Dish-Stirling plant © Björn Appel, Username Warden CC BY 3.0

Dish-Stirling plant

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The photo shows a EuroDish-Stirling power plant in southern France. At a diameter of 17 m, its power output is 50 kW.

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2018-07-13
Smaller solar power plants have a round concave reflector (“dish”) with the working cylinder of a Stirling engine at the focal point. The generator is placed directly on the shaft of a Stirling engine. (Alternative: A permanent magnet is used as a piston, which as a linear generator can integrate the electric power generation directly in the Stirling engine.) Dish-Stirling power plants are used, for example, in sunny regions without a power supply grid as a partial replacement for diesel generators. If the power plant’s battery capacity is sufficiently large, the diesel generators can be dispensed with.

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