- Description: Parabolic troughs solar collectors concentrate sunlight to heat a synthetic oil, which then heats water to create steam. The steam is piped to an onsite turbine-generator to produce electricity. On cloudy days, the plant uses a supplementary natural gas boiler to generate additional steam to drive the turbine-generator.
- Source info: Image from NextEra Energy Resources's SEGS Overview PDF.
- License: Other (Fair Use)
SEGS Solar Power Station Diagram of Operation's Implemented Solutions
SEGS was the first solar power station to commercially adopt Parabolic Trough technology. It consists of nine Concentrated Solar Power plants located in...
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