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Concentrated Energy Towers

Sharif, Rashed
Al-Sadouni, Saif
Thomas, Rahul
Labiadh, Ahmed
A poster submitted in ENG 207 taught by Dr. David Prescott for the Fall 2016 semester.
Renewable energy is a key aspect in providing a safe source of energy for future generations. One of the main sources of renewable energy is solar energy. Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies. One of the ways to acquire solar energy is through the use of concentrated energy towers (CET). These towers work by concentrating sunlight to heat up molten salt located inside the tower. The heat gained is used to power a steam turbine power plant. These towers are very effective in places where the sunlight is abundant, such as the area around Seville City in Spain. Even though CET are expensive to build, to operate and maintain, solar power is still one of the best ways to harness and provide energy safely without affecting the environment.
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