Solar Thermal System

Excitation System Power Station

The solar thermal power system collects the thermal energy in solar radiation and uses at high or low temperature. The low temperature applications include water and space heating for commercial and residential buildings.1 Producing electricity using the steam-turbine-driven electrical generator is a high temperature application discussed in this chapter. The technology of generating electrical power using the solar thermal energy has been demonstrated at commercial scale. The research and...

Electrical Generator

Rate Flux Linkage

6.1 Electromechanical Energy Conversion The conversion of the mechanical power of the wind turbine into the electrical power can be accomplished by any one of the following types of the electrical machines the direct current DC machine. These machines work on the principles of the electromagnetic actions and reactions. The resulting electromechanical energy conversion is reversible. The same machine can be used as the motor for converting the electrical power into mechanical power, or as the...