Compound Parabolic Concentrator

  • A Compound Parabolic Concentrator (Cpc) Is A Concentrating Solar Concentrator.
  • Uses A Two Parabolic Trough To Concentrate The Solar Radiation On To A Heat Collecting Element.
  • High Efficiency Thermal Energy Collection.
  • CPC Can Achieve High Operating Temperatures Using Focused As Well As Diffused Solar Radiation.

Applications - High temperature Hot water, Hot air

Technical Specifications

Type, model Compound Parabolic Concentrator
Collector Absorber assembly Evacuated glass tube with absorber coating and Al/Cu absorber piping
Collector Aperture area 3sqm
Water flow rate 90 ltr/day approx
Water initial temperature 30 °C
Water final temperature 85 °C +/-5
Temp rise in water 55 °C approx
Energy supplied 4950 kCal/day approx @715 W/m2 GHI
Temperature control Thermocouple to monitor water temperature
Water flow control system Automated water flow control system
Compound Parabolic Concentrator