Global climate change, which has upset the ecological balance, and the rate of population growth, causing an increase in the demand for electricity in the world, are accelerating the gradual transition of states to green energy. Energy generation and energy storage are two important elements in green energy systems. We select parabolic solar concentrators as instrument for energy generation and develop flat facet solar concentrators that approximate a parabolic shape surface. Not only the structure of solar concentrators is proposed, but also the structure of thermal energy storage is described and presented. Using our solar concentrators, small-scale thermal energy storage (TES), it is possible to make power plants for green buildings. Small solar power plants and the air dehumidification system based on solar concentrators have great practical potential, can provide all the energy needs of smart residential buildings in countries with a hot climate, regulate air humidity, improve agricultural productivity in mountainous areas, etc. We describe a small-scale TES and the heater based on a solar concentrator. Water can be used to transfer heat energy. Another variant of TES is based on grave. We describe not only the structure of the system with parabolic solar concentrator and TES but calculate their parameters (pp.15-23).
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