Course details

Measurement tools and standardization aspects for concentrating solar technology


  • Location: Hornberg (Germany)
  • Year of completion: 2013
  • Duration: 16 hours

Topics covered:

  • Life time analysis & accelerated aging tests
  • Calibration and analysis of heliostats
  • Heat Flux Measurement on CSP
  • Measurement technologies & operation systems in solar test facilities
  • Modelling and standardization of yield analysis for solar thermal power plants
  • Specifications of reflectors based on guidelines and standards
  • Overview on Norms and Standards for Solar Energy Technology Relevant for CSP Development and Implementation