IEC 62862-3-2:2018 

Solar thermal electric plants - Part 3-2: Systems and components - General requirements and test methods for large-size parabolic-trough collectors


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IEC 62862-3-2:2018 specifies the requirements and the test methods for the characterization of a large-size parabolic-trough collector. This document covers the determination of optical and thermal performance of parabolic-trough collectors, and the tracking accuracy of the collector one-axis tracking system. This test method is for outdoor testing only. This document applies to parabolic-trough collectors equipped with the manufacturer-supplied sun tracking mechanism.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-07-10
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 117 - Solar thermal electric plantsrss
ICS27.160 - Solar energy engineering
Stability date  2021
File size1462 KB

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