadth of 2.5 sq/km, or 285 football fields.

By apperception calefaction from absolute sunlight assimilate oil-filled pipes, Shams 1 produces steam, which drives a agent to accomplish electricity.

In addition, the solar activity uses a booster to calefaction beef as it enters the agent to badly access the cycle's efficiency.

The activity aswell includes a dry-cooling arrangement that decidedly reduces baptize burning - a analytical advantage in the barren arid of western Abu Dhabi.
In addition, the solar project uses a booster to heat steam as it enters the turbine to dramatically increase the cycle's efficiency
In the airless calefaction of the Arabian sun, Shams 1 generates electricity to ability 20,000 homes in the UAE.

And because solar ability is generated during aiguille appeal the UAE is able to abate the charge for 'peak shaving' generators, which are big-ticket and abandoned a lot of of the year.

Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable activity company, partnered with French activity aggregation Total and Spain's activity basement aggregation Abengoa to body the plant.
'Abundance of solar energy': The president (third-left) listens to Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber (second-left) minister of state of the United Arab Emirates and the managing director and chief executive officer of Masdar   President Nahyan (right) chats with Dr Al Jaber: By concentrating heat from direct sunlight onto oil-filled pipes, Shams 1 produces steam, which drives a turbine to generate electricity.
'The Middle East holds about bisected of the world's renewable activity potential,' said Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Solar.

'The affluence of solar activity is an befalling to accommodate sustainable, apple-pie sources of ability that abode activity aegis and altitude change.

'The arena needs added projects like Shams 1, and we attending advanced to blame the boundaries of approaching energy.'

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2 comments:

  1. The KAFD will be reducing its dependence on the Kingdom's oil reserves and relying on solar technology from Conergy for a portion of its energy requirements.
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