Solar Parabolic Mirror

By Xah Lee. Date: .
solar mirror dish  Ripasso  Kalahari desert  Jeffrey Barbee 2015-05-13
“5 meter radius mirror dish, tested by company Ripasso in the Kalahari desert.” [photo by Jeffrey Barbee. Source ]
Stirling Solar Dish
Stirling Energy System's Solar dish. This is about 11 meters in diameter.
Dish Stirling Systems of SBP in Spain
“Six dish Stirling Systems developed by Schlaich Bergermann und Partner of Stuttgart, Germany, in operation at the Plataforma Solar de Almeria in Spain. The three dishes in the foreground are second-generation systems. The systems produce 10 kW of power from a Solo Kleinmotoren engine.” -- Wikipedia.
solar dish array
Array of solar disks of a power plant in Australia. Photo from Time Mag, ~2001.
solar dish Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center Israel-s
solar dish at Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center, Israel. 3340×2504 [image source 2011-11-28 ] [Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center][ ]

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