Heat-Loss Testing of Solel's UVAC3 Parabolic Trough Receiver

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


For heat-loss testing on two Solel UVAC3 parabolic trough receivers, a correlation developed predicts receiver heat loss as a function of the difference between avg absorber and ambient temperatures.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages19
StatePublished - 2008

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-550-42394


  • concentrated solar power
  • correlation
  • CSP
  • heat-loss testing
  • parabolic trough
  • receivers
  • UVAC3


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