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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 04/2016, Volume 56, pp. 611 - 630
.... Among the several available technologies, Direct Steam Generation (DSG), in which steam is generated directly in the absorber tubes of the solar field, and then directly fed to the turbine or thermal storage, holds interesting advantages... 
Control systems | Concentrating Solar Power | Direct steam generation | Line-focus | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | PROJECT | ENERGY & FUELS | PARABOLIC TROUGHS | COLLECTORS | Thermodynamics | Solar power plants | Solar energy | Force and energy | Green technology | Turbines | Electricity | Dynamics | Steam generation | Tubes | Solar power generation | Dynamical systems | Power plants | Engineering Sciences
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Solar energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 2011, Volume 85, Issue 4, pp. 627 - 633
Parabolic trough power plants with direct steam generation are a promising option for future cost reduction in comparison to the SEGS type technology... 
Parabolic trough power plant | Thermal energy storage | Concrete | Phase change material | Latent heat storage | Direct steam generation | ENERGY & FUELS | Concretes | Electric power plants | Electric power generation | Construction | Storage systems | Modules | Steam generation | Steam electric power generation
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Renewable energy, ISSN 0960-1481, 2019, Volume 135, pp. 800 - 810
Solar-powered direct steam generation (DSG) is attractive for power generation and industrial utilization due to the combination of renewable-energy source and clean energy carrier... 
Transient characteristics | SIMPLE algorithm | Solar energy | Direct steam generation (DSG) | Concentrating solar power (CSP) | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | ENERGY & FUELS | THERMAL-ENERGY | MODEL | SIMULATION | MULTILEVEL ANALYTICAL METHODOLOGY | FLOW | SOLAR | DYNAMICS | SYSTEMS | Solar collectors | Algorithms | Electric power production | Analysis | Green technology
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Applied energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 2017, Volume 206, pp. 393 - 400
[Display omitted] •Novel experiment was performed for nanofluids at a focused solar flux of 280 Suns.•Strong surface evaporation was enabled while the bulk... 
Steam production | Evaporation | Nanofluid | Direct absorption | Photothermal conversion | Solar energy | SILVER NANOFLUIDS | THERMAL-ENERGY STORAGE | VAPOR GENERATION | AL2O3-H2O NANOFLUID | ENERGY & FUELS | PHOTOTHERMAL CONVERSION CHARACTERISTICS | NANOPARTICLE DISPERSIONS | PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | COLLECTOR | POWER-GENERATION | WATER
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Solar energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 2017, Volume 157, pp. 35 - 46
•Direct solar steam generation by plasmonic nanofluids is proposed.•Localized optical heating is the main contributor to solar steam generation... 
Surface plasmon resonance | Direct solar steam generation | Nanofluid | Solar energy | DIRECT ABSORPTION | THERMAL COLLECTOR | GRAPHENE NANOPLATELETS NANOFLUID | ENERGY | CONVERSION | ENERGY & FUELS | HIGH-TEMPERATURE | OPTICAL PROPERTY | NANOPARTICLES | DIRECT VAPOR GENERATION | WATER
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 01/2018, Volume 159, pp. 501 - 509
•Innovative thermal energy storage (TES) for direct steam generation (DSG) plants.•New comparison of TES systems in DSG based... 
Phase change material (PCM) | Accumulator | Direct steam generation (DSG) | Steam | Thermal energy storage (TES) | Concentrated solar power (CSP) | Molten salt | SYSTEM | DESIGN | ENERGY & FUELS | PERFORMANCE | POWER-PLANTS | Plants | Solar power plants | Heat storage | Analysis | Force and energy
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Applied Thermal Engineering, ISSN 1359-4311, 07/2017, Volume 121, pp. 617 - 627
[Display omitted] •Super broadband Ag@TiO2 nanoparticles were synthesized with a one–pot method.•Photo–thermal performances of Ag@TiO2 nanofluids were... 
Heat capture | Ag@TiO2 nanofluids | Solar energy harvesting | Steam generation | Ag@TiO | nanofluids | LOCALIZATION | ENERGY & FUELS | RANKINE-CYCLE SYSTEM | PERFORMANCE | WORKING FLUID | PARABOLIC TROUGH | ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL | NANOFLUID | MECHANICS | THERMODYNAMICS | DIRECT VAPOR GENERATION | ENHANCEMENT | ABSORPTION SOLAR COLLECTOR | THIN-FILM
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Powder technology, ISSN 0032-5910, 2017, Volume 321, pp. 276 - 285
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 10/2015, Volume 120, pp. 636 - 650
[Display omitted] •Steady-state thermo-hydraulic modeling of direct steam generation process... 
Flow pattern | Pressure drop | Two-phase flow | Direct steam generation | 2-PHASE FLOW | FLOW PATTERN MAP | ENERGY & FUELS | PARABOLIC TROUGHS | PART II | PIPE | SIMULATION | DYNAMICS | PRESSURE-DROP MODEL | HORIZONTAL TUBES | SOLAR COLLECTORS
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Applied thermal engineering, ISSN 1359-4311, 2017, Volume 127, pp. 1530 - 1542
.... The present work proposes the 2D-finite volume method (FVM) and 3D-finite element volume (FEM) coupled model to conduct the thermal load and bending analysis of the HCE of direct-steam-generation... 
Heat collection element (HCE) | Direct steam generation (DSG) | Thermal bending | Concentrating solar power (CSP) | DESIGN | ENERGY & FUELS | ABSORBER TUBE | DEFLECTION | MULTILEVEL ANALYTICAL METHODOLOGY | ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL | PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS | MECHANICS | THERMODYNAMICS | CONCENTRATOR | OPERATION | DISS PROJECT | FLUX DISTRIBUTION | RECEIVER | Solar power plants | Analysis | Green technology | Solar energy
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Solar energy materials and solar cells, ISSN 0927-0248, 2017, Volume 159, pp. 526 - 535
...) systems for direct steam generation (DSG) thermosolar facilities. Properties such as high energy density and energy storing/delivery at constant temperature bring PCM based systems in excellent candidates for DSG facility storage units... 
Phase change material (PCM) | Hydroxides | Thermal energy storage (TES) | Corrosion | Solar energy | Direct steam generation (DSG) | PHYSICS, APPLIED | ENERGY & FUELS | PERFORMANCE | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | POWER-PLANTS | Nickel alloys | Steel, Stainless | Heat storage | Heat resistant alloys | Force and energy | Carbon steel | Corrosion and anti-corrosives
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