Technical manual of solar energy for industrial processes

So that industrialists, engineers and technicians in the solar sector have an instrument to tackle feasibility studies in solar thermal energy for production processes, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, through the General Directorate of industry, Energía y Minas and the Community of Madrid Energy Foundation, is developing this “Technical Manual of Solar Energy for Industrial Processes”.

The manual is intended for qualified technical personnel in the industrial sector, project engineers for solar installations, technological and research organizations and, in general, professionals linked to the technical aspects of solar thermal installations.


Index.

FOREWORD.

1. Introduction.
2. USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN INDUSTRY.
3. DETAILS OF COMPONENTS.
4. DESIGN OF SOLAR INSTALLATIONS.
5. ASSEMBLY AND MAINTENANCE.
6. SOLAR ENERGY APPLIED TO BASIC PROCESSES.
7. ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL ASPECTS.
8. SOLAR ENERGY SERVICE COMPANIES.
9. SOLAR INSTALLATIONS IN SPANISH INDUSTRIES: EXAMPLES.
APPENDIX I: CHECKLIST FOR INDUSTRIES.
ANNEX II: DATA COLLECTION FORM.
APPENDIX III: ESE SOLAR TYPE CONTRACT.
APPENDIX IV: DEFINITIONS.
Bibliography.

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This guide was produced on the initiative of the General Directorate of Industry, Energy and Mines of the Ministry of the Economy and Finance and of the Energy Foundation of the Community of Madrid. The technical development was entrusted to the company Escan, SA