Advanced Concentrator Research: Two Examples

    Research output: NRELTechnical Report


    This paper briefly describes the major research efforts and findings at the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI) on two innovative, potentially low-cost, concentrator concepts. The first concept discussed is the stretched-membrane heliostat, and the second is the polymer-enclosed parabolic dish.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages10
    StatePublished - 1983

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/TP-253-2106


    • concentrator
    • polymer-enclosed parabolic dish
    • stretched-membrane heliostat


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