Friday, 27 Nov 2015
Fontsize: [-] Text [+]

Dish-Stirling system

Dish-Stirling system
Download this image: Hi-Res JPEG (0.3 MB)
In Dish-Stirling systems, a parabolic mirror concentrates solar radiation into a focal point, where the Stirling motor is placed. Heat energy is transformed into mechanical energy by the Stirling motor. As a general rule, a generator then uses the mechanical energy to generate electricity.
Credit: DLR/Ernsting