Solar Two Performance Evaluation

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Solar Two was a 10-MWe prototype central receiver plant east of Barstow, California. Solar Two, which was sponsored by a consortium of utilities and industry in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, began regular electricity production in February 1997 and completed its last day of regular electricity production in March 1999. This paper presents preliminary results from the most recentSolar Two performance evaluation.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 1999
EventIntersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC) - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Duration: 1 Aug 19995 Aug 1999


ConferenceIntersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC)
CityVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-550-26642


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