International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.13(2) (2022)

  • Design of Solar Power Plant for One Megawatt Power with Central Cavity Receiver

    Naveen Kumar Gurajala (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sasi Institute of Technology and Engineering, Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA),
    Eswara Manikanta Javvadi (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sasi Institute of Technology and Engineering, Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA).

    Disciplinary: Energy Engineering (Renewable Energy, Solar Energy), Power Plant Engineering, Thermal Engineering.

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2022.38

    Keywords: Power plant design; Renewable energy; Solar energy; Heat storage; Solar power; SCCRPP; Central receiver concept; Heat exchanger design; Energy storage tank; Preheating zone; Evaporating zone; Superheating zone; Heliostat; Solar central cavity receiver power plant; Thermal analysis.

    Solar energy is a vital renewable form of energy and huge research has been done last few centuries for effective utilization of solar energy for the generation of power. Though solar power generation cannot compete economically at present, it is not too far away that the solar option is going to be techno-economical comparable with the primary source especially the fossil fuel resources depleting fast. The present work is an attempt to design the solar energy collection and storage system of a 1 MW Solar Central Cavity Receiver Power Plant (SCCRPP) in a unified way for its continuous operation on a 24 hour per day basis. The design is made by considering individually the design steps involved to design heliostat system, a detailed receiver system integrating three zones viz., preheating, evaporating, and superheating zones and storage system for nighttime operation of the plant and combine them to give a comprehensive design method. The study is restricted to the design of SCCRPP without the consideration of the cost economics of the components.

    Paper ID: 13A2Q

    Cite this article:

    Gurajala, N. K. & Javvadi, E. M. (2022). Design of Solar Power Plant for One Megawatt Power with Central Cavity Receiver. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 13(2), 13A2Q, 1-14. http://TUENGR.COM/V13/13A2Q.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2022.38


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