IEC 62862-3-1:2021 PRV 
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Solar thermal electric plants - Part 3-1: Systems and components - General requirements for the design of parabolic-trough solar thermal power plants


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IEC 62862-3-1:2021 specifies the general requirements for the design of parabolic-trough solar thermal power plants. It includes requirements for the electric power system, solar resource assessment, site selection, overall planning, collector system, heat transfer system, thermal energy storage system, steam generation system, steam turbine system, layout of solar field, layout of power block, electrical equipment and system, water treatment system, instrumentation and control, auxiliary system and ancillary facilities, as well as considerations concerning health and safety.
This document is applicable to the design of new, expanded or rebuilt parabolic-trough solar thermal power plants using a steam turbine.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2021-11-05
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 117 - Solar thermal electric plantsrss
ICS27.160 - Solar energy engineering
Stability date  2025
File size1167 KB

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