IEC 62862-4-1:2022 PRV 
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Solar thermal electric plants - Part 4-1: General requirements for the design of solar power tower plants


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This Final Draft International Standard is an up to 6 weeks' pre-release of the official publication. It is available for sale during its voting period: 2022-07-08 to 2022-08-19. By purchasing this FDIS now, you will automatically receive, in addition, the final publication.

IEC 62862-4-1:2022 specifies the general requirements for the design of solar power tower plants and covers the electric power system requirements, the solar resource assessment, the site selection, the overall planning, the layout of the heliostat field and the receiver tower, the layout of the power block, the collector system, the heat transfer, the thermal energy storage and steam generation system, the steam turbine system, the water treatment system, the information system, instrumentation and control, the electrical equipment and system, occupational safety and occupational health. This document is applicable to the design requirements of newly built, expanded or rebuilt solar power tower plants employing steam turbines with molten salt or water-steam as heat transfer fluid.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2022-07-08
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 117 - Solar thermal electric plantsrss
ICS27.160 - Solar energy engineering
Stability date  2025
File size838 KB

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